The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Overseas Relationships and Consequential, etc. Amendments) Order 2005

Amendments of Schedule 20 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004

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3.  In Schedule 20 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (meaning of overseas relationship: specified relationships), in the table—

(a)in the first entry relating to Belgium, for “cohabitation légale (statutory cohabitation)” substitute “the relationship referred to as cohabitation légale, wettelijke samenwoning or gesetzliches zusammenwohnen”,

(b)in the entry relating to Canada: Quebec, for “civil union” substitute “the relationship referred to as union civile or as civil union”,

(c)in the entry relating to Finland, for “rekisteröity parisuhde (registered partnership)” substitute “the relationship referred to as rekisteröity parisuhde or as registrerad partnerskap”,

(d)in the entry relating to France, for “pacte civile de solidarité (civil solidarity pact)” substitute “pacte civil de solidarité”,

(e)in the first entry relating to the Netherlands, for “geregistreerde partnerschap (registered partnership)” substitute “geregistreerd partnerschap”, and

(f)in the entries relating to Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, omit the words in brackets.