The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2005

2.  The following provisions of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 shall come into force on 5th December 2005—

(a)section 2 (additional considerations if parties are cohabitants or former cohabitants);

(b)section 3 (“cohabitants” in Part 4 to include same-sex couples);

(c)paragraphs 34, 35, 40, 41 and 42 of Schedule 10 (minor and consequential amendments); and

(d)the entry in Schedule 11 (repeals) relating to section 41 of the Family Law Act 1996(1).