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Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Tim Loughton

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 83 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 70KB 22.10.2015

Latest news on the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2015-16

The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 21 October 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.

Summary of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2015-16

A Bill To amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to provide that opposite sex couples mayenter into a civil partnership; and for connected purposes.

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