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The Family Law (Northern Ireland) Order 1993


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Oral testimony in divorce

15.  In Article 3(4) of the Matrimonial Causes (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(1) (oral testimony not required in certain divorce cases) for “in any” there shall be substituted—

  • “(a)

    in any case where the petitioner alleges two years' separation and the respondent consents to a decree being granted; or


    in any case where the petitioner alleges five years' separation; or


    in any other.

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