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Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017

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In force 7th August 2017

  • SI 2017 No. 741

    These Rules amend the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (S.I. 2010/2955) ("the FPR 2010").

    Rule 3 inserts into rule 8.23 of the FPR 2010 a signpost to the Rules which deal with allocation in the family court of proceedings for financial provision following an overseas divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership. Rules 5 and 6 omit provision in rules 8.28 and 9.5 of the FPR 2010 relating to the allocation of such proceedings in the High Court.

    Rule 4 amends the procedure in rule 8.25 of the FPR 2010 relating to applications for permission to apply for financial provision following an overseas divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership.

    Rule 7 amends provision in rule 9.15 of the FPR 2010 relating to the holding of a Financial Dispute Resolution appointment (referred to in the FPR 2010 as "a FDR appointment").

    Rule 8 amends rule 17(1) of the FPR 2010 to require a statement of truth in certain matrimonial and civil partnership applications and answers to such applications.

    Made: 11th July 2017
    Laid before Parliament: 13th July 2017
    Coming into force: 7th August 2017

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