Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill

Description
ISBN9781782562979
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 12, 2012

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ISBN 978 1 78256 297 9 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 13740

This document is also available in pdf format

Main report and Annexes A-I - pdf format (1.9mb)
Annex J Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) - pdf format (78k)
Annex K Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) - pdf format (111k)
Annex L Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill - pdf format (336k)
Annex M Explanatory notes to the draft Bill - pdf format (172k)
Annex N Draft modifications to the Equality Act 2010 - pdf format (20k)
Annex O Explanatory Notes to the draft modifications to the Equality Act 2010 - pdf format (37k)
Annex P Marked up versions of sections 8, 9 and 12 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 10977, showing planned amendments - pdf format (57k)

The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (139k)

Contents

Ministerial Foreword

Glossary of terms

Part 1. Introduction
Part 2. General changes to marriage law
Part 3. Same sex marriage
Part 4. Civil Partnership
Part 5. Transgender people

Annex A: Protection for religious and belief bodies and celebrants
Annex B: Freedom of speech
Annex C: Education
Annex D: Transgender people
Annex E: Marriage law in Scotland - recent changes
Annex F: List of other jurisdictions which have established civil unions (or partnerships) between same sex couples and same sex marriage
Annex G: Responding to this consultation
Annex H: List of organisations sent the consultation paper
Annex I: Respondent Information Form and questionnaire
Annex J: Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)
Annex K: Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA)
Annex L: Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill
Annex M: Explanatory notes to the draft Bill
Annex N: Draft modifications to the Equality Act 2010
Annex O: Explanatory Notes to the draft modifications to the Equality Act 2010
Annex P: Marked up versions of sections 8, 9 and 12 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977, showing planned amendments