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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 3E+WInternational protection of adults

Part 6E+WGeneral

CertificatesE+W

30A certificate given under Article 38 by an authority in a Convention country other than England and Wales is, unless the contrary is shown, proof of the matters contained in it.

Powers to make further provision as to private international lawE+W

31Her Majesty may by Order in Council confer on the Lord Chancellor, the court or another public authority functions for enabling the Convention to be given effect in England and Wales.

32(1)Regulations may make provision—E+W

(a)giving further effect to the Convention, or

(b)otherwise about the private international law of England and Wales in relation to the protection of adults.

(2)The regulations may—

(a)confer functions on the court or another public authority;

(b)amend this Schedule;

(c)provide for this Schedule to apply with specified modifications;

(d)make provision about countries other than Convention countries.

ExceptionsE+W

33Nothing in this Schedule applies, and no provision made under paragraph 32 is to apply, to any matter to which the Convention, as a result of Article 4, does not apply.

Regulations and ordersE+W

34A reference in this Schedule to regulations or an order (other than an Order in Council) is to regulations or an order made for the purposes of this Schedule by the Lord Chancellor.

CommencementE+W

35The following provisions of this Schedule have effect only if the Convention is in force in accordance with Article 57—

(a)paragraph 8,

(b)paragraph 9,

(c)paragraph 19(2) and (5),

(d)Part 5,

(e)paragraph 30.