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  The Central Authorities for each jurisdiction are as follows:

England and Wales

The Lord Chancellor will be the Central Authority and retain overall policy responsibility, but the administrative functions of the Central Authority will be performed by:

    The Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Unit (REMO)
    Victory House
    30-34 Kingsway
    London
    WC2B 6EX

    Tel: 020 3681 2757 (UK only)
    +44 (0)20 3681 2757 (outside the UK)
    Fax: 020 3681 8764
    E-mail: remo@offsol.gsi.gov.uk


Scotland

Northern Ireland

    The Department of Justice
    Business Development and Services Division of the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service
    Laganside House
    23 – 27 Oxford Street
    Belfast
    BT1 3LA

    Tel: +44 2890 408 888
    Fax: +44 2890 728 945
    E-mail: BusinessDevelopmentGroupDL@courtsni.gov.uk

Gibraltar

    Minister for Justice,
    Government of Gibraltar
    No 6 Convent Place
    Gibraltar

    Tel: + 350 2005 9267
    Fax: + 350 2005 9271
    E-mail: moj@gibraltar.gov.gi


Public bodies

The public bodies that can perform the functions of the central authorities in each jurisdiction are:


Northern Ireland

    Legal Services Commission (for Article 51(2)(a) provision of legal aid)

    2nd Floor

    WaterfrontPlaza

    8 Laganbank Road

    Mays Meadow

    Belfast

    BT1 3BN

    Tel: +44 2890 408 888

    Fax: +44 2890 408 990

    Email: accesstojustice@nilsc.org.uk

 
 
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