Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

Insertion of section 8A of Act of 1996.

94.— The Act of 1996 is amended by inserting the following section after section 8:

“Application of orders restricting disposal or removal of household chattels.

8A.— (1) Section 34 (2) (which restricts the right of a civil partner to dispose of or remove household chattels) of the Act of 2010 shall apply between the making of an application against the civil partner of the applicant for a barring order or a safety order and its determination, and if an order is made, while the order is in force, as it applies between the institution and final determination of dissolution proceedings to which that section relates.

(2) A court which is empowered under section 34 (2)(b) of the Act of 2010 to grant permission for any disposition or removal of household chattels within the meaning of that section is, notwithstanding anything in section 140 of that Act, the court before which the proceedings (including any proceedings for a barring order or a safety order) have been instituted.”.