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Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 and shall come into operation on 5th December 2005.

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2.  In these Regulations “the principal regulations” means the Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981(1).

Amendment to the principal regulations

3.  In regulation 3 of the principal regulations after the definition of “child” there shall be inserted—

“civil partner” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004(2);

4.  In regulation 8(2)(b) of the principal regulations after the words “his spouse” there shall be inserted the words “or civil partner”.

5.  In regulation 11 of the principal regulations after the words “his spouse” there shall be inserted the words “or civil partner”.

6.  In paragraph 1A of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations after the words “as a couple” there shall inserted the words “or civil partners”.

7.  In paragraphs 6(b), 6(b)(i) and 6(b)(ii) of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations after each instance of the word “spouse” there shall be inserted the words “or civil partner”.

8.  In paragraph 7(c) of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations after the words “a spouse” there shall be inserted the words “or civil partner”.

9.  In paragraph 8(b) of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations for the words “spouse of the person concerned, if the spouses” there shall be substituted the words “spouse or civil partner of the person concerned, if the spouses or civil partners”.

10.  In paragraph 8(b)(i) of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations after the word “spouse” there shall be inserted the words “or civil partner”.

11.  In paragraph 9 of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations for the words “a spouse who is living apart, of a former spouse” there shall be substituted the words “a spouse or civil partner who is living apart, of a former spouse or former civil partner”.

12.  In paragraph (a) of Schedule 4 to the principal regulations for the words “a spouse, former spouse” there shall be substituted the words “a spouse or civil partner, former spouse or former civil partner”.

Signed by authority of the Lord Chancellor

Bridget Prentice

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,

Department for Constitutional Affairs

Dated 1st November 2005

We approve

Gillian Merron

Tom Watson

Two of the Lord’s Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

Dated 9th November 2005

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