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Contents (1970 - 01)
Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 24 October 2017 at 16:47)
Part 69
Part 69 Infants’ Custody and Settlements Act rules
1   Custody etc
cf CER, r 319.
(1)  This rule applies to an application for an order under section 5 of the Infants’ Custody and Settlements Act of 1899 in respect of any minor.
cf Consolidated Equity Rules of 1902, r 319.
(2)  Where proceedings under that section in respect of the minor are pending in the Court:
(a)  the application shall be made by motion in the proceedings, and
(b)  notice of the motion shall, unless the Court otherwise orders, be served on his parents or on the guardian of his person.
(3)  Where no proceedings under that section in respect of the minor are pending in the Court:
(a)  proceedings for the order shall be commenced by summons, and
(b)  his parents or the guardian of his person shall, unless the Court otherwise orders, be made defendants.
2   Assignment of business
Proceedings for orders under Part 1 of the Infants’ Custody and Settlements Act 1899 shall be commenced in the Equity Division.