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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2000 No. 300

MAGISTRATES' COURTS

Magistrates' Courts (Domestic Proceedings) (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2000

Made

11th October 2000

Coming into operation

6th November 2000

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Article 13 of the Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and Article 8(8) of the Domestic Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1980(2), on the advice of the Magistrates' Courts Rules Committee and after consultation with the Lord Chief Justice, hereby makes the following Rules:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Rules may be cited as the Magistrates' Courts (Domestic Proceedings) (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2000 and shall come into operation on 6th November 2000.

Saving

2.  Nothing in these Rules shall affect proceedings commenced before these Rules came into operation.

Application for order under Article 8 of the Domestic Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1980

3.  For Form D3 in Schedule 1 to the Magistrates' Courts (Domestic Proceedings) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1996(3) there shall be substituted the new Form D3 set out in the Schedule to these Rules.

Irvine of Lairg, C.

Dated 11th October 2000

Rule 3

SCHEDULE

(Article 8(9): Rule 4(3))

Form D3Domestic Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1980Respondent’s consent to Article 8 order and statement of financial resources

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Rules.)

These Rules amend the Magistrates' Courts (Domestic Proceedings) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1996 by substituting a new Form D3.