Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

135.

Application of maintenance pending suit and periodical payment orders to certain members of Defence Forces.

135.— (1) The reference in section 98(1)( h) of the Defence Act 1954 to an order for payment of alimony shall be construed as including a reference to a maintenance pending suit order, periodical payments order or secured periodical payments order made under this Act.

(2) The references in section 99 of the Defence Act 1954 to a wife shall be construed as including a reference to a civil partner within the meaning of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010.