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Author Mallender, Paul.

Title The Civil Partnership Act 2004 : a practical guide / Paul Mallender, Jane Rayson
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 341 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of cases; Table of statutes; 1 Introduction to the Act; 2 What is a civil partnership? Formation by registration in England and Wales: eligibility; 3 Pre-registration procedure: standard procedure; house-bound and detained partners; certain non-residents and other special cases; 4 Registration in England and Wales -- the standard procedure; the special procedure; 5 Registration outside the UK by Order in Council; 6 Overseas relationships treated as civil partnerships
Summary The Civil Partnership Act is a major piece of social legislation and is intended to create a whole new legal framework for same-sex couples who wish in effect to 'marry'. This practical guide is essential reading for legal practitioners advising people who are intending to form a civil partnership
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Civil Partnership Act 2004.
Civil unions -- Law and legislation -- England.
Civil unions -- Law and legislation -- Wales.
Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England.
Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Wales.
Form Electronic book
Author Rayson, Jane.
ISBN 0511132107
0511132646 (electronic bk.)
0511494890 (ebook)
9780511132643 (electronic bk.)
9780511494895 (ebook)