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Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1947

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8(1)In paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of this Schedule, the expression " affiliation order ' has the same meaning as in the Affiliation Orders Act, 1914, and the expression " maintenance order " means an order made under the Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Acts, 1895 to 1925, or under those Acts as amended by section eleven of the Matrimonial Causes Act, 1937, requiring a husband to pay a weekly sum to his wife or to an officer of the court or third person on her behalf, and the expression " court " means, except in relation to the hearing and determination of a complaint, any justice or justices having jurisdiction in the petty sessional division or place for which the court acts.

(2)Paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of this Schedule shall not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

(3)Any order, complaint, proceeding, summons, warrant, certificate, determination, extract, entry, minute, memorandum or other thing, made, taken, issued or done under Regulation 17B, Regulation 17C or Regulation 17D of the Defence (Administration of Justice) Regulations, 1940, shall, if in force immediately before the commencement of this Act, continue in force and have effect as if made, taken, issued or done under the corresponding provision of paragraph 5, paragraph 6 or paragraph 7 of this Schedule.

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