Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Maria Miller
Culture, Media and Sport
- Baroness Stowell of Beeston
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 17 July, 2013 | 17.07.2013
Act of Parliament
|Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 c.30||18.07.2013|
Latest news on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 17 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013A Bill to make provision for the marriage of same sex couples in England and Wales, about gender change by married persons and civil partners, about consular functions in relation to marriage, for the marriage of armed forces personnel overseas, for permitting marriages according to the usages of belief organisations to be solemnized on the authority of certificates of a superintendent registrar, for the review of civil partnership, for the review of survivor benefits under occupational pension schemes, and for connected purposes.
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