HC Deb 23 October 1989 vol 158 cc534-5

31A.—(1) In sections 9(a) and 20(2)(a) of the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 (orders with respect to which court's powers suspended), for the words "any other order under section 1(2) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969" there shall be substituted "a supervision order under section 28 of the Children Act 1989".

(2) At the end of section 27 of that Act (interpretation), there shall be added—

"(4) In this Act a decision relating to rights of access in England and Wales means a decision as to the contact which a child may, or may not, have with any person."

(3) In Part I of Schedule 3 to that Act (orders in England and Wales which are custody orders for the purposes of the Act), for paragraph 1 there shall be substituted—

"1. The following are the orders referred to in section 27(1) of this Act—

  1. (a) a care order under the Children Act 1989 (as defined by section 28(11) of that Act, read with section 89(1) and Schedule 12);
  2. (b) a residence order (as defined by section 7 of the Act of 1989); and
  3. (c) any order made by a court in England and Wales under any of the following enactments—
    1. (i) section 9(1), 10(1)(a) or 11(a) of the Guardianship of Minors Act 1971;
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    3. (ii) section 42(1) or (2) or 43(1) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;
    4. (iii) section 2(2)(b), 4(b) or (5) of the Guardianship Act 1973 as applied by section 34(5) of the Children Act 1975;
    5. (v) section 8(2)(a), 10(1) or 19(l)(ii) of the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates Courts Act 1978;
    6. (vi) section 26(1)(b) of the Adoption Act 1976.".'.

No. 434, in page 148, line 9, at end insert—