Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

33.

Modification of terms of mortgage or lease as to payment of capital sum.

33.— The court may by order declare, on application by a civil partner, that a term of a mortgage or lease by virtue of which a sum is due, other than periodical payments due under the mortgage or lease, is of no effect for the purpose of proceedings under section 32 , if, after the proceedings have been adjourned under that section it appears to the court that—

( a) all arrears (other than the arrears of principal or interest or rent that do not constitute part of the periodical payments due under the mortgage or lease or money due under the mortgage or lease) and periodical payments due as of the date of the order have been paid off, and

( b) the periodical payments subsequently falling due will continue to be paid.