​This section provides links to legislation, Practice Directions and Registrar’s Circulars used in the Family Court.


The following subsidiary legislation shall apply to the proceedings in the Family Justice Courts with effect from 1 October 2014.


Subsidiary Legislation

Type of Proceedings in Family Justice Courts

Court it applies to

Rules of Court

Section 53 of Administration of Muslim Law Act

Adoption of Children Act

Guardianship of Infants Act

Inheritance (Family Provision) Act

International Child Abduction Act

Intestate Succession Act

Legitimacy Act

Mental Capacity Act

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act

Status of Children (Assisted Reproduction Technology) Act 2013

Section 17A(2) of Supreme Court of Judicature Act

Voluntary Sterilization Act

Section 59 of Women’s Charter

Family Courts,

Family Division of the High Court

Criminal Procedure Code

Section 53 of Administration of Muslim Law Act

Children and Young Persons Act

Part VII and Part VIII of Women’s Charter

Section 10 of Maintenance of Parents Act

Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act

Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act

 

Family Courts,

Youth Courts,

Family Division of the High Court

Women’s Charter (Matrimonial Proceedings) Rules and

Women’s Charter (Garnishee Proceedings) Rules

Part VIII and Part X of Women’s Charter

Family Courts,

Family Division of the High Court

 

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