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SCHEDULE 2U.K.Interim certificates: marriage

Part 2 SScotland

5SThe Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976 (c. 39) is amended as follows.

6(1)In subsection (1) of section 1 (grounds on which decree of divorce may be granted)—S

(a)the words “the marriage has broken down irretrievably” become paragraph (a), and

(b)after that paragraph insert or

(b)an interim gender recognition certificate under the Gender Recognition Act 2004 has, after the date of the marriage, been issued to either party to the marriage.

(2)Accordingly, the title of that section becomes “ Grounds of divorce ”.

7SIn section 2(1) (encouragement of reconciliation), for “in an action for divorce” substitute “ under paragraph (a) of section 1(1) ”.