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Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982

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37Minor amendments relating to maintenance orders

(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 11 shall have effect with the amendments specified there, being amendments whose main purpose is as follows—

  • Part I—to extend certain enforcement provisions to lump sum maintenance orders;

  • Part II—to provide for the recovery of interest according to the law of the country of origin in the case of maintenance orders made in other jurisdictions and registered in the High Court;

  • Part III—to extend the [1972 c. 18.] Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 to cases where the payer under a maintenance order is not resident within the jurisdiction but has assets there.

(2)In section 27(1) of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 (application by person in convention country for recovery of maintenance in England and Wales or Northern Ireland to be treated as a complaint), after " as if it were a complaint" there shall be inserted " made at the time when the application was received by the Secretary of State or the Lord Chancellor " .

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