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Presumption of Death Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Declarations of presumed death

    1. 1.Declarations of presumed death

    2. 2.Making of declaration of presumed death

    3. 3.Effect of declaration of presumed death

    4. 4.Powers of the High Court

    5. 5.Variation orders

    6. 6.Effect on property rights of variation order

    7. 7.Insurance against claims

    8. 8.Supplementary provisions as to declarations, etc.

    9. 9.Provisions relating to the Attorney General

    10. 10.Right to intervene

    11. 11.Disclosure of information

    12. 12.Costs

    13. 13.Power to amend certain time periods

    14. 14.Repeal of certain statutory provisions relating to presumption of death

  3. Register of presumed deaths

    1. 15.Register of Presumed Deaths

  4. Supplementary

    1. 16.Orders and regulations

    2. 17.Interpretation

    3. 18.Supplementary provision

    4. 19.Amendments and repeals

    5. 20.Commencement

    6. 21.Short title

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REGISTER OF PRESUMED DEATHS

      1. Entries in Register of Presumed Deaths

        1. 1.(1) Where a declaration under section 1 has been made...

      2. Amendment and cancellation of entries in Register

        1. 2.(1) Where a variation order has been made by the...

      3. Searches of indexes and examination of entries

        1. 3.(1) Any right to search the index of the register...

      4. Access to information

        1. 3A.(1) Regulations made by the Department may make provision for...

      5. Correction, etc. of Register

        1. 4.(1) Where it appears to the Registrar General that there...

      6. Re-registration

        1. 5.(1) Where the Registrar General is of the opinion that...

      7. Proof of death

        1. 6.A certified copy of an entry in the Register of...

      8. Fees

        1. 7.(1) There shall be payable for or in respect of—...

      9. Interpretation

        1. 8.In this Schedule— “the 1976 Order” means the Births and...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 (c. 23)

        1. In section 35(2), in paragraph (ea), for “dissolution order, nullity...

      2. The Matrimonial Causes (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 15)

        1. In Article 49, paragraph (1)(b) and paragraph (4) are omitted....

        2. In Article 51, paragraph (3) is omitted.

      3. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33)

        1. In section 161— (a) in subsection (1), paragraph (c) is...

        2. In section 163, in subsection (1) for “dissolution, nullity or...

        3. In section 210, in subsection (5) for “, 230(c) and...

        4. In section 211, in subsection (4) for “, 230(c) and...

        5. Section 230 is omitted.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REPEALS

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