Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 379 (Dec)
Court: Family Division
Judge:

Singer J

Representation Douglas Harrison of Grahame Stowe Bateson, Leeds for the petitioner.
  The respondent did not appear and was not represented.
  Andrew Moylan QC (instructed by the Queen's Proctor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 21 December 2001

Catchwords

Divorce - Decree nisi - Agreement or arrangement - Inclusion of terms in decree - Pension sharing - Agreement between husband and wife to incorporate pension sharing when legislation allowing - Wife applying to rescind decree nisi after introduction of legislation to give effect to agreement - Whether application should be allowed - Whether legislation should be given retrospective effect - Welfare Reform and Pensions Act (Commencement No 5) Order 2000, s 85(2).

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