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28th October 1991
Laid before Parliament
5th November 1991
Coming into force
1st December 1991
In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 22 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969(1), I hereby make the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 1991 and shall come into force on 1st December 1991.
2. For Schedule 2 to the Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) Regulations 1971(2) there shall be substituted the Schedule set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.
3. The Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1991(3) are hereby revoked.
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
28th October 1991
The charges that may be made by a sampler in respect of one direction requesting him to take samples shall be as follows—
|Charge from 1st December 1991||Charge before 1st December 1991|
|For making all necessary arrangements (whether or not samples are taken)||16.50||16.00|
|For making further arrangements (whether or not samples are taken) to give effect to a variation by the court of a direction||16.50||16.00|
|For taking sample—|
|from first subject||16.50||16.00|
|from each subject after first||8.20||8.00|
|For taking second or subsequent samples from one or more subjects—|
|if one such sample||16.50||16.00|
|if two such samples||24.70||24.10|
|if three or more such samples||41.20||40.10|
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations increase the charges which may be made by blood samplers under the Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) Regulations 1971 in respect of blood tests carried out for the purpose of determining paternity in civil proceedings. These were last increased in May 1991 (S.I. 1991/839).
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