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FAMILY LAW REGULATIONS 1984 - REG 80

Savings in relation to the former Regulations

             (1)  Subject to subregulations (4) and (5), proceedings pending or orders or directions made, appointments made or authorizations given, documents filed or served, or any other act or thing done, before the commencement of these Regulations, in accordance with the former Regulations, shall, if of a kind to which these Regulations or the standard Rules of Court apply, be treated as if pending, made, given, filed, served, or done, as the case requires, in accordance with these Regulations or those Rules, as the case requires.

             (2)  Subject to subregulations (4) and (5), an obligation incurred or undertaking given under the former Regulations before the commencement of these Regulations if of a kind to which these Regulations or the standard Rules of Court apply shall be treated as if incurred or given under these Regulations or the standard Rules of Court, as the case requires.

             (3)  Subject to subregulations (4) and (5), where a person has, before the commencement of these Regulations, omitted to do any act or thing in accordance with the former Regulations and the act or thing is one to which these Regulations apply, the act or thing shall be treated as if omitted to be done under these Regulations unless subsequently done in accordance with these Regulations.

             (4)  These Regulations do not operate to revive any period of time for the doing of any act or thing, being a period of time which, under the former Regulations, had expired before the commencement of these Regulations.

             (5)  A period of time that commenced under the former Regulations but had not expired before the commencement of these Regulations shall, if the matter in respect of which that period has commenced is a matter to which these Regulations apply, continue as if these Regulations had not come into operation.



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