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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
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

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

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons 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 2013

A 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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