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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

Schedule 12
     Page 142, line 41 leave out from ("court") to ("make") in line 42 and insert ("shall not, in the same proceedings,") 
     Page 142, line 44, leave out ("nor (b)") and insert--
        ("(5)  Where, as regards a pension arrangement, the parties to a marriage have in effect a qualifying agreement which contains a term relating to pension sharing, the court shall not--
      (a)  make an order under section 12A(2) or (3) of this Act; or
      (b)  make a pension sharing order,
    relating to the arrangement unless it also sets aside the agreement or term under section 16(1)(b) of this Act.
        (6)  The court shall not")
     Page 143, line 2, at end insert--
        ("(7)  In subsection (5) above--
      (a)  term relating to pension sharing" shall be construed in accordance with section 16(2A) of this Act; and
      (b)  qualifying agreement" has the same meaning as in section 25(3) of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999."")
     Page 144, line 22, after ("or") insert ("sets aside or") 
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