Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

8.

Amendment of section 8 of Act of 2004.

8.— Section 8(1) of the Act of 2004 is amended—

( a) in paragraph ( b), by inserting “of marriage” after “nullity”,

( b) by inserting the following paragraphs after paragraph ( b):

“( bb) to extend the Civil Registration Service to civil partnership registration, wherever occurring in the State,

( bbb) to extend the Civil Registration Service to decrees of dissolution and decrees of nullity of civil partnerships, wherever granted in the State,”,

( c) in paragraph ( e), by inserting “of marriage” after “nullity”, and

( d) by inserting the following paragraphs after paragraph ( e):

“( ee) to establish and maintain registers and indexes for the purposes of the registration of civil partnerships,

( eee) to establish and maintain registers and indexes for the purpose of the registration of decrees of dissolution of civil partnerships and of decrees of nullity of civil partnerships,”.