Children and Family Relationships Act 2015


Amendment of section 116 of Act of 2010

153. Section 116 of the Act of 2010 is amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Where an application is made to the court for the grant of a decree of dissolution, the court may make an order requiring either of the civil partners to make to the other periodical payments or lump sum payments for his or her support and, where appropriate, to make to such person as may be specified in the order such periodical payments for the benefit of any dependent child of the civil partners that the court considers proper and specifies in the order.”,


(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(3) The court may provide that payments under this section shall be subject to such terms and conditions as it considers appropriate and specifies in the order.”.