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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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5.3—(1) The sheriff clerk shall be–

(a)the prescribed officer for the purposes of the 1950, 1958 and 1972 Acts, the 1972 Act as amended by any Order in Council, and the 1982 Act; and

(b)the proper officer for the purposes of Schedules 6 and 7 to the 1982 Act (enforcement of U.K. judgments).

(2) Unless otherwise provided, all communications which the prescribed officer is required to send to–

(a)an addressee in the United Kingdom shall be sent by first class recorded delivery post; and

(b)an addressee outwith the United Kingdom shall be sent registered letter or the nearest equivalent which the available postal service permits.

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