- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As made)
This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.
4. (1) In relation to any death occurring before 4th May 2006, the Act applies—
(a)under omission of section 4(5) and the definition of “relative” in section 14(1); and
(i)any reference to a relative in relation to a person being construed in accordance with Schedule 1 to the 1976 Act; and
(ii)any reference to a person’s immediate family being construed in accordance with section 10(2) of the 1976 Act as read with that Schedule;
that is, as those provisions of the 1976 Act had effect immediately before their repeal by the Act but as if they had not been modified by section 35(4) and (5)(b) to (d) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006(1).
(2) In relation to any death occurring on or after 4th May 2006 and before the appointed day, paragraph (d) of the definition of “relative” in section 14(1) of the Act has effect as if the words from “accepted the” to the end of that paragraph were omitted.
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: