Status of Children Act 1987
Amendment of section 117 of the Act of 1965.
31.— Section 117 of the Act of 1965 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):
“(1A) ( a) An application made under this section by virtue of Part V of the Status of Children Act, 1987, shall be considered in accordance with subsection (2) irrespective of whether the testator executed his will before or after the commencement of the said Part V .
( b) Nothing in paragraph ( a) shall be construed as conferring a right to apply under this section in respect of a testator who dies before the commencement of the said Part V .”.