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The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011

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PART 1Introductory

Interpretation

1.—(1) In this Schedule—

“court” includes a tribunal, and any administrative authority which is a court for the purposes of the Maintenance Regulation by virtue of Article 2(2) of that Regulation;

“debtor”, in relation to a maintenance decision, means the person liable, or alleged to be liable, to make the payments for which that decision provides;

“maintenance decision” has the meaning given to “decision” by Article 2 of the Maintenance Regulation.

(2) In this Schedule—

(a)any reference to a numbered Article is a reference to the Article so numbered in the Maintenance Regulation and any reference to a sub-division of a numbered Article shall be construed accordingly;

(b)references to a registered decision include, to the extent of its registration, references to a decision so registered to a limited extent only.

(3) Anything authorised or required by the Maintenance Regulation or by this Schedule to be done by, to or before a particular magistrates’ court may be done by, to or before any magistrates’ court acting for the same local justice area (or, in Northern Ireland, the same petty sessions district) as that court.

Central Authorities

2.—(1) The following are designated as Central Authorities under Article 49 of the Maintenance Regulation—

(a)in relation to England and Wales, the Lord Chancellor;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Justice.

(2) If a person outside the United Kingdom does not know to which Central Authority in the United Kingdom a communication should be addressed, the person may address it to the Lord Chancellor.

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