Status of Children Act 1987

Amendment of section 23 of the Act of 1976.

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22.Section 23 of the Act of 1976 is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) (inserted by the Courts Act, 1981) of “ sections 5, 5A, 6, 7, 9 and 21A” for “sections 5, 6, 7 and 9”, and the said subsection (1), as so amended, is set out in the Table to this section.

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(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the Circuit Court and the District Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine proceedings under sections 5, 5A, 6, 7, 9 and 21A of this Act.