|192||Title:||MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS AND PROPERTY ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||29A||Heading:||Power of court hearing petition to terminate subsisting maintenance order made by another court||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) If, at the time of the presentation or making of a petition or joint application for divorce, nullity of marriage or judicial separation, there is subsisting an order, made by a court in previous proceedings between the same persons as are parties to the petition or application, requiring financial provision to be made for the maintenance by one of the parties of the other, or for the maintenance by either or both of the parties of a child of the family, the court hearing the petition or application may, if it thinks fit, direct that the said order shall cease to have effect on such date as may be specified in the direction. (Amended 29 of 1995 s. 21)
(2) For the purpose of this section "parties to the petition" (呈請雙方) means the petitioner and the respondent.