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Maintenance Orders Act 1950

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Jurisdiction

    1. Jurisdiction of English Courts

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 2.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 4.†Contributions under Children and Young Persons Act 1933, and National Assistance Act 1948

      5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Jurisdiction of Scottish Courts

      1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 9. Contributions under Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937, and National Assistance Act 1948.

    3. Jurisdiction of Northern Ireland Courts

      1. 10. Jurisdiction of Northern Ireland courts to make orders under the Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Act (Northern Ireland) 1945.

      2. 11. Jurisdiction of Northern Ireland courts to make affiliation orders.

      3. 12. Contributions under enactments relating to children, national assistance and welfare services.

      4. 13. Transfer of proceedings in Northern Ireland.

    4. Supplemental

      1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 15. Service of process.

  3. Part II Enforcement

    1. 16. Application of Part II.

    2. 17. Procedure for registration of maintenance orders.

    3. 18. Enforcement of registered orders.

    4. 19. Functions of collecting officer, etc.

    5. 20. Arrears under registered maintenance orders.

    6. 21. Discharge and variation of maintenance orders registered in superior courts.

    7. 22. Discharge and variation of maintenance orders registered in summary or sheriff courts.

    8. 23. Notice of variation, etc.

    9. 24. Cancellation of registration.

    10. 25. Rules as to procedure of courts of summary jurisdiction.

  4. Part III General

    1. 26. Proof of declarations, etc.

    2. 27. General provisions as to jurisdiction.

    3. 28. Interpretation.

    4. 29.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    5. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 31. Special provisions relating to Northern Ireland.

    7. 32. Short title and commencement.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

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    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      FORMS

      1. Form No.1: Endorsement of Summons

        1. I, A.B., a judge of the family court [sheriff] [resident...

        2. Given under my hand this day of , 19 ....

      2. Form No. 2: Declaration as to Service

        1. I, C.D. of hereby declare that on the day of...

        2. (Signed) C.D.

        3. Declared before me this day of , 19 .

        4. A.B.

        5. judge of the family court [sheriff] [resident magistrate] for the...

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