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Family Law Reform Act 1969

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10Modification of enactments relating to Duke of Cornwall and other children of Her Majesty

(1)Section 1(1) of this Act shall apply for the construction of the expression " minor " in section 2(2) of the Civil List Act 1952 (which relates to the amount payable for the Queen's Civil List while the Duke of Cornwall is for the time being a minor) and accordingly—

(a)section 2(2)(b) of that Act (which relates to the three years during which the Duke is over 18 but under 21); and

(b)in section 2(2)(a) of that Act the words " for each year whilst he is under the age of eighteen years",

are hereby repealed except in relation to any period falling before section 1 of this Act comes into force.

(2)In section 4(1)(a) of the said Act of 1952 (under which benefits are provided for the children of Her Majesty, other than the Duke of Cornwall, who attain the age of 21 or marry) for the words " twenty-one years " there shall be substituted the words

eighteen yearsbut no sum shall be payable by virtue of this subsection in respect of any period falling before section 1 of this Act comes into force.

(3)In section 38 of the Duchy of Cornwall Management Act 1863 (under which certain rights and powers of the Duke of Cornwall may, while he is under 21, be exercised on his behalf by the Sovereign or persons acting under Her authority) for the words " twenty-one years " wherever they occur there shall be substituted the words

eighteen years.

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