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

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5.—(1) Any reference (however expressed) in any statutory provision or any other instrument or document (whether that provision, instrument or document is passed or made before, on, or after the date on which this Order is made) to rights of occupation under, or within the meaning of, Part II of the Order of 1984 shall be construed, so far as is required for continuing the effect of the instrument or document, as being or as the case requires including a reference to matrimonial home rights under, or within the meaning of, this Order.

(2) Any reference (however expressed) in any statutory provision (including this Order and any statutory provision amended by Schedule 3) or any other instrument or document to matrimonial home rights under, or within the meaning of, this Order shall be construed as including, in relation to times, circumstances and purposes before the commencement of Articles 4 to 10, a reference to rights of occupation under, or within the meaning of, the Order of 1984.

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