Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

115.

Preliminary orders in proceedings for dissolution.

115.— Where an application is made to the court for the grant of a decree of dissolution, the court, before deciding whether to grant or refuse to grant the decree may, in the same proceedings and without the institution of proceedings under any other Act, if it appears to the court to be proper to do so, make one or more of the following orders:

F31 [ ( a ) a safety order, barring order, interim barring order or protection order under the Domestic Violence Act 2018; ]

( b) an order under section 30 F32 [ or section 34 ; and ]

F33 [ (c) an order under section 11 of the Act of 1964. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F31

Substituted (1.01.2019) by Domestic Violence Act 2018 (6/2018), s. 51(a), S.I. No. 532 of 2018.

F32

Substituted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 152(a) and (b), S.I. No. 12 of 2016.

F33

Inserted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 152(c), S.I. No. 12 of 2016.

Editorial Notes:

E20

In proceedings to which para. (c) applies, court may adjourn proceedings and direct an investigation of the child’s circumstances as provided by Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 (7/1964), s. 20(d); as inserted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 175(c), S.I. No. 12 of 2016.

E21

Previous affecting provision: para. (a) amended (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 152(a) and (b), S.I. No. 12 of 2016; paragraph substituted as per F-note above.