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Children Act 1989

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62(1)The Family Law Act 1986 shall be amended as follows.

(2)Subject to paragraphs 63 to 71, in Part I—

(a)for the words “custody order”, in each place where they occur, there shall be substituted “Part I order”;

(b)for the words “proceedings with respect to the custody of”, in each place where they occur, there shall be substituted “Part I proceedings with respect to”; and

(c)for the words “matters relating to the custody of”, in each place where they occur, there shall be substituted “Part I matters relating to”.

(3)For section 42(7) (general interpretation of Part I) there shall be substituted—

(7)In this Part—

(a)references to Part I proceedings in respect of a child are references to any proceedings for a Part I order or an order corresponding to a Part I order and include, in relation to proceedings outside the United Kingdom, references to proceedings before a tribunal or other authority having power under the law having effect there to determine Part I matters; and

(b)references to Part I matters are references to matters that might be determined by a Part I order or an order corresponding to a Part I order.

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