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Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1991


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5Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1991.

(2)In this Act—

  • “the 1982 Act” means the [1982 c. 27.] Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982;

  • “the Lugano Convention” has the same meaning as it has in the 1982 Act by virtue of section 2(3) above.

(3)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Advocate may appoint in an order made by statutory instrument.

(4)This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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