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Family Law Reform Act 1969

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Schedule 1Statutory Provisions Amended by Substituting 18 for 21 years

Part IEnactments

Short titleSectionSubject matter
c. 24. The Tenures Abolition Act 1660.Sections 8 and 9Custody of children under 21.
c. 22. The Trade Union Act Amendment Act 1876.Section 9.Persons under 21 but above 16 eligible as members of trade union but not of committee of management etc.
c. 25. The Friendly Societies Act 1896.Section 36.Persons under 21 eligible as members of society and branches but not of committee etc.
c. 18. The Settled Land Act 1925.Section 102(5).Management of land during minority.
c. 19. The Trustee Act 1925.Section 31(1)(ii), (2)(i)(a)and(b).Power to apply income for maintenance and to accumulate surplus income during a minority.
c. 20. The Law of Property Act 1925.Section 134(1).Restriction on executory limitations.
c. 49. The Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925.Section 165(1).Probate not to be granted to infant if appointed sole executor until he attains the age of 21 years.
c. 56. The British Nationality Act 1948.Section 32(1) and (9).Definition of "minor" and "full age" by reference to age of 21.
c. 44. The Customs and Excise Act 1952.Section 244(2)(a)Entry invalid unless made by person over 21.
c 46. The Hypnotism Act 1952.Section 3.Persons under 21 not to be hypnotised at public entertainment.
c. 63. The Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954.Section 23.Payments to persons under 21.
c. 69. The Sexual Offences Act 1956.Section 38.Power of court where person convicted of incest with girl under 21.
c. 5. The Adoption Act 1958.Section 57(1).Definition of "infant" by reference to age of 21.
c. 22. The County Courts Act 1959.Section 80.Persons under 21 may sue for wages in same manner as if of full age.
c 72. The Mental Health Act 1959.

Section 49(4)(c).

Section 51(1).

Section 127(2).

Provision where nearest relative of patient is under 21.

Meaning of " nearest relative " of patient who has not attained the age of 21.

Rescinding order under s. 38 of Sexual Offences Act 1956 in case of girl under 21 who is a defective.

c. 37. The Building Societies Act 1962.

Section 9.

Section 47.

Persons under 21 eligible as members of building society but cannot vote or hold office.

Receipts given to building society by persons under 21 to be valid.

c. 2. The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963.Section 22(1) and (3).Offence of sending betting advertisements to persons under 21.
c. 12. The Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965.Section 20.Persons under 21 but above 16 eligible as members of society but not of committee etc.

Part IIRules, Regulations etc.

TitleProvisionSubject matter
1927S.R. & O. 1184; 1953 S.I 264.The Supreme Court Funds Rules 1927 as amended by the Supreme Court Funds Rules 1953.Rule 97(1)(i).Unclaimed moneys in court.
1929S.R. & O. 1048.The Trustee Savings Banks Regulations 1929.Regulation 28(2).Payments to persons under 21.
1933S.R.& O. 1149.The Savings Certificates Regulations 1933.

Regulation 2(1)(a).

Regulation 21(2).

Persons entitled to purchase and hold certificates.

Persons under disability.

1946S.R.&O. 1156.The North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board (Borrowing and Stock) Regulations 1946.Regulation 36(1) and (2).Stock held by persons under 21.
1949 S.I. 751.The Gas (Stock) Regulations 1949.Regulation 19(1) and (2).Stock held by persons under 21.
1954 S.I. 796.The Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1954.Rules 31 and 32.Grants of probate on behalf of infant and where infant is co-executor.
1955 S.I. 1752.The South of Scotland Electricity Board (Borrowing and Stock) Regulations 1955.Regulation 30(1) and (2).Stock held by persons under 21.
1956 S.I. 1657.The Premium Savings Bonds Regulations 1956.

Regulation 2(1).

Regulation 12(2).

Persons entitled to purchase and hold bonds.

Persons under disability.

1957 S.I. 2228.The Electricity (Stock) Regulations 1957.Regulation 22(1) and (2).Stock held by persons under 21.
1963 S.I. 935.The Exchange of Securities (General) Rules 1963.Rule 1(1).Definition of " minor ".
1965 S.I. 1420.The Government Stock Regulations 1965.Regulation 14(1), (2), (3) and (5).Stock held by persons under 21.
1965 S.I. 1500.The County Court Funds Rules 1965.Rule 36(1)(b).Unclaimed moneys in court.
1965 S.I. 1707.The Mayor's and City of London Court Funds Rules 1965.Rule 25(1)(b).Unclaimed moneys in court.
1968 S.I. 2049.The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Regulations 1968.Regulation 63 and, in Schedule 1, Forms 15 to 18.Forms of notice of marriage.

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