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Army and Air Force Act 1961

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29Extension of power of enforcement of maintenance order by deduction from pay

(1)Section one hundred and fifty of the Army Act, 1955, and section one hundred and fifty of the Air Force Act, 1955 (which authorise deduction from pay of sums payable by a person under an order of a civil court for the maintenance Of a child of his), shall each be amended by the insertion, in subsection (5), after the second paragraph, of the following paragraph:— references to a child of a person include references to a child of his wife, and to an illegitimate or adopted child of that person or of his wife, and in this paragraph ' adopted child' means a child adopted (whether alone or jointly)' in pursuance of an adoption order made under the Adoption Act, 1958, or any enactment repealed by that Act or by the Adoption Act, 1950, or under any corresponding enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland ;

(2)Accordingly.—

(a)in each of those sections, in subsection (1), in paragraph (a), the words " or of any illegitimate child of whom-he is the putative father " shall be omitted ; and in subsection (3), in the proviso, for the words

an order for payment of a sum for or in respect of the maintenance of an illegitimate child or

there shall be substituted the words

an order adjudging a man to be the father of an illegitimate child, and ordering him to pay a sum of money for or in respect of the maintenance of that child or any order varying or reviving such an order, or any order;

(b)in subsection (8) of section two hundred and fourteen of the Army Act, 1955, and in subsection (8) of section two hundred and twelve of the Air Force Act, 1955, the words from the beginning to " the father; and shall be omitted.

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