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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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1.2—(1) In this Act of Sederunt, unless the context otherwise requires–

Ordinary Cause Rules” means the First Schedule to the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907(1);

“Principal Reporter” has the same meaning as in section 93(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995;

“sheriff clerk” includes sheriff clerk depute.

(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act of Sederunt to a specified Chapter, Part or rule shall be construed as a reference to the Chapter, Part or rule bearing that number in this Act of Sederunt, and a reference to a specified paragraph, sub-paragraph or head shall be construed as a reference to the paragraph, sub-paragraph or head so numbered or lettered in the provision in which that reference occurs.

(3) Any reference in this Act of Sederunt to a numbered Form shall be construed as a reference to the Form so numbered in Schedule 1 to this Act of Sederunt and includes a form substantially to the same effect with such variation as circumstances may require.


1907 c. 51, the First Schedule was substituted by S.I. 1993/1956.

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