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Section 108(7).

SCHEDULE 15E+W+S+N.I. Repeals

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E1Sch. 15: for extent see s. 108(11)(12)

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I1Sch. 15 wholly in force at 14.10.1991 see s. 108(2)(3) and S.I. 1991/828, art. 3(2)

1891 c. 3.The Custody of Children Act 1891.The whole Act.
1933 c. 12.The Children and Young Persons Act 1933.In section 14(2), the words from “may also" to “together, and".
In section 34(8), “(a)" and the words from “and (b)" to the end.
Section 40.
In section 107(1), the definitions of “care order" and “interim order".
1944 c. 31.The Education Act 1944.In section 40(1), the words from “or to imprisonment" to the end.
In section 114(1), the definition of parent.
1948 c. 53.The Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948.The whole Act.
1949 c. 76.The Marriage Act 1949.In section 3(1), the words “unless the child is subject to a custodianship order, when the consent of the custodian and, where the custodian is the husband or wife of a parent of the child of that parent shall be required".
Section 78(1A).
Schedule 2.
1956 c. 69.The Sexual Offences Act 1956.Section 38.
1959 c. 72.The Mental Health Act 1959.Section 9.
1963 c. 37.The Children and Young Persons Act 1963.Section 3.
Section 23.
In section 29(1), the words “under section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 or".
Section 53(3).
In Schedule 3, paragraph 11.
1964 c. 42.The Administration of Justice Act 1964.In section 38, the definition of “domestic court".
1968 c. 46.The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968.Section 60.
In section 64(3)(a), sub-paragraphs (vi), (vii), (ix) and (xv).
In section 65(3)(b), paragraphs (vii), (viii) and (x).
1968 c. 49.The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.Section 1(4)(a).
Section 5(2)(d).
In section 86(3), the words “the Child Care Act 1980 or".
In Schedule 8, paragraph 20.
1969 c. 46.The Family Law Reform Act 1969.Section 7.
1969 c. 54.The Children and Young Persons Act 1969.Sections 1 to 3.
In section 7, in subsection (7) the words “to subsection (7A) of this section and", paragraph (a) and the words from “and subsection (13) of section 2 of this Act" to the end; and subsection (7A).
Section 7A.
In section 8(3), the words from “and as if the reference to acquittal" to the end.
In section 9(1), the words “proceedings under section 1 of this Act or".
Section 11A.
Section 14A.
In section 15, in subsection (1) the words “and may on discharging the supervision order make a care order (other than an interim order) in respect of the supervised person"; in subsection (2) the words “and the supervision order was not made by virtue of section 1 of this Act or on the occasion of the discharge of a care order"; in subsection (2A), the words “or made by a court on discharging a care order made under that subsection"; and in subsection (4), the words “or made by a court on discharging a care order made under that section".
In section 16, in subsection (6)(a), the words “a care order or"; and in subsection (8) the words “or, in a case where a parent or guardian of his was a party to the proceedings on an application under the preceding section by virtue of an order under section 32A of this Act, the parent or guardian".
In section 17, paragraphs (b) and (c).
Sections 20 to 22.
Section 27(4).
Section 28.
Sections 32A to 32C.
In section 34(2) the words “under section 1 of this Act or", the words “2(3) or" and the words “and accordingly in the case of such a person the reference in section 1(1) of this Act to the said section 2(3) shall be construed as including a reference to this subsection".
In section 70, in subsection (1), the definitions of “care order" and “interim order"; and in subsection (2) the words “21(2), 22(4) or (6) or 28(5)" and the words “care order or warrant".
In Schedule 5, paragraphs 12(1), 37, 47 and 48.
1970 c. 34.The Marriage (Registrar General’s Licence) Act 1970.In section 3(b), the words from “as amended" to “1969".
1970 c. 42.The Local Authority Social Services Act 1970.In Schedule 1, in the entry relating to the Children and Young Persons Act 1969, the words “welfare, etc. of foster children"; the entries relating to the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, section 44, the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates’ Courts Act 1978, section 9, the Child Care Act 1980 and the Foster Children Act 1980.
