Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

17.

Insertion of new Part 7B of Act of 2004.

17.— The Act of 2004 is amended by inserting the following Part before section 60:

“PART 7B

Registration of Decrees of Dissolution of Civil Partnership and Decrees of Nullity of Civil Partnership

Registration of decrees of dissolution and decrees of nullity of civil partnership.

59J.— (1) When a court grants a decree of dissolution, an officer of the Courts Service authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service shall, as soon as may be, enter or cause to be entered in the register of decrees of dissolution of civil partnership the particulars in relation to the matter set out in Part 6A of the First Schedule.

(2) When a court grants a decree of nullity of civil partnership, an officer of the Courts Service authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service shall, as soon as may be, enter or cause to be entered in the register of decrees of nullity of civil partnership the particulars in relation to the matter set out in Part 7A of the First Schedule.

(3) An officer of the Courts Service authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service may amend or cancel or cause to be amended or cancelled an entry in the register referred to in subsection (1) or (2).

(4) The Courts Service shall notify an tArd-Chláraitheoir of an amendment or cancellation under subsection (3).

(5) This section has effect notwithstanding any statutory provision that conflicts with it.”.