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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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Application to adduce evidence

5.9—(1) An application to a sheriff court under section 22(5) of the 1950 Act to adduce evidence in connection with an order granted by that court and registered in a court in England or Northern Ireland shall be made by initial writ.

(2) Any evidence adduced in pursuance of such an application shall be recorded in such manner as the sheriff shall direct and the record of evidence certified by the sheriff shall be the transcript or summary of the evidence adduced, and shall be signed by the deponent, together with any documentary productions referred to therein.

(3) Where the sheriff clerk of a court in which an order was granted receives a transcript or summary of evidence connected with that order adduced, under section 22(5) of the 1950 Act, in the court where the order was registered, he shall lodge such transcript or summary in the process containing that order.

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