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Schedule: C - Forms in civil proceedings

Form: 61.2 Direction for the use of blood tests - Status of Children Act, 1987 section 38 (1)


No. 61.2

O.61,r.2 (3)

Status of Children Act, 1987

section 38 (1)

Direction for the use of blood tests


District Court Area of

District No.

Between ...........

of .........

and

...........

of ...........

WHEREAS civil proceedings entitled as above are before this Court, and in those proceedings the parentage of one ......... of ........ aged ........... is in question,

*(AND UPON HEARING an application by the above-named ........ party to the proceedings, brought by notice duly served before the Court for a direction under section 38 (1) of the above Act, )

THE COURT HEREBY DIRECTS the use of blood tests for the purpose of assisting the Court to determine whether ....... of ...........

*(a person named in the application) *(a party to the proceedings) is or is not a parent of the said ..........,

AND DIRECTS that ....... of .........

a sampler, do take, on or before the ... day of ..... 19.., blood samples from the following persons:-

*(from the said .......... of ......... whose parentage is so questioned)

*(from .......... of ......... alleged to be a parent of the said ......... )

*(from ........... of ...... a party to the proceedings)

AND REQUIRES each person named in this direction to attend before the said sampler at ........ on or before the ... day of ..... 19... for the purpose of the taking of those samples,

AND FURTHER DIRECTS that tests be carried out on the said blood samples under

the control of ........... of .......... a tester, and that the said tester shall report to the Court thereon in accordance with the provisions of section 40 (2) of the Act.

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

Signed .........

Judge of the District Court.

* Delete words inapplicable