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The Matrimonial and Family Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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[F1Orders for financial provision and property adjustmentN.I.

21.  Subject to Article 24, on an application by a party to a marriage for an order for financial relief under this Article, the court may—

(a)make any one or more of the orders which it could make under Part III of the principal Order if a decree of divorce, a decree of nullity of marriage or a decree of judicial separation in respect of the marriage had been granted in Northern Ireland, that is to say—

(i)any order mentioned in Article 25(1) of the principal Order (financial provision orders);

(ii)any order mentioned in Article 26(1) of that Order (property adjustment orders); and

(b)if the marriage has been dissolved or annulled, make one or more orders each of which would, within the meaning of that Part, be a pension sharing order in relation to the marriage.

[F2(c)if the marriage has been dissolved or annulled, make an order which would, within the meaning of that Part, be a pension compensation sharing order in relation to the marriage.]]

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