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Law Reform (Parent and Child) (Scotland) Act 1986

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Legal equality of children.

  3. 2. Parental rights and their exercise.

  4. 3. Orders as to parental rights.

  5. 4. Power of parent to appoint guardian.

  6. 5. Presumptions.

  7. 6. Determination of parentage by blood sample.

  8. 7. Actions for declarator.

  9. 8. Interpretation.

  10. 9. Savings and supplementary provisions.

  11. 10. Transitional provisions, amendments and repeals.

  12. 11. Citation, commencement and extent.

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. The Judicial Factors Act 1849 (c. 51)

        1. 1.In section 25 (application to certain tutors and curators) at...

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. The Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907 (c. 51)

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. The Trusts (Scotland) Act 1921 (c. 58)

        1. 4.In section 2 (definitions), in the definition of “trustee”, after...

      4. The National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)

        1. 5.In section 42 (liability to maintain wife or husband and...

      5. The Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Act 1958 (c. 40)

        1. 6.In section 9(1) (jurisdiction of court as respects children where...

      6. The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 (c. 41)

        1. 7.(1) In section 33(1) (construction of existing deeds), for the...

      7. The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 (c. 49)

        1. 8.(1) In section 14 (duty to give information of particulars...

      8. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)

        1. 9.(1) In section 16(11) (assumption of parental rights by local...

      9. The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 70)

        1. 10.In section 7 (protection of trustees and executors), at the...

      10. The Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 (c. 58)

        1. 11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      11. The Guardianship Act 1973 (c. 29)

        1. 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. The Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973 (c. 45)

        1. 13.In Schedule 2 (ancillary and collateral orders (Scotland)), in paragraph...

      13. The Children Act 1975 (c. 27)

        1. 14.(1) In section 47(2) (granting of custody)—

      14. The Damages (Scotland) Act 1976 (c. 13)

        1. 15.In Schedule 1 (definition of relative), in paragraph 2, for...

        2. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

      15. The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 (c. 15)

        1. 17.At the end of section 2 (marriage of related persons)...

      16. The Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 28)

        1. 18.(1) In section 18(7) (freeing child for adoption) for the...

      17. The Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c. 53)

        1. 19.In section 13(1) (interpretation of Part III), for the words...

      18. The Child Abduction Act 1984 (c. 37)

        1. 20.In section 6 (offence in Scotland of parent, etc. taking...

      19. The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 37)

        1. 21.In section 27(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “child” for...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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