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The Transfer of Functions (Magistrates' Courts and Family Law) Order 1992

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SCHEDULE 2FUNCTIONS RELATING TO FAMILY LAW TRANSFERRED BY ARTICLE 3

Title and chapter or numberProvision conferring function
The Family Law Reform Act 1969 (c. 46).Section 22(1) (power to make regulations as to the manner of giving effect to directions as to scientific tests and the taking of samples for the purposes of establishing paternity).
Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) Regulations 1971 (S.I. 1971/1861).Regulation 2(1) (so far as it confers the function of appointing testers).
The Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978 (c. 22).Section 2(3) (power to determine, by order, the maximum amount of a lump sum required to be paid under an order of a magistrates' court made in matrimonial proceedings).
The Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43).In section 59 (orders for periodical payments: means of payment), subsection (8) (power by regulations to confer on magistrates' courts the power to order that periodical payments be made by a method of payment other than those specified in subsection (3) of the section), subsection (10) (power to apply other enactments to such methods of payment) and subsection (11) (power to be exercised by statutory instrument).
In section 94A (interest on arrears), subsection (1) (power by order to provide that a magistrates' court may order that interest shall be paid on arrears under certain maintenance orders), subsection (2) (power to prescribe rate of interest) and subsection (6) (power exercisable by statutory instrument).
The Magistrates' Courts (Adoption) Rules 1984 (S.I. 1984/611).Rule 32(5)(b) (iii) (authorisation of person to obtain information relating to adoption proceedings for the purposes of research).
The Children Act 1989 (c. 41).Section 97(4) (power by order to dispense with ban on publication of material intended or likely to identify children involved in proceedings before magistrates' courts etc.).
In Schedule 1 (financial provision for children), paragraph 5(2) (power by order to fix maximum amount of lump sum payment).

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