Section 17 – Repeal of restrictions on divorce and dissolution etc where there are children


This section came into force on 22 April 2014. The official explanatory notes to this act describe this section as follows: “This section repeals section 41 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and section 63 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 which require the court to consider whether it should exercise any of its powers […]

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