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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Mrs Pauline Latham

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 261 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 20.03.2019

Latest news on the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill 2017-19

The next stage for this Bill, Second reading, is scheduled for a date to be announced.

This is a Private Members' Bill and was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 5 September 2018 under the Ten Minute Rule.

If you require more information, please contact the Bill's sponsor, Mrs Pauline Latham.

Summary of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to raise the minimum age of consent to marriage or civil partnership to eighteen; and for connected purposes.

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