Status of Children Act 1987

Amendment of section 3 of the Act of 1965.

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28.Section 3 of the Act of 1965 is hereby amended—

( a) by the insertion in subsection (1) after the definition of “ an intestate” of the following:

“‘ issue’ shall be construed in accordance with section 4A (inserted by the Status of Children Act, 1987);”,

and

( b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(1A) In this Act a reference, however expressed, to a person whose parents have married or have not married each other shall be construed in accordance with section 4 of the Status of Children Act, 1987.”.