Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

PART 14

Other Consequential Amendments, Etc.

148.

Application and amendment of Pensions Act 1990.

148.— (1) Section 5(4) of the Pensions Act 1990 (as amended by the Pensions (Amendment) Act 1996 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996) applies and has effect in relation to sections 121 to 126 and sections 187 to 192 as it applies and has effect by virtue of section 47 of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 in relation to section 17 of that Act, with the following modifications:

( a) a reference to section 12 of the Family Law Act 1995 or section 17 of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 is to be construed as a reference to sections 121 to 126 and sections 187 to 192 ;

( b) the reference in paragraph ( c) to the Family Law Act 1995 or the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 is to be construed as a reference to the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010;

( c) the references to subsections (1), (2), (3), (5), (6), (7), (8), (10) and (25) of section 12 of the Family Law Act 1995 and section 17 of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 are to be construed as references to sections 121(1) , (2) and (5), 123(1) , (2), (3), (4), (5) and (7) and 126(2) , or sections 187(1) , (2) and (5), 189(1) , (2), (3), (4), (5) and (7) and 192 , as the case may be, of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010, respectively; and

( d) the reference to section 2 of the Family Law Act 1995 or the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 is to be construed as a reference to section 109 or 187 .

(2) Subsection 10(1)( cc) (as amended by section 5 of the Pensions (Amendment) Act 1996 and section 47( c) of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996) of the Pensions Act 1990, is amended by substituting “and on the provisions of the Family Law Act 1995, the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 and the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010, relating to pension schemes (within the meaning of section 2 of the Family Law Act 1995, section 2 of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 and section 109 and 187 of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010)” for “and on the provisions of the Family Law Act 1995, and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996, relating to pension schemes (within the meaning of section 2 of the Family Law Act 1995 and section 2 of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996)”.