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SCHEDULE 9N.I.International protection of adults

Part 4 N.I.Recognition and enforcement


23—(1) An interested person may apply to the court for a declaration as to whether a protective measure taken under the law of, and enforceable in, a country other than Northern Ireland is enforceable, or to be registered, in Northern Ireland.N.I.

(2) The court must make the declaration if—

(a)the measure comes within sub-paragraph (1) or (2) of paragraph 20; and

(b)the paragraph is not disapplied in relation to it as a result of sub-paragraph (3), (4) or (5) of that paragraph.

(3) A measure to which a declaration under this paragraph relates is enforceable in Northern Ireland as if it were a measure of like effect taken by the court.