Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

PART 10

Miscellaneous Consequences of Civil Partnership Registration

97.

Ethics and conflict of interests.

97.— (1) For the purposes of determining matters concerning ethics and conflicts of interests under any rule of law or enactment—

( a) with respect to a person, a reference to a “connected per son” or a “connected relative” of that person shall be construed as including the person’s civil partner and the child of the person’s civil partner who is ordinarily resident with the person and the civil partner, and

( b) a declaration that must be made in relation to a spouse of a person shall also be made in relation to a civil partner of a person.

(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the Acts specified in Part 1 of the Schedule are amended as indicated in that Schedule .