Children and Family Relationships Act 2015


Restriction in relation to orders for benefit of dependent children of civil partners

165. The Act of 2010 is amended by the insertion of the following section after section 131:

131A. The court shall not have regard to the conduct of the civil partner or civil partners concerned of the kind specified in section 129(2)(i) in deciding whether—

(a) to include in an order under section 116 a provision requiring the making of periodical payments for the benefit of a dependent child of the civil partners,

(b) to make an order under paragraph (aa), (ba) or (ca) of section 117(1), or

(c) to make an order under section 131 varying, discharging or suspending a provision referred to in paragraph (a) or an order referred to in paragraph (b).”.