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The Referral and Investigation of Proposed Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Northern Ireland and Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and transitional provision

  3. 2.Extension of referral and investigation scheme

  4. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments to the Marriage (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 and the Marriage Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.The Marriage (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 is amended as follows....

        2. 2.In Article 2(2) (interpretation)— (a) before the definition of “civil...

        3. 3.After Article 3 insert— Additional information if party not relevant...

        4. 4.After the Schedule (repeals), which becomes Schedule 1, insert— SCHEDULE2...

        5. 5.(1) In Article 4 (marriage notice book), after paragraph (2)...

        6. 6.(1) After Article 7 (marriage schedule) insert— Marriage notice: false...

      2. PART 2

        1. 7.The Marriage Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 are amended as follows....

        2. 8.In regulation 3 (marriage notice)— (a) in paragraph (2)(b), at...

        3. 9.In regulation 6 (marriage schedule) after paragraph (5) insert—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments to the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

      1. 1.Section 23 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants,...

      2. 2.For subsection (1) substitute— (1) This section applies to a...

      3. 3.For subsection (6) substitute— (6) In this section—

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments to the Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Civil Partnership Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.The Civil Partnership Act 2004 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.After section 139 insert— Additional information if party not relevant...

        3. 3.After Schedule 13 (civil partnership of persons under 18) insert—...

        4. 4.In section 140 (civil partnership notice book), after subsection (2)...

        5. 5.After section 143 (civil partnership schedule) insert— Civil partnership notice:...

        6. 6.In section 160 (interpretation), in the appropriate places insert—

        7. 7.In section 176 (proof of certain matters not necessary to...

        8. 8.In Schedule 23 (immigration control and formation of civil partnerships)—...

      2. PART 2

        1. 9.The Civil Partnership Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 are amended as...

        2. 10.In regulation 3 (civil partnership notice)— (a) in paragraph (2)(b),...

        3. 11.In regulation 6 (civil partnership schedule), which becomes paragraph (1),...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Amendments to the Immigration Act 2014

      1. 1.The Immigration Act 2014 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.In section 48 (decision whether to investigate)—

      3. 3.In section 50 (conduct of investigation)— (a) in subsection (11)...

      4. 4.In section 62(1) (interpretation of Part 4)—

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Information

      1. PART 1 General Provisions

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Limitations on powers

        3. 3.No breach of confidentiality etc

        4. 4.Retention, copying and disposal of documents

        5. 5.Saving for existing powers

      2. PART 2 Disclosure of information etc where proposed marriage or civil partnership referred to Secretary of State

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a registrar refers a...

      3. PART 3 Disclosure of information etc for immigration purposes etc

        1. 7.Disclosures by registration officials

        2. 8.A registration official may disclose to another registration official—

        3. 9.Disclosures by the Secretary of State

  5. Explanatory Note

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