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2006-08-012006-07-14Constitutional Reform Act 2005TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk67852301/23

Northern Ireland Court Service

Notice is hereby given that the Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Article 12 of the Family Law (Northern Ireland) Order 1993, has made the following Rules:-


These Rules amend the Family Proceedings Rules (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. 1996 No. 322). They remove the requirement to lodge a bundle of pleadings in undefended causes and make minor amendments consequential to the Constitutional Reform Act 2005. Where there is an application for ancillary relief which includes an application for a pension sharing order or a pension attachment order, the Rules provide for information to be given to the other party by the party with pension rights in certain circumstances. The circumstances relate to the involvement of the Board of the Pension Protection Fund with the pension arrangement.

The Rules shall come into operation on 1st August 2006

Copies of the Rules – Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland–2006 No.304 may be obtained from The Stationery Office, 16 Arthur Street, BELFAST, BT1 4GD.