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The Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Transfer from High Court to county court

13.  The High Court shall, on application or of its own motion—

(a)transfer proceedings under the 1998 Order to a county court where it considers that it would be appropriate for those proceedings to be heard together with other family proceedings which are pending in that court;

(b)transfer proceedings under the 1998 Order to a family care centre where

(i)the proceedings are appropriate for determination in such court; or

(ii)it is appropriate for an application made by a child under the age of eighteen to be heard in such court.

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