Amendment to Order 98
S.I. No. 17 of 2016: District Court (Children and Family Relationships Act 2015) Rules 2016
1. (1) These Rules, which shall come into operation on the 18th day of January 2016, may be cited as the District Court (Children and Family Relation-ships Act 2015) Rules 2016.
(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) and all other District Court Rules.
(3) The District Court Rules as amended by these Rules may be cited as the District Court Rules 1997 to 2016.
2. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended:
(v) by the substitution in rule 1 of Order 98 for the definition therein of “competent authority” of the following definition—
“ “competent authority”, in relation to one parent family payment, supplementary welfare allowance, deserted wife's benefit and deserted wife's allowance, means the Minister for Social Protection.”.