From June 15, 2000 the exemption also applies to couples who have a decree of nullity or a deed of separation.
Whenever the court has jurisdiction in the main proceedings for divorce, nullity or judicial separation, then it also has jurisdiction to order such variations.
As I have indicated Mr Spence says that the case is authority for the general proposition that it is always open to a defendant to such proceedings to allege nullity in the notice as a defence.
The general principle of Community law is that nullity is retroactive: once the act is annulled under Article 230 it is void ab initio.
But he hasn't been unclear; he's been crystal clear, albeit in stating a nullity - the party has no position.
In 1981, eight nullity decrees were granted.
In that sense, he is the perfect embodiment of the nullity of the modern Democratic Party.
The fact is the bankruptcy notice was a nullity .
As I've said before, you can't assimilate with a nullity - which is what multiculturalism is.
The plaintiff's solicitors believed that proceedings were a nullity and started new proceedings.