Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

3.

Civil partners.

3.— For the purposes of this Act a civil partner is either of two persons of the same sex who are—

( a) parties to a civil partnership registration that has not been dissolved or the subject of a decree of nullity, or

( b) parties to a legal relationship of a class that is the subject of an order made under section 5 that has not been dissolved or the subject of a decree of nullity.