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Time for instituting proceedings
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 5, PART 1
§ 517. Time for instituting proceedings. Proceedings to establish the
paternity of a child may be instituted during the pregnancy of the
mother or after the birth of the child, but shall not be brought after
the child reaches the age of twenty-one years, unless paternity has been
acknowledged by the father in writing or by furnishing support.