Children and Family Relationships Act 2015
Amendment of section 131 of Act of 2010
164. Section 131 of the Act of 2010 is amended—
(a) in subsection (2)(b), by the substitution of “in the matter or a person on behalf of a dependent child of the civil partners concerned” for “in the matter”,
(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (4):
“(4A) Without prejudice to the generality of section 116 or 117, that part of an order to which this section applies which provides for the making of payments for the support of a dependent child of the civil partners shall stand discharged if he or she ceases to be a dependent child of the civil partners by reason of his or her attainment of the age of 18 years or 23 years, as the case may be, and shall be discharged by the court, on application to it under subsection (2), if it is satisfied that the child has for any reason ceased to be a dependent child of the civil partners.”,
(c) in subsection (7), by the substitution of “civil partner concerned or a dependent child of the civil partners concerned” for “civil partner concerned”.