10(1)In this Part “financial provision” means any one or more of the following—E+W
(a)the making of periodical payments by one civil partner to the other;
(b)the payment of a lump sum by one civil partner to the other;
(c)the making of periodical payments by one civil partner to a child of the family or to the other civil partner for the benefit of such a child;
(d)the payment by one party of a lump sum to a child of the family or to the other civil partner for the benefit of such a child.
(2)Any reference in this Part to the financial provision specified in an application or specified by the court is a reference—
(a)to the type of provision specified in the application or by the court,
(b)to the amount so specified as the amount of any payment to be made under the application or order, and
(c)in the case of periodical payments, to the term so specified as the term for which the payments are to be made.
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