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Children Act 1989

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26(1)This paragraph applies to any order for the supervision of a child which was in force immediately before the commencement of Part IV and was made under—

(a)section 2(1)(f) of the Matrimonial [1960 c. 48.] Proceedings (Magistrates Courts) Act 1960;

(b)section 7(4) of the [1969 c. 46.] Family Law Reform Act 1969;

(c)section 44 of the [1973 c. 18.] Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;

(d)section 2(2)(a) of the [1973 c. 29.] Guardianship Act 1973;

(e)section 34(5) or 36(3)(b) of the [1975 c. 72.] Children Act 1975;

(f)section 26(1)(a) of the [1976 c. 36.] Adoption Act 1976; or

(g)section 9 of the [1978 c. 22.] Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates Courts Act 1978.

(2)The order shall not be deemed to be a supervision order made under any provision of this Act but shall nevertheless continue in force for a period of one year beginning with the day on which Part IV comes into force unless—

(a)the court directs that it shall cease to have effect at the end of a lesser period; or

(b)it would have ceased to have had effect earlier had this Act not been passed.

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