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Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999

Section 25: Power to make consequential amendments of Part III.

The section gives the Lord Chancellor power by order to make certain consequential amendments to Part III of the Act, including Schedule 3 (amendments to the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 to enable the court in England and Wales to make pension sharing orders). By subsection (2) of this section, the order will only be exercisable if any amendment made to the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 by the Family Law Act 1996 is brought into force before any provision in Part III of the Act.

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