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Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:
(1)Nothing in this Act shall—
(a)affect any rule of law whereby a child born out of wedlock takes the domicile of his mother as a domicile of origin or dependence;
(b)except to the extent that Schedules 1 and 2 to this Act otherwise provide, affect the law relating to adoption of children;
(c)apply to any title, coat of arms, honour or dignity transmissible on the death of the holder thereof or affect the succession thereto or the devolution thereof;
(d)affect the right of legitim out of, or the right of succession to, the estate of any person who died before the commencement of this Act.
(2)The court may at any time vary or recall any order made under section 3 of this Act or consent given by it under section 6 of this Act.
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