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Schedule: C - Forms in civil proceedings

Form: 54.13 Interim order - Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976 section 7


No. 54.13

O.54, r.7

Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976

section 7

Interim order

District Court Area of

District No.


........ Applicant

........ Respondent

UPON THE HEARING of an application made to this Court to-day by the above-named applicant, *(residing) *(carrying on profession, business or occupation) at ......... *(in court area and district aforesaid),

FOR A MAINTENANCE ORDER against the above-named respondent on the ground that the respondent, *(residing) *(carrying on profession, business or occupation) at ............... *(in court area and district aforesaid),

*[being the spouse of the said applicant and there being ............. dependent children) of the family as named hereunder].

*[being the spouse of ........... *(now deceased) *(who has deserted him/her)

*(who has been deserted by him/her) *(living separately and apart from him/her) and there being ........... dependent children) of the family as named hereunder],

*[being a parent of the dependent children) named hereunder, whose parents are not married to each other (the applicant being the other parent of the said children)],

*[being a parent of the dependent children) named hereunder, whose parents are not married to each other (the applicant not being the other parent of the said children) and the children) not being fully maintained by the other parent)],

......... born on .......

......... born on .......

has failed to provide such maintenance *(for the said applicant) *(and) *(for the said dependent child(ren)) as is proper in the circumstances,

AND BEING SATISFIED that the summons herein, dated the ... day of ..... 19.. was duly served upon the respondent,

AND NOT YET HAVING DECIDED whether to make or to refuse to make the maintenance order, but having regard to the needs of the persons for whose support the maintenance order is sought and the other circumstances of the case,

THE COURT HEREBY ORDERS that the said respondent pay to the said applicant the weekly sum of £ on and from the ... day of ..... 19.. *(up to and including the ... day of ..... 19... ), *(until the application for a maintenance order is adjudicated upon),

*(AND THE COURT DIRECTS pursuant to section 9 (1) (a) of the above Act that the payments aforesaid be made to the District Court Clerk at .............)

*(AND the applicant requesting the Court not to do so, and the Court considering that it would not be proper to do so, THE COURT MAKES NO DIRECTION pursuant to section 9 (1) (a) of the above Act).

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

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

Judge of the District Court.

*Delete words inapplicable