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Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Keen of Elie
Ministry of Justice
Robert Buckland
Ministry of Justice

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

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 25.03.2020

Next event

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 125 2019-21, as bought from the Lords | PDF version 25.03.2020

Latest news on the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] 2019-21

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on a date to be announced.

The Bill completed its House of Lords stages on 24 March 2020 and was presented to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 March 2020. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

Summary of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] 2019-21

A bill to make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes

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