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(1)This Act may be cited as the Domestic Proceedings, and Magistrates’ Courts Act 1978.
(2)Except for the following provisions, that is to say—
(a)sections 54, 55, 60, 61, 74(1) and (3), 87, 88(5), 89(2) (a), (3) and (4) and this section, and
(b)paragraphs 1, 12, 13, 14, 17 and 18 of Schedule 2
this Act does not extend to Scotland.
(3)Except for the following provisions, that is to say—
(a)sections 54, 59, 74(5), 88(5), 89(2), (3) and (4) and this section, and
(b)[F1paragraphs 12, 13, 14 and 33] of Schedule 2 and Schedule 3,
this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland, and in section 88(5) of this Act any reference to an enactment includes a reference to an enactment contained in an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
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