Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

81.

Insertion of section 111A in Act of 1965.

81.— The Act of 1965 is amended by inserting the following section after section 111:

“Right of surviving civil partner.

111A.— (1) If the testator leaves a civil partner and no children, the civil partner shall have a right to one-half of the estate.

(2) Subject to section 117(3A), if the testator leaves a civil partner and children, the civil partner shall have a right to one-third of the estate.”.