The Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2006/384

2006 No. 384

FAMILY LAW

The Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006

Made 29th June 2006

Coming into force 30th June 2006

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 44(1) and (2) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 20061and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order, a draft of which has, in accordance with section 44(5) of that Act, been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament:

Citation and commencement
S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006 and shall come into force on 30th June 2006.

The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964
S-2 The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964

The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964

2. In section 24(1A) of the Succession (Scotland) Act 19642(treatment of adopted persons for the purposes of succession: supplementary provisions) the words from “without” to “parents,” are repealed.

The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968
S-3 The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

3. In section 7 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 19683(protection of trustees and executors)–

(a) repeal the word “illegitimate” wherever it occurs;

(b) in paragraphs (a) and (b) after “person” insert–

“whose parents are not or have not been married to one another”; and

(c) in paragraph (c)–

(i) after “of” insert “a”;

(ii) repeal the word “an” where it first occurs; and

(iii) after “person” insert–

“whose parents are not or have not been married to one another”.

The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977
S-4 The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977

The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977

4. In section 2 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 19774(marriage of related persons)–

(a) in subsection (6)–

(i) for “Subsections (1A) and (1B)” substitute “Subsection (1A)”; and

(ii) for “paragraphs 2 and 2A” substitute “paragraph 2”; and

(b) subsection (8) is repealed.

The Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981

The Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981

S-5 In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (2A) of section...

5. In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (2A) of section 8 of the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 19815(interests of heritable creditors), for “an affidavit sworn or affirmed” substitute “a written declaration signed”.

S-6 In section 14(6) of the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection)...

6. In section 14(6) of the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981 (interdict competent where spouses live together) the words “and in sections 15 to 17” are repealed6.

The Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984
S-7 The Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984

The Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984

7. In section 21(1) of the Foster Children (Scotland) Act 19847(interpretation), in the definition of “relative”, the words from “and includes” to the end of that definition are repealed.

The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985
S-8 The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985

The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985

8. In section 12A of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 19858(orders for payment of capital sum: pensions lump sums)–

(a) after subsection (7) insert–

S-7ZA

“7ZA Subsection (7ZB) applies where a right under an occupational pension scheme to payment of a lump sum in respect of death would, but for the provisions of Chapter 3 of Part 2 of the Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35), arise during an assessment period (within the meaning of section 132 of that Act).

S-7ZB

7ZB An order under subsection (3) shall not take effect until the assessment period comes to an end for a reason other than the giving of a transfer notice under section 160 of that Act.

S-7ZC

7ZC Notwithstanding the provisions of section 8(4A), for the purpose only of giving effect to subsection (7), the court may deal with an order under subsection (2) so that it–

(a) is addressed to the Board of the Pension Protection Fund instead of the person responsible for a pension arrangement; and

(b) takes effect in respect of an entitlement to compensation payable under Chapter 3 of Part 2 of the Pensions Act 2004 or the Northern Ireland provision, instead of rights in relation to any lump sum referred to in subsection (1) which is payable to the liable party.”; and

(b) in subsection (11), for “(7A)” substitute “(7ZC)”.

The Civil Partnership Act 2004

The Civil Partnership Act 2004

S-9 In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (3) of section...

9. In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (3) of section 108 of the Civil Partnership Act 200410(interests of heritable creditors)...

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