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Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978

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47Provisions as to jurisdiction and powers of magistrates' courts

(1)In section 15 of the [1971 c. 3.] Guardianship of Minors Act 1971 (which relates to the courts which have jurisdiction under that Act) in subsections (1) and (4) for the words " magistrates' court having jurisdiction in the place " there shall be substituted the words " magistrates' court appointed for the commission area (within the meaning of the [1973 c. 15.] Administration of Justice Act 1973) ".

(2)The powers of a magistrates' court to revoke, revive or vary under section 53 of the [1952 c. 55.] Magistrates' Courts Act 1952 an order for the periodical payment of money and to suspend or rescind under section 54(2) of that Act certain other orders shall not apply in relation to an order made under the Guardianship of Minors Act 1971 or under the [1973 c. 29.] Guardianship Act 1973.

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