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Applications under the Family Law Act 1996 (PG20)

How to protect, renew or cancel a spouse’s or civil partner’s home rights arising under the Family Law Act 1996 (practice guide 20).

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Aimed at conveyancers, this guide explains how to make applications to register, renew or cancel home rights arising under the Family Law Act 1996, as amended by the Civil Partnership Act 2004. It also covers official searches made by registered mortgagees to reveal the existence of such rights.

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Published 13 October 2003
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