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Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2013-14

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 49 2013-14, as introduced | PDF version, 162KB 10.10.2013

Latest news on the Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2013-14

First reading took place on 9 October. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

The 2013-14 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2013-14

A Bill to provide certain protections for people who live together as a couple or who have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes

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