Schedules

ScheduleConsequential and Minor Amendments

The Magistrates' Courts Act 1952

1In section 57(4) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1952 (proceedings to be treated as domestic proceedings) after the words " Act, 1920 " there shall be inserted the words

or registered in a magistrates' court under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972

and for the words " or confirmed ", where last occurring, there shall be substituted the words

confirmed or registered.

The Army Act 1955 and the Air Force Act 1955

2Section 150 of the Army Act 1955 and section 150 of the Air Force Act 1955 (enforcement of maintenance, etc. orders by deduction from pay) shall each be amended by the insertion, in subsection (5), at the end of the first paragraph of the words

and to an order registered in such a court under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972.

The Naval Discipline Act 1957

3In section 101 of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (service of process in proceedings for maintenance, etc.), in subsection (5), after the words " Act, 1920" there shall be inserted the words

or registered in such a court under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972.

The Maintenance Orders Act 1958

4At the end of section 1 of the Maintenance Orders Act 1958 (introductory provisions setting out the scheme of Part I as respects registration in one court of a maintenance order made by another) there shall be inserted the following subsection:—

(4)For the purposes of this section a maintenance order within the meaning of Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 which is registered in a magistrates' court under the said Part I shall be deemed to be a maintenance order made by that court.

The Maintenance and Affiliation Orders Act (Northern Ireland) 1966

5In section 10 of the Maintenance and Affiliation Orders Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 (orders to which Part II of that Act applies)—

(a)in subsection (2), after the word " means " there shall be inserted the words

an order made outside the United Kingdom and registered in a court of summary jurisdiction in Northern Ireland under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 or; and

(b)at the end there shall be inserted the following subsection:—

(5)For the purposes of this Part an order made outside the United Kingdom and registered in a court of summary jurisdiction in Northern Ireland under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 shall be deemed to be a maintenance order made by that court.

The Administration of Justice Act 1970

6At the end of Schedule 8 to the Administration of Justice Act 1970. (maintenance orders to which Part I of the Maintenance Orders Act 1958 applies) there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

11A maintenance order within the meaning of Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 registered in a magistrates' court under the said Part I.

The Attachment of Earnings Act 1971

7At the end of Schedule 1 to the Attachment of Earnings Act 1971. (maintenance orders to which that Act applies) there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

11A maintenance order within the meaning of Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 registered in a magistrates' court under the said Part I.