Child Care Act 1991

Rules of court.

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33. (1) For the purpose of ensuring the expeditious hearing of applications under Part III, IV or VI , rules of court may make provision for the service of documents otherwise than under section 7 of the Courts Act, 1964 (as amended by section 22 of the Courts Act, 1971) in circumstances to which the said section 7 relates.

F227 [ (1A) For the purposes of ensuring the expeditious hearing of applications and proceedings under, and in relation to, Part IVA (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011), rules of court may make provision for the service of superior court documents otherwise than under section 23 of the Courts Act 1971 . ]

(2) Rules of court may make provision for the furnishing of information and documents by parties to proceedings under Part III, IV F228 [ , IVA (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011) ] or VI to each other or to solicitors acting for them.

(3) This section is without prejudice to section 17 of the Interpretation Act, 1937, which provides for rules of court.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F227

Inserted (31.12.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 19(a), S.I. No. 637 of 2017.

F228

Inserted (31.12.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 19(b), S.I. No. 637 of 2017.