1971 c. 3.The Guardianship of Minors Act 1971.The whole Act.
1971 c. 23.The Courts Act 1971.In Schedule 8, paragraph 59(1).
1972 c. 18.The Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972.Section 41.
1972 c. 70.The Local Government Act 1972.In Schedule 23, paragraphs 4 and 9(3).
1972 c. 71.The Criminal Justice Act 1972.Section 51(1).
1973 c. 18.The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.Sections 42 to 44.
In section 52(1), the definition of “custody".
In Schedule 2, paragraph 11.
1973 c. 29.The Guardianship Act 1973.The whole Act.
1973 c. 45.The Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 11(1) the definitions of “custody" and “education" and in paragraph 11(3) the word “four".
1973 c. 62.The Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973.In section 13(1), the words “and the purposes of section 1(2)(bb) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969".
In Schedule 3, in paragraph 3(2A), the word “and" immediately preceding paragraph (b).
1974 c. 53.The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.In section 1(4)(b) the words “or in care proceedings under section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969".
In section 5, in subsection 5(e), the words “a care order or"; and in subsection (10) the words “care order or".
1975 c. 72.The Children Act 1975.The whole Act.
1976 c. 36.The Adoption Act 1976.Section 11(5).
Section 14(3).
In section 15, in subsection (1), the words from “subject" to “cases)" and subsection (4).
Section 26.
In section 28(5), the words “or the organisation".
Section 34.
Section 36(1)(c).
Section 37(1), (3) and (4).
Section 55(4).
In section 57, in subsection (2), the words from “and the court" to the end and subsections (4) to (10).
In section 72(1), the definition of “place of safety", in the definition of “local authority" the words from “ and" to the end and, in the definition of “specified order", the words “Northern Ireland or".
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 8, 11, 19, 21, and 22.
1977 c. 45.The Criminal Law Act 1977.Section 58(3).
1977 c. 49.The National Health Service Act 1977.In section 21, in subsection (1)(a) the words “and young children".
In Schedule 8, in paragraph 1(1), the words from “and of children" to the end; in paragraph 2(2) the words from “or (b) to persons who" to “arrangements"; and in paragraph 3(1) “(a)" and the words from “or (b) a child" to “school age".
In Schedule 15, paragraphs 10 and 25.
1978 c. 22.The Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates’ Courts Act 1978.Sections 9 to 15.
In section 19, in subsection (1) the words “following powers, that is to say" and sub-paragraph (ii), subsections (2) and (4), in subsection (7) the words “and one interim custody order" and in subsection (9) the words “or 21".
In section 20, subsection (4) and in subsection (9) the words “subject to the provisions of section 11(8) of this Act".
Section 21.
In section 24, the words “or 21" in both places where they occur.
In section 25, in subsection (1) paragraph (b) and the word “or" immediately preceding it and in subsection (2) paragraphs (c) and (d).
Section 29(4).
Sections 33 and 34.
Sections 36 to 53.
Sections 64 to 72.
Sections 73(1) and 74(1) and (3).
In section 88(1), the definition of “actual custody".
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 22, 23, 27, 29, 31, 36, 41 to 43, 46 to 50.
1978 c. 28.The Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978.In section 20(3)(c), the words “section 12(3)(b) of the Adoption Act 1976 or of".
In section 45(5), the word “approved".
Section 49(4).
In section 65(1), in the definition of “local authority", the words from “and" to the end and, in the definition of “specified order", the words “Northern Ireland or".
1978 c. 30.The Interpretation Act 1978.In Schedule 1, the entry with respect to the construction of certain expressions relating to children.
1980 c. 5.The Child Care Act 1980.The whole Act.
1980 c. 6.The Foster Children Act 1980.The whole Act.
