Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Child Care and Maintenance Rules 1997 Amendment) (Parental Orders) 2019

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2019/147

2019 No. 147

Court Of Session

Sheriff Court

Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Child Care and Maintenance Rules 1997 Amendment) (Parental Orders) 2019

Made 24th April 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament 26th April 2019

Coming into force 24th May 2019

In accordance with section 4 of the Scottish Civil Justice Council and Criminal Legal Assistance Act 20131, the Court of Session has approved draft rules submitted to it by the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

The Court of Session therefore makes this Act of Sederunt under the powers conferred by sections 103(1) and 104(1) of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 20142and all other powers enabling it to do so.

S-1 Citation and commencement, etc.

Citation and commencement, etc.

1.—(1) This Act of Sederunt may be cited as the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Child Care and Maintenance Rules 1997 Amendment) (Parental Orders) 2019.

(2) It comes into force on 24th May 2019.

(3) A certified copy is to be inserted in the Books of Sederunt.

S-2 Amendment of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994

Amendment of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994

2.—(1) The Rules of the Court of Session 19943are amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) In rule 97.1 (application and interpretation)4

(a)

(a) in paragraph (1), after “section 54”, insert “or 54A5”;

(b)

(b) in paragraph (2), in the definition of “parental order”, after “section 54”, insert “or 54A”.

(3) In rule 97.7(4) (protection of identity of petitioners), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”.

(4) In rule 97.9 (duties of a reporting officer and curator ad litem)6

(a)

(a) in paragraph (1)—

(i) in sub-paragraph (c), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”;

(ii) in sub-paragraph (d), for “(8) of section 54”, substitute “(8A) of section 54 or subsections (2) to (8) of section 54A”;

(b)

(b) in paragraph (2)(d), after “section 54(8)”, insert “or 54A(7)”;

(c)

(c) in paragraph (5)(b), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”.

(5) In rule 97.10(1) (agreement), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”.

(6) In rule 97.11(1) (procedure where child wishes to express a view), after “section 54(11)”, insert “or 54A(11)”.

(7) In the Appendix (forms)—

(a)

(a) in Form 97.3 (form of petition for parental order under section 54 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008)

(i) in the heading, after “section 54”, insert “or 54A”;

(ii) in the instance, after “section 54”, insert “[or 54A]”;

(iii) in the prayer, after “section 54”, insert “[or 54A]”;

(iv) in the signing docquet, after “Counsel or other person having a right of audience]”, on the next line, insert—

(v) at the end of the form, insert—

(b)

(b) in Form 97.10 (form of agreement to a parental order under section 54(6) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008)

(i) in the heading, after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”;

(ii) in the instance, after “section 54”, insert “or [54A]”;

(iii) at the end of the form, insert—

(c)

(c) in Form 97.12 (form of intimation of hearing of application for a parental order under section 54 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008)

(i) in the heading, after “section 54”, insert “or 54A”;

(ii) in the instance, after “section 54”, insert “[or 54A]”;

(iii) in paragraph 3, after “the petitioners”, insert “[orpetitioner]”;

(iv) in the signing docquet—

(aa) after “for petitioners”, insert “[orpetitioner]”;

(bb) after “[Deputy Principal Clerk*]”, insert “or[Petitioner[s]]”.

S-3 Amendment of the Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

Amendment of the Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

3.—(1) The Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 19977is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) In rule 2.45 (interpretation)8, in the definition of “parental order”, after “section 54”, insert “or 54A(5)”.

(3) In rule 2.49(4) (protection of identity of petitioners), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”.

(4) In rule 2.51 (duties of reporting officer and curator ad litem)9

(a)

(a) in paragraph (1)—

(i) in sub-paragraph (c), after “section 54(6)”, insert “or 54A(5)”;

(ii) in sub-paragraph (d), for “(8) of section 54”, substitute “(8A) of section 54 or subsections (2) to (8) of section 54A”;

(b)

(b) in paragraph...

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