1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Civil Partnership (Employee Share Ownership Plans) Order 2007 and shall come into force on 13th February 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 February 2007: see above.

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2 Amendment to the Employee Share Ownership Plans (Partnership SharesNotice of Effects on Benefits, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity Pay) Regulations 2000

2Amendment to the Employee Share Ownership Plans (Partnership Shares—Notice of Effects on Benefits, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity Pay) Regulations 2000

(1)    The Employee Share Ownership Plans (Partnership Shares—Notice of Effects on Benefits, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity Pay) Regulations 2000 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 2 in the second paragraph of the prescribed form of notice, omit the words “wife or husband” and substitute “spouse or civil partner”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 February 2007: see art 1.

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Signature

Frank Roy

Claire Ward

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

22nd January 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Employee Share Ownership Plans (Partnership Shares—Notice of Effects on Benefits Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity Pay) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/2090: “the 2000 Regulations”).

Article 1 provides for citation and commencement.

Article 2 amends regulation 2 of the 2000 Regulation. The words “wife or husband” are omitted from the prescribed form of notice and replaced by “spouse or civil partner”. This reflects the changes made by the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c 33).

This Order does not impose any new costs on business.

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