Amendment of section 3 of Act of 1965.
69.— Section 3(1) of the Act of 1965 is amended—
(a) by inserting the following definition:
“ ‘civil partner’ has the meaning assigned to it by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010;”,
(b) by substituting the following for the definition of “legal right”:
“ ‘legal right’ means—
(a) the right of a spouse under section 111 to a share in the estate of a deceased person, and
(b) the right of a civil partner under section 111A to a share in the estate of a deceased person;”.