Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989
Divorce a mensa et thoro decrees and alimony orders.
43.— Any order made by either the Circuit Court or the High Court granting a decree of divorce a mensa et thoro in proceedings issued before the commencement of this Act shall not be affected by this Act save that any alimony order made subsequent to the granting of such decree shall be deemed for all purposes to be an order made under section 14 (1) (a) of this Act.
S. 14 was repealed (1.08.1996) by Family Law Act 1995 (26/1995), s. 3 and sch., S.I. No. 46 of 1996. An equivalent provision dealing with periodical payments and lump sum orders is contained (1.08.1996) in Family Law Act 1995, s. 8, S.I. No. 46 of 1996.