§ 47 (1) In this Schedule "child of the family", in relation to two people who are civil partners of each other, means—
- (a) a child of both of them, and
- (b) any other child, other than a child placed with them as foster parents by an authority or a voluntary organisation, who has been treated by both the civil partners as a child of their family.
§ (2) In sub-paragraph (1) "authority" and "voluntary organisation" have the same meaning as in the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2)).
§ (3) References in this Schedule to a subsequent civil partnership include a civil partnership which is by law void or voidable.
§ (4) References in this Schedule to a subsequent marriage include a marriage which is by law void or voidable."
§ Before Schedule 14, insert the following new schedule—
§ FINANCIAL RELIEF IN NORTHERN IRELAND AFTER OVERSEAS DISSOLUTION ETC. OF A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP