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Statutory Instrument 1995 No. 2709

The Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (United States of America) Order 1995

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1995 No. 2709

MAINTENANCE OF DEPENDANTS

The Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (United States of America) Order 1995

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Made18th October 1995
Laid before Parliament30th October 1995
Coming into force1st December 1995

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 18th day of October 1995

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

    Whereas Her Majesty is satisfied that arrangements have been made in the States of the United States of America specified in Schedule 1 to this Order to ensure that maintenance orders made by courts in the United Kingdom can be enforced there:
    And whereas Her Majesty is satisfied that in the interest of reciprocity it is desirable to ensure that maintenance orders made by courts in those States can be enforced in the United Kingdom:
    Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 40 of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972[1], is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (United States of America) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 1st December 1995.
        2.    In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—
      "the Act" means the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972[2]; and

      "specified State" means a State specified in Schedule 1 to this Order.

        3.    The provisions of Part I of the Act shall apply, with the exceptions, adaptations, and modifications specified in Schedule 2 to this Order, to maintenance orders made by courts in the United Kingdom and to maintenance orders made by courts in a specified State, and accordingly Part I of the Act shall, in relation to such orders, have effect as set out in Schedule 3 to this Order.



N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council






Notes:

[1] 1972 c. 18; section 40 was amended by the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements Act 1982 (c. 27), Schedules 11 and 14.

[2] As amended by the Affiliation Proceedings (Amendment) Act 1972 (c. 49), section 3; by the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978 (c. 22), sections 54 and 55 and Schedules 2 and 3; by the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43), Schedule 7; by S.I. 1981/1675 (N.I.26); by the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48), section 46; by the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements Act 1982, Schedules 11 and 12; by the Family Law Reform Act 1987 (c. 42), Schedules 2 and 4; by the Maintenance Enforcement Act 1991 (c. 17), Schedule 1; by S.I. 1992/709 and by the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1992 (c. 56), Schedule. There are further amendments to the Act which are not relevant to this Order.

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