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Children Act 1989

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37(1)In the circumstances mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), section 3 of and Schedule 2 to the Marriage Act 1949 (consents to marry) shall continue to have effect regardless of the amendment of that Act by paragraph 5 of Schedule 12.

(2)The circumstances are that—

(a)immediately before the day on which paragraph 5 of Schedule 12 comes into force, there is in force—

(i)an existing order, as defined in paragraph 5(1); or

(ii)an order of a kind mentioned in paragraph 16(1); and

(b)section 3 of and Schedule 2 to the Act of 1949 would, but for this Act, have applied to the marriage of the child who is the subject of the order.

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