Matrimonial Causes (Amendment No. 10) (Jersey) Law 2000




A LAW     to amend further the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Law 1949; sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the


11th day of OCTOBER 2000



(Registered on the 20th day of October 2000)






The 4th day of April 2000



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




                For paragraphs (3) and (4) of Article 3 of the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Law 1949, as amended[1] (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Law”) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs -


          “(3)   Rules of court may make provision authorizing the Judicial Greffier to exercise such powers or to discharge such functions of the court under this Law or under the proviso to Article 5 of the Separation and Maintenance Orders (Jersey) Law 1953, as amended, as may be prescribed in relation to such proceedings as may be prescribed.


          (4)     Any order made or direction given by the Judicial Greffier in pursuance of rules of court made under paragraph (3) of this Article shall be subject to appeal in the first instance to the court.”.




                (1)     This Law may be cited as the Matrimonial Causes (Amendment No. 10) (Jersey) Law 2000 and this Law and the principal Law may together be cited as the Matrimonial Causes (Jersey) Laws 1949 to 2000.


                (2)     This Law shall come into force on such day as the States may by Act appoint.


                                                                                             G.H.C. COPPOCK


Greffier of the States.

[1] Tome VII, page 582, Volume 1979-1981, page 1 and Volume 1986-1987, page 21.

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