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Children Act 1989

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44(1)In section 59(2) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (periodical payments through justices' clerk) for the words “the Guardianship of Minors Acts 1971 and 1973” there shall be substituted “(or having effect as if made under) Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989”.

(2)For section 62(5) of that Act (payments to children) there shall be substituted—

(5)In this section references to the person with whom a child has his home—

(a)in the case of any child who is being looked after by a local authority (within the meaning of section 22 of the Children Act 1989), are references to that local authority; and

(b)in any other case, are references to the person who, disregarding any absence of the child at a hospital or boarding school and any other temporary absence, has care of the child..

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