31.—(1) In the circumstances mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), section 1 of, and the Schedule to, the Marriages Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) (consent to marriage of minors) shall continue to have effect regardless of the amendments and repeals of provisions of that Act contained in Schedules 9 and 10.
(2) The circumstances are that—
(a)immediately before the commencement of paragraph 10 of Schedule 9 there is in force—
(i)an existing order, as defined in paragraph 4(1); or
(ii)an order of a kind mentioned in paragraph 11(1)(b) or (3); and
(b)section 1 of, and the Schedule to, the Marriages Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 would, but for this Order, have applied to the marriage of the child who is the subject of the order.