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Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill received Royal Assent on 15 June 2020.

The Act comes into force immediately for the purposes of conferring power to make provision by Family Procedure Rules in respect of section 1 (removal of the requirement to establish facts in respect of divorce) and section 3 (removal of the requirement to establish facts in respect of dissolution) and certain minor amendments and enabling provisions. Generally, the Act comes into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may by regulations appoint.

For the final version of the Act, click here

28/6/20 (link to statute added 2/7/20)