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The Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) (Amendment) Rules 2015 (SI 2015/1421)
Date:26 JUN 2015
The Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) (Amendment) Rules 2015 were published on 26 June 2015. 

These Rules amend the Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) Rules 2014 (S.I. 2014/840) to make provision in relation to the allocation in the family court of applications for Female Genital Mutilation Protection orders under Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.

Rule 3 adds without notice proceedings for Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders to the list of proceedings which may be allocated in accordance with rule 16 of the 2014 Rules.

A full regulatory impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

The Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) (Amendment) Rules 2015 are available to download here
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