Family Law Act 1995
3.—(1) The enactments specified in the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1)—
(a) orders made before the commencement of Part II under a provision of the Act of 1989 repealed by subsection (1) shall continue in force and be treated after such commencement as if made under the corresponding provision of this Act,
(b) (i) orders or decrees made or exceptions granted under section 1 of the Legitimacy Declaration Act (Ireland), 1868, section 1 of the Marriages Act, 1972, or section 12 of the Married Women’s Status Act, 1957, before such commencement shall continue in force after such commencement,
(ii) proceedings instituted under any of those sections before such commencement may be continued and determined after such commencement, and
(iii) orders or decrees made or exceptions granted after such commencement in those proceedings shall be in force,
(c) proceedings instituted before such commencement under a provision of the Act of 1989 repealed by subsection (1) may be continued and determined as if instituted under the corresponding provision of this Act and orders made in those proceedings after such commencement shall be in force and be treated as if made under the corresponding provision of this Act.