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The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Authentic Instruments and Court Settlements) Order 1993

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3.—(1) Subject to the modification specified in paragraph (2), the following provisions of the Act shall apply to authentic instruments and court settlements which are maintenance orders as if they were maintenance orders to which the Convention applies—

  • section 5(1) (recognition and enforcement of maintenance orders),

  • section 6(3),

  • section 7(1), (2), (4) and (5),

  • section 8 (currency of payment under registered maintenance orders).

(2) In the application of section 5(4) of the Act to authentic instruments and court settlements which are maintenance orders, for the words “as if the order had been originally made” there shall be substituted the words “as if it was an order which had been originally made”.


Section 5 was amended by paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the 1991 Act.

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