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No Fault Divorce Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Mr Richard Bacon

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 77 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 80KB 02.12.2015

Latest news on the No Fault Divorce 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 13 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 No Fault Divorce Bill 2015-16

A Bill to make provision for the dissolution of a marriage or civil partnership when each party has separately made a declaration that the marriage or civil partnership has irretrievably broken down without a requirement by either party to satisfy the Court of any other facts; and for connected purposes.

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