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Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1992

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1(1)Section 3 (power to make provisional orders of maintenance against persons resident in certain Commonwealth countries) shall be amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (1), for the words “a summons had been duly served on that person and he” there shall be substituted “ that person had been resident in England and Wales, had received reasonable notice of the date of the hearing of the application and ”.

(3)In subsection (3), for the words “duly served with a summons” there shall be substituted “ resident in England and Wales, had received reasonable notice of the date of the hearing ”.

(4)In subsection (4), for the word “rescind” there shall be substituted “ revoke ”.

(5)In subsection (5), for the words “rescind” and “rescinding” there shall be substituted “ revoke ” and “ revoking ” respectively.

(6)In subsection (6), for the words from “a summons” to the end there shall be substituted “ the person against whom the order is sought to be made been resident in England and Wales and received reasonable notice of the date of the hearing of the application ”.

(7)After subsection (6), there shall be added—

(7)Where subsection (1) of section 60 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (revocation, variation etc. of orders for periodical payment) applies in relation to an order made under this section which has been confirmed, that subsection shall have effect as if for the words “by order on complaint,” there were substituted “on an application being made, by order”.

(8)In this section “revoke” includes discharge.

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