Jersey Law 28/1999

 

AFFILIATION PROCEEDINGS (PRESCRIPTION) (JERSEY) LAW 1999

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A LAW       to abolish the customary law period of prescription for the institution of an action for pension alimentaire; sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

12th day of OCTOBER 1999

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(Registered on the 5th day of November 1999)

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STATES OF JERSEY

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The 25th day of May 1999

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

ARTICLE 1

Abolition of period of prescription

(1)     The customary law period of prescription for the institution of an action for pension alimentaire is abolished and, subject to paragraph (2) of this Article, that action may be instituted at any time after the birth of the child to which it relates.

(2)     Nothing in this Article shall revive any right of action which was barred by prescription before the commencement of this Law.

ARTICLE 2

Short title

This Law may be cited as the Affiliation Proceedings (Prescription) (Jersey) Law 1999.

 

G.H.C. COPPOCK

 

Greffier of the States.


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