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The Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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1.—(1) In this Schedule the following words and expressions have the same meaning as in the [1978 NI 20.] Rent (Northern Ireland) Order 1978—

(a)dwelling-house;

(b)the landlord;

(c)protected tenancy;

(d)Rent Restriction Acts;

(e)statutory tenancy.

(2) In this Schedule—

“cohabitee”, except in paragraph 3, includes (where the context requires) former cohabitee;

“the court” does not include a court of summary jurisdiction;

“Part II order” means an order under Part II of this Schedule;

“secure tenancy” has the meaning assigned to it by Article 25 of the [1983 NI 15.] Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1983;

“spouse” includes a party to a void or voidable marriage and, except in paragraph 2, includes (where the context requires) former spouse.

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