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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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Maintenance Orders Register

5.4—(1) The sheriff clerk shall maintain a Register called “the Maintenance Orders Register” for the purpose of the 1950, 1958 and 1972 Acts, the 1972 Act as amended by any Order in Council, and the 1982 Act, Part I of which shall relate to outgoing orders and Part II to incoming orders.

(2) The sheriff clerk shall make appropriate entries in the Maintenance Orders Register in respect of any action taken by him or notified to him in accordance with the provisions of those Acts, and shall keep in such manner as he considers appropriate any documents sent to him in connection with any such action.

(3) Every entry registering a maintenance order shall specify the section of the Act and where appropriate any Order in Council under which the maintenance order in question is registered.

(4) When a registered maintenance order is varied, revoked or cancelled, the sheriff clerk shall make an appropriate entry against the entry for the original order.

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