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Schedule: C - Forms in civil proceedings

Form: 54.4 Maintenance Summons - Family Law (Maintenance Of Spouses And Children) Act, 1976 section 5A(2)

No. 54.4

O.54, r.4 (2)

Family Law (Maintenance Of Spouses And Children) Act, 1976

Section 5A(2)

Maintenance Summons

District Court Area of

District No.


........ Applicant

........ Respondent

WHEREAS AN APPLICATION has been made by the above-named applicant,

*(residing) *(carrying on profession, business or occupation) at ...........

*(in court area and district aforesaid), a person other than a parent (within the meaning of section 5A (2) of the above-mentioned Act), for the issue of a summons seeking a maintenance order against you on the grounds THAT YOU the above-named

respondent, *(residing) *(carrying on profession, business or occupation) at .............

*(in court area and district aforesaid), being a parent of

....... born on ..........,

...... born on ..........,

(a) dependent child(ren) whose parents are not married to each other, (and not being *(a child) *(children) who is/are being fully maintained by the other parent), HAVE FAILED TO PROVIDE SUCH MAINTENANCE as is proper in the circumstances for the said child(ren).

THIS IS TO COMMAND YOU the respondent to appear at the sitting of the District

Court for the court area and district aforesaid to be held at .... on the ... day of ..... 19... at .... a.m./p.m. on the hearing of the said application for a maintenance order.

Dated this ... day of ......... 19....

Signed ...............

Judge of the District Court.

(or)

Peace Commissioner

(or)

District Court Clerk

To

of

the above-named respondent