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(3)Nothing in subsection (2) above shall affect the operation of section 5 (orders for financial provision) of the M1Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976 in relation to an action for divorce brought before the commencement of this Act; but in the continued operation of that section the powers of the court—
(a)to make an order for payment of periodical allowance under subsection (2) thereof; and
(b)to vary such an order under subsection (4) thereof,
shall include power to make such an order for a definite or an indefinite period or until the happening of a specified event.
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