Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008

75.

Amendment of Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996.

75.— The Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 is amended—

( a) in section 14, by inserting the following after subsection (4):

“(4A) Where a property adjustment order lodged under subsection (4) and registered pursuant to section 69(1)( h) of the Registration of Title Act 1964 or in the Registry of Deeds has been complied with, the Property Registration Authority shall, on being satisfied that the order has been complied with—

( a) cancel the entry made in the register under the Registration of Title Act 1964, or

( b) note compliance with the order in the Registry of Deeds.”,

( b) in section 22, by inserting the following after subsection (7):

“(8) Where a property adjustment order lodged under section 14(4) and duly registered pursuant to section 69(1)( h) of the Registration of Title Act 1964 is varied, discharged, suspended or revived by an order under subsection (2) and the second-mentioned order has been duly lodged for registration pursuant to subsection (7), the Property Registration Authority shall—

( a) amend or cancel the entry made in the register, pursuant to section 14(4), under the Registration of Title Act 1964 accordingly, or

( b) note the position in the Registry of Deeds.”,

and

( c) in section 37, by inserting the following after subsection (4):

“(5) An application shall not be made for an order setting aside a disposition by reason only of subsection (2)( a)(ii) or ( b) after the expiration of 6 years from the date of the disposition.”.