The Civil Partnership Act 2004: A Practical Guide by Paul MallenderThe Civil Partnership Act 2004: A Practical Guide by Paul Mallender

The Civil Partnership Act 2004: A Practical Guide

byPaul Mallender, Jane Rayson

Paperback | October 31, 2005

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The Civil Partnership Act is a major piece of social legislation and is intended to create an entirely new legal framework for same-sex couples who wish to 'marry'. Written by two family law practitioners with a combined practice experience of over fifty years, The Civil Partnership Act 2004: A Practical Guide provides a clear, concise explanation of the new legislation. The book spans the lifetime of a relationship, from entering into the civil partnership, its consequences in terms of financial and family arrangements, to practical guidance on how the partnership is dissolved and the consequences of breakdown and death.
Title:The Civil Partnership Act 2004: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:354 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.87 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 0.87 inPublished:October 31, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521617928

ISBN - 13:9780521617925

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Act; 2. What is a civil partnership? Formation by registration in England and Wales: eligibility; 3. Pre-registration procedure: standard procedure; house-bound and detained partners; certain non-residents and other special cases; 4. Registration in England and Wales: the standard procedure; the special procedure; 5. Registration outside the UK by Order in Council; 6. Overseas relationships treated as civil partnerships; 7. Financial and property implications of civil partnership; 8. Children; 9. Relationship between the Civil Partnership Act and the Gender Recognition Act; 10. The ending of the partnership: orders for dissolution; 11. Nullity and other proceedings; 12. Offences; 13. Domestic violence and occupation of the home; 14. Financial consequences on breakdown; 15. Financial relief in England and Wales after an overseas dissolution; 16. Miscellaneous.