No. S 666
Women’s Charter
Women’s Charter
(Garnishee Proceedings)
(Amendment No. 2) Rules 2014
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 180(1) of the Women’s Charter, the Minister for Social and Family Development hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Women’s Charter (Garnishee Proceedings) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2014 and shall come into operation on 1 October 2014.
Amendment of rule 2
2.  Rule 2 of the Women’s Charter (Garnishee Proceedings) Rules (R 6) (referred to in these Rules as the principal Rules) is amended by deleting paragraph (b) of the definition of “Registrar” and substituting the following paragraph:
(b)the registrar, the deputy registrar or an assistant registrar of the Family Justice Courts in all cases where proceedings are taken in the Family Division of the High Court or a Family Court;”.
Amendment of rule 3
3.  Rule 3(2) of the principal Rules is amended by deleting the words “District Court or a Magistrate’s Court” and substituting the words “Family Court”.
Amendment of Schedule
4.  The Schedule to the principal Rules is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “HIGH COURT/STATE COURTS” in the title of Form 1 and substituting the words “HIGH COURT*/FAMILY JUSTICE COURTS*”;
(b)by deleting the words “High Court/State Courts” in Forms 1 and 2 and substituting in each case the words “High Court*/Family Justice Courts*”; and
(c)by inserting at the end of Forms 1 and 2, the following footnote:
* Delete where inapplicable.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 565/98; S 136/2014]
Made on 26 September 2014.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Social and Family Development,
[MSF 076-002-01V34; AG/LLRD/SL/353/2010/7 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 180(2) of the Women’s Charter).