Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

69.

Amendment of section 3 of Act of 1965.

69.— Section 3(1) of the Act of 1965 is amended—

( a) by inserting the following definition:

“‘civil partner’ has the meaning assigned to it by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010;”,

and

( b) by substituting the following for the definition of “legal right”:

“‘legal right’ means—

( a) the right of a spouse under section 111 to a share in the estate of a deceased person, and

( b) the right of a civil partner under section 111A to a share in the estate of a deceased person;”.