1980 c. 43.The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.In section 65(1), paragraphs (e) and (g) and the paragraph (m) inserted in section 65 by paragraph 82 of Schedule 2 to the Family Law Reform Act 1987.
In section 81(8), in the definition of “guardian" the words “by deed or will" and in the definition of “sums adjudged to be paid by a conviction" the words from “as applied" to the end.
In section 143(2), paragraph (i).
In Schedule 7, paragraphs 78, 83, 91, 92, 110, 116, 117, 138, 157, 158, 165, 166 and 199 to 201.
1981 c. 60.The Education Act 1981.In Schedule 3, paragraph 9.
1982 c. 20.The Children’s Homes Act 1982.The whole Act.
1982 c. 48.The Criminal Justice Act 1982.Sections 22 to 25.
Section 27.
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 45 and 46.
1983 c. 20.The Mental Health Act 1983.In section 26(5), paragraph (d) and the word “or" immediately preceding it.
In section 28(1), the words “(including an order under section 38 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)".
In Schedule 4, paragraphs 12, 26(a), (b) and (c), 35, 44, 50 and 51.
1983 c. 41.The Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983.Section 4(1).
Sections 5 and 6.
In section 11, in subsection (2) the words “the Child Care Act 1980 and the Children’s Homes Act 1982".
In section 19, subsections (1) to (5).
Schedule 1.
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 3, 9 to 14, 20 to 24, 27, 28, 34, 37 and 46 to 62.
In Schedule 4, paragraphs 38 to 48.
In Schedule 9, paragraphs 5, 16 and 17.
1984 c. 23.The Registered Homes Act 1984.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 5, sub-paragraph (a) and paragraphs 6, 7 and 8.
1984 c. 28.The County Courts Act 1984.In Schedule 2, paragraph 56.
1984 c. 37.The Child Abduction Act 1984.In section 3, the word “and" immediately preceding paragraph (c).
In the Schedule, in paragraph 1(2) the words “or voluntary organisation" and paragraph 3(1)(e).
1984 c. 42.The Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.In Schedule 1, paragraphs 19 and 23.
1984 c. 56.The Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984.In section 1, the words “for a period of more than 6 days" and the words from “The period" to the end.
In section 7(1), the word “or" at the end of paragraph (e).
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 1 to 3 and 8.
1984 c. 60.The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.In section 37(15), the words “and is not excluded from this Part of this Act by section 52 below".
Section 39(5).
Section 52.
In section 118(1), in the definition of parent or guardian, paragraph (b) and the word “and" immediately preceding it.
In Schedule 2, the entry relating to section 16 of the Child Care Act 1980.
In Schedule 6, paragraphs 19(a) and 22.
1985 c. 23.The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985.Section 27.
1985 c. 60.The Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985.Section 9(c).
Section 20(2)(b) and (c).
Section 25(3) and (5).
In Schedule 3, paragraph 1(2).
1986 c. 28.The Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Act 1986.The whole Act.
1986 c. 33.The Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986.In section 16, in the definition of “guardian", paragraph (a).
1986 c. 45.The Insolvency Act 1986.In section 281(5)(b), the words “in domestic proceedings".
1986 c. 50.The Social Security Act 1986.In Schedule 10, paragraph 51.
1986 c. 55.The Family Law Act 1986.In section 1(2), in paragraph (a) the words “(a) or" and paragraph (b).
Section 3(4) to (6).
Section 4.
Section 35(1).
In section 42(6), in paragraph (b) the words “section 42(6) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 or", in paragraph (c) the words “section 42(7) of that Act or" and in paragraph (d) the words “section 19(6) of the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates’ Courts Act 1978 or".
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 20 and 23.
1987 c. 42.The Family Law Reform Act 1987.Section 3.
Sections 4 to 7.
Sections 9 to 16.
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 11, 14, 51, 67, 68, 94 and 95.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 11 and 12.
1988 c. 34.The Legal Aid Act 1988.Section 3(4)(c).
Section 27.
Section 28.
In section 30, subsections (1) and (2).
In Part I of Schedule 2, paragraph 2(a) and (e).

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