Royal Court (Amendment No. 14) Rules 2012

Made                                                                        15th March 2012

Coming into force                                        in accordance with Rule 5

THE SUPERIOR NUMBER OF THE ROYAL COURT, in pursuance of Article 13 of the Royal Court (Jersey) Law 1948[1] and Article 69 of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012[2], has made the following Rules –

1        Interpretation

In these Rules “principal Rules” means the Royal Court Rules 2004[3].

2        Part 3 amended

In Rule 3/1(2) of the principal Rules, after sub-paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph –

“(ba)  any proceedings under Part 3 or Part 4 of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012[4];”.

3        Part 13 amended

In Rule 13/2 of the principal Rules –

(a)     in paragraph (3) for the word “widow” there shall be substituted the word “claimant”;

(b)     in paragraph (4) for the words “widow shall take her dower on” there shall be substituted the words “claimant shall take his or her droit usufruitier in”.

4        Part 18 amended

(1)     In Rule 18/1(3) of the principal Rules, in sub-paragraph (c), for the words “a woman” there shall be substituted the words “a widow”.

(2)     In Rule 18/4(3) of the principal Rules, in sub-paragraph (a), for the words “a woman” there shall be substituted the words “a married woman”.

5        Citation and commencement

These Rules may be cited as the Royal Court (Amendment No. 14) Rules 2012 and shall come into force immediately after Article 69 of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012[5] comes into force.

p. matthews

Deputy Judicial Greffier

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 07.770

[2]                                    L.4/2012

[3]                                    chapter 07.770.72

[4]                                    L.4/2012

[5]                                    L.4/2012


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