Affiliation Amendment Act 1996

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Affiliation Amendment Act 1996
The Laws of Bermuda
Annual Volume of Public Acts 1996 : 19

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BERMUDA
1996 : 19

AFFILIATION AMENDMENT ACT 1996

[Date of Assent 12 July 1996]

[Operative Date 12 July 1996]

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Affiliation Act 1976:

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Assembly of
Bermuda, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Short title
1 This Act may be cited as the Affiliation Amendment Act 1996.

Amends s 8 of Act No 40 of 1947
2 Section 8 of the Affiliation Act 1976 is amended by—

(a) inserting in paragraph (a) of the proviso to subsection
(3), next before the word "in", the words "subject to
subsection (4),";

(b) adding the following subsection to the section—

" (4) The restriction to the age of eighteen years
in paragraph (a) of the proviso to subsection (3) shall not

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apply in the case of a child if it appears to the court
that—

(a) the child is, or will be, or, if an order
were made without complying with that
restriction, would be, receiving instruc-
tion at an educational establishment or
undergoing training for a trade,
profession or vocation, whether or not
he is also, or will also be, in gainful
employment; or

(b) there are special circumstances which
justify the making of an order without
complying with that restriction.".