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Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act 1970

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Provisions relating to proceedings for restitution of conjugal rights

2(1)Sections 13, 15, 21, 30(1), 31, 34(1), (4) and (5) and 46(2) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1965 (hereinafter referred to as "the Act of 1965 ") shall continue to apply in relation to proceedings for restitution of conjugal rights begun before the commencement of this Act and in relation to decrees and orders made in such proceedings so begun.

(2)In subsection (2) of the said section 21, as applied by sub-paragraph (1) above, the reference to such a direction as is mentioned in section 16(2)(a) of the Act of 1965 shall be construed as a reference to such a direction as is mentioned in section 25(a) of this Act.

(3)Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of section 29 of the Act of 1965, rules of court made by virtue of that section, in so far as they apply to applications for relief under subsection (1) or (2) of the said section 21 or for relief under subsection (1)(c) of the said section 34, shall continue to have effect.

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