Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

204.

Amendment of section 47 of Civil Liability Act 1961.

204.— The definition of “dependant” in section 47(1) (as substituted by section 1 of the Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 1996) of the Civil Liability Act 1961 is amended by substituting the following for paragraph ( c):

“( c) a person who was not married to or a civil partner of the deceased but who, until the date of the deceased’s death, had been living with the deceased as the deceased’s cohabitant within the meaning of section 172 of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 for a continuous period of not less than three years,”.