Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (Designation of Reciprocating Countries) Order 2001

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2001/3501

2001 No. 3501

MAINTENANCE OF DEPENDANTS

The Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (Designation of Reciprocating Countries) Order 2001

Made 31th October 2001

Laid before Parliament 12th November 2001

Coming into force 10th December 2001

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 31st day of October 2001

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas Her Majesty is satisfied that, in the event of the benefits conferred by Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 19721(“the Act”) being applied to particular classes of maintenance orders made by the courts of Nunavut, similar benefits will in that territory be applied to those classes of maintenance orders made by the courts of the United Kingdom:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1 of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of...

1. This Order may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (Designation of Reciprocating Countries) Order 2001 and shall come into force on 10th December 2001.

S-2 The territory specified in column (1) of the Schedule to this...

2. The territory specified in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order is hereby designated as a reciprocating country for the purposes of Part I of the Act as regards maintenance orders of the description specified in respect of that territory in column (2) of the Schedule to this Order.

A.K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

Territory designated as a reciprocating country and extent of designation

(1)

(2)

Territory

Description of maintenance orders to which designation extends

Nunavut

Maintenance orders other than—

(a) affiliation orders;

(b) maintenance orders of the description contained in paragraph (b) of the definition of “maintenance order” in section 21(1) of the Act; and

(c) orders obtained by or in favour of a public authority

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates Nunavut as a reciprocating country for the purposes of Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972.


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