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The Family Proceedings Courts (Matrimonial Proceedings etc.) Rules 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and transitional

  3. PART II MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE DOMESTIC PROCEEDINGS AND MAGISTRATES' COURTS ACT 1978

    1. 2.Interpretation, application and savings

    2. 3.Applications

    3. 4.Service

    4. 5.Answer to application

    5. 6.Directions

    6. 7.Timing of proceedings

    7. 8.Attendance at directions appointment and hearing

    8. 9.Documentary evidence

    9. 10.Amendment

    10. 11.Oral evidence

    11. 12.Hearing

    12. 13.Costs

    13. 14.Confidentiality of documents

    14. 15.Delegation by justices' clerk

    15. 16.Application of enactments governing procedure in proceedings brought on complaint

    16. 17.Orders made under section 6 in the absence of the respondent

    17. 18.Application under section 7

    18. 19.Respondent on application under section 20 or section 20A

    19. 20.Family protection orders

    20. 21.Powers of arrest and warrants of arrest under section 18

    21. 22.Proceedings by or against a person outside England and Wales for variation or revocation of orders under section 20

    22. 23.Entries in court’s registers

    23. 24.Notification of orders made under section 17(1)

    24. 25.Proceedings with respect to which a single justice may discharge the functions of a court

  4. PART III CONSEQUENTIAL AND MINOR AMENDMENTS 26.

    1. 26.The consequential and minor amendments set out in Schedule 2...

  5. PART IV REVOCATIONS

    1. 27.The revocations set out in Schedule 3 to these Rules...

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FORMS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSEQUENTIAL AND MINOR AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.In the Schedule to the Justices' Clerks Rules 1970–

      2. 2.In the Magistrates' Courts (Guardianship of Minors) Rules 1974, in...

      3. 3.In the Magistrates' Courts Rules 1981– (1) In rule 2(1)–...

      4. 4.In the Magistrates' Courts (Adoption) Rules 1984–

      5. 5.In the Magistrates' Courts (Child Abduction and Custody) Rules 1986,...

      6. 6.In the Magistrates' Courts (Family Law Act 1986) Rules 1988–...

      7. 7.In the Magistrates' Courts (Children and Young Persons) Rules 1988–...

      8. 8.In the Family Proceedings Courts (Children Act 1989) Rules 1991–...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REVOCATIONS

  7. Explanatory Note

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