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The Family Law Act 1986 (Dependent Territories) Order 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.This Order may be cited as the Family Law Act...

  3. 2.In this Order– “the Act” means the Family Law Act...

  4. 3.(1) This Order applies in relation to a specified dependent...

  5. 4.This Order does not extend to any territory outside the...

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SPECIFIED DEPENDENT TERRITORIES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MODIFICATIONS OF PART I OF THE FAMILY LAW ACT 1986

      1. 1.Chapter I — Preliminary

      2. 2.Chapter II — Jurisdiction of courts in England and Wales

      3. 3.(1) In section 3(1)(b), after “United Kingdom” insert “or a...

      4. 4.(1) In section 6(1), for “Scotland or Northern Ireland”–

      5. 5.Chapter III — Jurisdiction of courts in Scotland

      6. 6.(1) In section 11(1), after “United Kingdom” insert “or a...

      7. 7.(1) In section 13(3) and (4), after “United Kingdom” insert...

      8. 8.In section 15(1)– (a) in paragraph (a), after “United Kingdom”...

      9. 9.Chapter IV — Jurisdiction of courts in Northern Ireland

      10. 10.(1) In section 21(3), for “England and Wales or Scotland”...

      11. 11.(1) In section 23(1), for “England and Wales or Scotland”–...

      12. 12.Chapter V — Recognition and Enforcement

      13. 13.In section 26, after “United Kingdom” insert “and a specified...

      14. 14.(1) In section 27(1), after “under this section” insert “,...

      15. 15.In section 28(2)– (a) in paragraph (a), after “United Kingdom”...

      16. 16.(1) In section 31(1), after “United Kingdom” insert “or specified...

      17. 17.(1) In section 32(1)– (a) in the definition of “the...

      18. 18.Chapter VI — Miscellaneous and supplemental

      19. 19.(1) In section 35(2), after “specified in the order,” insert...

      20. 20.(1) In section 36(1)– (a) after “in the United Kingdom”...

      21. 21.In section 37(1), after “part of it” insert “or from...

      22. 22.(1) In section 38(2)– (a) in paragraph (a), after “of...

      23. 23.(1) In section 41(1)– (a) in paragraph (b) after “United...

      24. 24.(1) In section 42(1)– (a) after the definition of “certified...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INTERPRETATION OF CERTAIN EXPRESSIONS IN PART I OF THE FAMILY LAW ACT 1986 AS MODIFIED BY SCHEDULE 2 TO THIS ORDER

      1. PART I The Isle of Man

        1. 1.In section 1(1)(f) “an order made by the court in...

        2. 2.In each of sections 2A(3), 3(3), 6(4), 11(2), 13(5), 20(3),...

        3. 3.In section 13(6)(a)(ii), “corresponding dependent territory provision” means section 2(2)...

        4. 4.(1) In section 27(1) “corresponding provision” means section 7 of...

        5. 5.(1) In section 32(1) “the corresponding court” means the High...

        6. 6.In section 42(6)(e) “corresponding dependent territory provision” means–

  7. Explanatory Note

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