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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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5.24—(1) On receiving a certified copy of a maintenance order made by a court in England or Northern Ireland, the sheriff clerk shall–

(a)retain any certificate or affidavit sent with the certified copy of the order as to the amount of any arrears due under the order;

(b)endorse on the certified copy order a declaration in Form 68 and retain such certified copy order and declaration; and

(c)notify the clerk of the court which made the order that it has been registered.

(2) The sheriff clerk may issue an extract of the order with the declaration thereon, and such extract shall have the same force and effect as, and may be enforced in all respects as if it was, an extract decree of the sheriff court in which the certified copy is registered.

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