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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 89

Exercise of jurisdiction

    (1)     The family matters jurisdiction may be exercised only by magistrates directed by the Chief Magistrate to do so.

    (2)     In making the direction, the Chief Magistrate must take into account the expertise of particular magistrates relating to matters arising under this Act.

    (3)     The jurisdiction must be exercised by a magistrate sitting alone.



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