Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010


Registration of notice of existence of civil partnership.

36.— (1) A civil partner may lodge with the Property Registration Authority a notice stating that he or she is the civil partner of a person having an interest in property or land.

(2) A notice under subsection (1) shall be registered in the Registry of Deeds or Land Registry, as appropriate.

(3) No stamp duty or fee shall be payable in respect of any such notice.

(4) The fact that notice of a civil partnership has not been registered under subsection (1) shall not give rise to any inference as to the non-existence of a civil partnership.