Children and Family Relationships Act 2015


Amendment of section 122 of Act of 2010

159. Section 122 of the Act of 2010 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2), by the substitution of “applicant civil partner in whose favour the order was made in so far as the order relates to him or her” for “applicant”, and

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

“(2A) Where the court makes an order under section 121(2), or under section 131(3) in relation to an order under section 121(2), for the benefit of a dependent child of the civil partners and the child dies before payment of the designated benefit has commenced, the order shall cease to have effect in so far as it relates to him or her.”.