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Bill documents — Registration of Marriage Bill [HL] 2017-19


Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 260 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version 05.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 116 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 77KB 29.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 77KB 29.06.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 19 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 538KB 04.07.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Registration of Marriage Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 96KB) 16.04.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 19-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 66KB) 27.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 19(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 57KB) 22.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 19(a) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 46KB) 18.04.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Registration of Marriage Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 19.01.2018

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