Interim treatment of different sex civil partnerships formed outwith Scotland

3.—(1) Section 3(2) (interim treatment of different sex civil partnerships as marriages) does not apply for the purposes of an action for divorce, separation of a married couple, declarator of nullity of marriage or declarator of marriage.

(2) Paragraph (1) does not affect the application of section 3(2) in relation to the determination of any application for an ancillary order in an action for—

(a)the dissolution of a civil partnership,

(b)the separation of civil partners, or

(c)declarator of nullity of a civil partnership.

(3) In this regulation, “ancillary order” means an order relating to children, aliment, financial provision, or the regulation of occupancy rights.