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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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5.23—(1) Where any request to take evidence is made by or on behalf of a court in terms of section 14 of the 1972 Act, or the Act as amended by any Order in Council made under Part III of that Act, or by the Secretary of State in terms of section 38 thereof, such evidence shall be taken before a sheriff of the sheriffdom in which the witness resides and shall be taken down by a shorthand writer, or where the sheriff so directs, by the sheriff, and the extended notes of evidence certified by the sheriff shall be the notes of the evidence taken.

(2) Where a provisional order is made under section 4 or 5 of the 1972 Act and evidence has been taken by a shorthand writer, the applicant or his solicitor shall provide the sheriff clerk with a copy of the extended notes of evidence.

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