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3.—(1) Amend section 5 (jurisdiction of High Court and county court) as follows.
(2) In subsection (1A), for the definition of “the Council Regulation”, substitute—
““the Council Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27th November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility;”.
(3) In that subsection, in the definition of “Contracting State”, for paragraph (a) substitute—
“(a)a party to the Council Regulation, that is to say, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Spain, Estonia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom, and”.
(4) Omit subsection (3A).
(5) After subsection (6) insert—
“(6A) Subsection (6) and Schedule 1, and any power as mentioned in subsection (6)(b), are subject to Article 19 of the Council Regulation.”.
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