Updated to 7 May 2024 (Act No. 12 of 2024 and S.I. No. 200 of 2024)

All effects below are reflected in the most recent Revised Act.

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 June 1957 Commenced as per s. 20(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Circuit Court to be known as "the Circuit Family Court" when exercising its jurisdiction under etc. 6/1989, ss. 31, 46 (2)
Hearing of proceedings under 6/1989, ss. 32, 46 (2)
Conduct of proceedings under in Circuit and High Courts. 6/1989, ss. 33, 46 (2)
S.2, exempt. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2), 36 (6)
S. 2(2) amended 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 15(a)
S. 2(4) repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and Schedule 2, Part 5
S. 2(5) repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and Schedule 2, Part 5
S. 4 amended 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 15(b)
S. 7(8) am. 21/2010, ss. 2, 163(a)
S. 8(5) am. 21/2010, ss. 2, 163(b)
S. 9(1) amended 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 15(c)(i)
S. 9(2) amended 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 15(c)(ii)
S.9 (3), subsec. substit. 50/2001, ss. 1 (2), 62
S.9 (4) rep. 12/1992, ss. 1 (2), 3, sch.
S. 12 form prescribed S.I. No. 158 of 1982, ord. 68, rl. 5
S.12 appl. 22/1981, s.5 (2)
S.12, oo. ctd. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2), 3 (2) (b) (i) (ii) (iii)
S.12, power to make o. under. 6/1989, ss. 16 (c), 46 (2)
S.12, rep. with saving. 26/1995, ss. 1 (2) (a), 3 (1), sch., 3 (2) (b)
S.12 (3), am. prosp. 11/1981, ss. 3, 33 (3)
S.13 (2) (d) rep. 2/1985, s.8
S. 18 substituted 35/2015, ss. 1(2), 15(d)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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