Updated to 1 August 2020 (Act No. 6 of 2020 and S.I. No. 281 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 12 July 1976 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. 44/2012, ss. 1(2), 69(4)(b), 104(4)(b)
Cir. Ct. to be known as "the Circuit Family Court", when exercising its jurisdiction under etc. 6/1989, ss. 31, 46 (2)
Conduct of Dist. Ct. proceedings under. 6/1989, ss. 45, 46 (2)
Conduct of proceedings in Cir. and High Cts. 6/1989, ss. 33, 46 (2)
Court fees excluded for proceedings under S.I. No. 369 of 1997, arts. 2, 5(a)(iv)
  S.I. No. 343 of 1989, arts. 2, 6
  S.I. No. 342 of 1989, arts. 2, 5
Ct. powers in proceedings under. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 47 (1) (6) (c)
Effect in relation to judgment mortgages 27/2009, ss. 2, 117(4)(a)
Exempt. retro 26/1995, ss. 1 (2), 54 (2)
Fees excluded S.I. No. 45 of 1982, arts. 2, 5
Fees payable in proceedings brought under restricted S.I. No. 21 of 1984, art. 5
Forms and procedures prescribed S.I. No. 510 of 2001
Hearing of proceedings under. 6/1989, ss. 32, 46 (2)
Saver for jurisdiction of court under 27/2009, ss. 2, 31(5)
Saver 34/2009, ss. 1(2), 182(9)
  27/2009, ss. 2, 21(6)
Saving for jurisdiction thereunder. 6/1989, ss. 19, 46 (2)
Surrender of cert. dwellings a conveyance of an interest for purps. of. 6/1982, ss. 1 (2), 10 (2)
S. 2(2), subsec. substit. with saver. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 54 (1) (a) (2)
S. 3 restricted 21/2014, ss. 2, 26(12)
  22/2009, ss. 1 (4), 46(13), 74(13), 88(7), 98(15), 99(10)
  15/2009, ss. 2, 17(9)
S. 3 (1) am. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 54 (1) (b) (i)
S. 3 (1), am. retro. 22/1981, s.10
S. 3 (1), ct. power to order rstrct. applic. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 54 (3)
S. 3 (8), (9), subsecs. ins. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 54 (1) (b) (ii)
S. 3(8)(c) form prescribed under S.I. No. 52 of 2008, rls. 1, 17
Ss. 4, 5 appl. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 10 (1) (c)
Ss. 4, 5, power of ct. to make o. under. 6/1989, ss. 16 (d), 46 (2)
S. 5 application extended 6/2018, ss. 1(2), 15(1), 2(c)
S. 5 appl. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 6 (c)
S.5, power of ct. to make o. under. 6/1989, ss. 11 (c), 46 (2)
  33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 11 (c), 15 (1) (c)
S. 7 appl. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 10 (1) (c)
S. 7 saver for jurisdiction of court under 27/2009, ss. 2 , 101 (7)
S. 7 power of ct. to make order under 33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 15 (1) (c)
S. 8 saver for jurisdiction of court under 27/2009, ss. 2 , 101 (7)
S. 9 application extended 6/2018, ss. 1(2), 15(1), 2(c)
S. 9 appl. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 6 (c), 10 (1) (c)
S. 9 power of ct. to make o. under 6/1989, ss. 11 (d), 16 (d), 46 (2)
  33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 11 (c), 15 (1) (c)
S. 9(1) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60, rl. 4, forms 60.1, 60.2 , sch. C
S. 9 (1), am. retro. 22/1981, s.10
S. 9(2) application extended 6/2018, ss. 1(2), 13(1)
S. 9(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60, rl. 5, forms 60.3, 60.4 , sch. C
S. 9 (2) appl. 21/1981, ss. 9 (1), 18
S. 9 (2), appl. to cert. oo. 1/1996, ss. 8 (1) (2), 25
S. 9 (3) (in pt.) rep., transit. provns. 21/1981, ss. 17, 18
S. 9(4) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60, rl. 6, form 60.5 , sch. C
S. 9(5) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60, rl. 7, forms 60.6-7 , sch. C
S. 10 application restricted 6/2018, ss. 1(2), 13(2)
S. 10 am. prosp. 11/1981, ss. 13, 33 (3)
S. 10, applic. of. 21/1981, ss. 9 (2), 18
S. 10, applic. rstrct. 1/1996, ss. 8 (2), 25
  31/2004, ss. 1 (2), 40 (1)-(10)
S. 10(4) am. 31/2004, ss. 1 (2), 48 (a)
S. 10(5) am. 20/1991, ss. 8, 23 (3)
S. 10(5), subsec. substit. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 54 (1) (c)
S. 10(5)(a) (c) rep. 31/2004, ss. 1 (2), 48 (b)
S. 10(5)(b) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 15, schedule pt. 2 item 3
  31/2004, ss. 1(2), 48(b)(ii)
S. 10(5)(b), am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 14, sch. 2, pt. 2
S. 10(8), subsec. ins. 31/2004, ss. 1 (2), 48 (c)
S. 11 application extended S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60 rl. 10
S. 12 form prescribed under S.I. No. 52 of 2008, rls. 1, 16
S. 14 (in pt.) rep. 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
S. 15 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 60, rl. 8, form 60.8, sch. C

SIs made under the Act

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