Updated to 6 September 2017

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act apart from s. 5 and so much of the other provisions of the Act as are necessary for the purposes of giving effect to s. 5 1 January 2011 Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 648 of 2010), art. 3
S. 5 and so much of the other provisions of the Act as are necessary for the purposes of giving effect to s. 5 23 December 2010 Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 648 of 2010), art. 3(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (No. 44 of 2012), ss. 1(2), 69(4)(b), 104(4)(b)
S. 2 amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 135
S. 5 recognition of certain registered foregin relationships Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foregin Relationships) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 132 of 2016), art. 2, schedule
Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 212 of 2014), art. 2 & schedule
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 490 of 2013), art. 2 & schedule
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 505 of 2012), art. 2 & schedule
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 642 of 2011), art. 2 & schedule
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 649 of 2010), art. 2 & schedule
S. 5(1A)-(1B) inserted Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 34 of 2014), ss. 1(3), 36
S. 5A inserted Marriage Act 2015 (No. 35 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 13
S. 28 application restricted Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (No. 21 of 2014), ss. 2, 26(12)
S. 29(2)(a) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 136
S. 30(1), (2) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 137
S. 34(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 138
S. 34(3) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(a)
S. 34(4) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 138
S. 39(2)(a) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(b)
S. 43(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 139
S. 45(1) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 140(a)
S. 45(3) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 140(b)
S. 46(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 141(a)
S. 46(4)-(5) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 141(b)
S. 47 amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 142
S. 48(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 143(a)
S. 48(2)(a) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 143(b)
S. 48(3) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 143(c)
S. 51(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 144(a)
S. 51(2A) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 144(b)
S. 51(3) amended Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (No. 32 of 2013), ss. 1(3), 21(a)
S. 52 amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 145
S. 52A-52B inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 146
S. 59(1) amended Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 56
S. 63(2) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(c)(i)
S. 63(3) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(c)(ii)
S. 67A inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 147
S. 108A inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 148
S. 109(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 149(a)
S. 109A inserted Marriage Act 2015 (No. 35 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 11
S. 110 substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 150
S. 113 renumbered as subs. (1) Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 151(a)
S. 113(2) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 151(b)
S. 115(a), (b) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 152(a), (b)
S. 115(c) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 152(c)
S. 116(1) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 153(a)
S. 116(3) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 153(b)
S. 117(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(a)(i), (iii), (v)
S. 117(1)(aa) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(a)(ii)
S. 117(1)(ba) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(a)(iv)
S. 117(1)(ca) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(a)(vi)
S. 117(2) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(b)
S. 117(4A) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(c)
S. 117(7) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 154(d)
S. 118 forms prescribed for cancellation of Property Adjustment Order Land Registration Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 483 of 2012), rls. 1, 103 & forms 59A, 59B, 59C
S. 118(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 155
S. 119(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 156(a)(i)
S. 119(1)(d) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 156(a)(ii)
S. 119(1)(e) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 156(a)(iii)
S. 119(1)(f) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 156(a)(iv)
S. 119(2) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 156(b)
S. 120(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(i)
S. 120(1)(a) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(ii)
S. 120(1)(aa) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(iii)
S. 120(1)(b) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(iv)
S. 120(1)(ba) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(v)
S. 120(1)(c) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(a)(vi)
S. 120(2)-(4) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 157(b)-(d)
S. 121(2) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 158(a)
S. 121(3)(b) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 158(b)
S. 121(5) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 158(c)
S. 121(7) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 158(d)
S. 122(2) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 159(a)
S. 122(2A) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 159(b)
S. 123(4) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 160(a)
S. 123(5)(a) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 160(b)
S. 123(9) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 160(c)
S. 124(2) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 161
S. 125(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 162(a)
S. 125(2) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 162(b)(i)-(ii)
S. 125(2)(a)-(b) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 162(b)(iii)-(iv)
S. 129(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 163(a)
S. 129(2)(c) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 163(b)(i)
S. 129(2)(f) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 163(b)(ii)
S. 129(2)(g) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 163(b)(iii)
S. 129(3A) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 163(c)
S. 131 forms prescribed for cancellation of Property Adjustment Order Land Registration Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 483 of 2012), rls. 1, 103 & forms 59A, 59B, 59C
S. 131(2)(b) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 164(a)
S. 131(4A) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 164(b)
S. 131(7) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 164(c)
S. 131A inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 165
S. 133 amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 166
S. 137(1) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 167
S. 138 amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 168
S. 140(2)(a) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 169
S. 140(5) substituted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(2)(a), 2(4)
S. 140(5A) inserted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(2)(a), 2(4)
S. 140(5B) inserted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(2)(a), 2(4)
S. 140(7) amended Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (No. 32 of 2013), ss. 1(3), 21(b)(i)
S. 140(10) substituted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(2)(b), 2(4)
S. 140(10)(b) amended Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (No. 32 of 2013), ss. 1(3), 21(b)(ii)
S. 141A-141B inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 170
S. 142(1) substituted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 171
S. 182(1) amended Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 56
S. 186(2) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(d)(i)
S. 186(3) amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(d)(ii)
S. 190(2)(b)-(c) amended Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 149(b)(i)-(ii)
S. 190(2)(d) inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 149(b)(iii)
S. 196(6) substituted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(3), 2(4)
S. 196(6A) inserted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(3), 2(4)
S. 196(6B) inserted Courts Act 2016 (22/2016), ss. 2(3), 2(4)
S. 196A inserted Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 172
S. 197 amended Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011), s. 61(e)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foregin Relationships) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 132 of 2016)
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 212 of 2014)
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 490 of 2013)
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 505 of 2012)
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 642 of 2011)
  Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 649 of 2010)