Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
|HL Bill 17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 63KB||25.05.2016|
Latest news on the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] 2016-17
Third reading - the final chance for the Lords to change the Bill - took place on 20 December and no amendments were made.
The Bill now goes to the Commons for its consideration.
Summary of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] 2016-17A Bill to raise the minimum age of consent to marriage or civil partnership to eighteen; create an offence of causing a person under the age of eighteen to enter into a marriage or civil partnership; and for connected purposes.
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