Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010


Rules of court.

201.— (1) Rules of court shall provide for the documentation required for the commencement of proceedings under this Part in a summary manner.

(2) Rules of court may make provision, in cases where one or both of the parties to an application under section 175 or 187 , or to an application to vary an order under one of those sections, is or was married, for—

(a) the adjournment of those proceedings or any proceedings for the financial support of the person to whom the party is or was married,

(b) the postponement of an order made under any of the proceedings referred to in paragraph (a), or

(c) any other procedure reasonably required in order to ensure that that party’s financial circumstances are taken into account in the proceedings.