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
- 3rd reading: House of Lords | 20.12.2016
|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
On 13 December, the bill reached committee stage in the Lords.
However, no changes were suggested to so the bill goes directly to third reading. This procedure is known as "order of commitment discharged".
The third reading takes place on 20 December where final amendments can be made.
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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