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Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 34 (as introduced) | PDF version, 149KB 05.07.2017

Latest news on the Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2017-19

First reading took place on 5 July. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple as cohabitants; to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes

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