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The Polygamous Marriages (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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The Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7)

4.—(1) The Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 shall be amended as follows.

(2) In section 120(1)(b) (regulations as to application of provisions of Parts I to VI to polygamous marriages), for the words following “section” there shall be substituted the words “applies, a marriage during the subsistence of which a party to it is at any time married to more than one person is to be treated as having, or as not having, the same consequences as any other marriage.”.

(3) In section 143(5) (regulations as to application of provisions of Part IX to polygamous marriages), for the words following “in which” there shall be substituted the words “a marriage during the subsistence of which a party to it is at any time married to more than one person is to be treated for the purposes of this Part of this Act as having, or not having, the same consequences as any other marriage.”.

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