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


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Date when order made between spouses is to take effect

11.—(1) In the case of a decree of nullity of marriage, the date specified in a Part II order as the date on which the order is to take effect must not be earlier than the date on which the decree is made absolute.

(2) In the case of divorce proceedings or separation proceedings, the date specified in a Part II order as the date on which the order is to take effect is to be determined as if the court were making a property adjustment order under Article 26 of the Matrimonial Causes (Northern Ireland) Order 1978.

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