Mr. John M. Taylor
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Table 1 shows the number of orders for maintenance made in matrimonial proceedings and under the Children Act in Warrington county court during 1992. Table 2 shows the total number of orders for maintenance made by the Warrington and Halton magistrates courts during 1991, the latest year for which information is available. The number of orders made in those courts under the Children Act are given for 1992. The 1992 figures are provisional and are liable to revision to take account of late amendments.
Orders made for maintenance in Warrington county court during 1992 Number Ancillary relief: Orders made pending divorce 14 Fixed term orders 27 Orders made pending further order 27 Orders for child 136
Number Children Act applications for maintenance: Orders made 1
Table 2 Orders made for maintenance by the Warrington and Halton magistrates courts during 1991 and 1992 Number 1991—not including Children Act figures Orders made 11 1992—Children Act applications for maintenance Orders made 78