Illegitimate Children (Affiliation Orders) Act, 1930


1.—In this Act—

the word “mother” means any of the following persons who is with child or has been delivered of an illegitimate child, that is to say, any single woman or any widow, or any married woman living separate from her husband, and includes any married woman not living separate from her husband who before her marriage was delivered of an illegitimate child; and the expression “putative father” means a person adjudged by an affiliation order made under this Act to be the putative father of an illegitimate child.