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Armed Forces Act 1976

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18Deductions for maintenance of children

(1)In subsections (1) and (5) of section 151 of the Army Act 1955 and in subsections (1) and (5) of section 151 of the Air Force Act 1955 (power to order deductions from pay for maintenance of wife or child, qualified, in relation to children, by reference to the age of sixteeen) for the word " sixteen " wherever it occurs, there shall be substituted the word

seventeen.

(2)In subsection (1) of each of those sections after the word " seventeen " inserted by subsection (1) above there shall be inserted the words

or that such a child of his is in care.

(3)The following subsection shall be added after each of those subsections:—

(1A)A child is in care for the purposes of this section at any time when by virtue of any enactment (including an enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly)—

(a)he is in the care of a local authority in England or Wales; or

(b)he is subject to a supervision requirement to which Part VI of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 applies; or

(c)he is in the care—

(i)of the managers of a training school in Northern Ireland, or

(ii)of a fit person in Northern Ireland, or

(iii)of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland..

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