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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 17 January 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

667, 669-70 and 685

 

Committee of the whole House


 

Succession to the Crown Bill

 

Civil partnership

 

Paul Flynn

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In the event of the heir to throne contracting a civil partnership any progeny of

 

that partnership by adoption or artificial insemination should qualify to inherit the

 

throne.’.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  at end add—

 

‘(2)    

In determining the succession to the Crown, the rule of primogeniture shall apply

 

equally to females and males.’.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

4

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  9,  after ‘person’, insert ‘who married a person of the Roman

 

Catholic faith’.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

5

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  10,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

The children of such a marriage shall not be disqualified from succeeding to the

 

Crown by virtue of being of the Roman Catholic faith.’.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

6

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  10,  at end add—


 
 

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Succession to the Crown Bill, continued

 
 

‘(4)    

In the event of a person of the Roman Catholic faith succeeding to the Crown by

 

virtue of subsection (3), the title of Defender of the Faith and the function of

 

Supreme Governor of the Church of England shall pass to a regent qualifying

 

with the provisions of section 3 of the Regency Act 1937.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

7

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  11,  leave out paragraph 2 and insert—

 

‘(a)    

omit the lines beginning with “And whereas it hath beene found” and

 

ending with “naturally dead”.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

8

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  leave out sub-paragraph (a) and insert—

 

‘(a)    

in the preamble, omit the words beginning with “And it was thereby

 

further enacted” and ending with “naturally dead.”.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

9

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in the preamble, leave out the words beginning with “and particularly

 

recommending” and ending with “our religion.”.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

10

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in the preamble, leave out the words beginning with “for a further” and

 

ending with “protestant line”.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

11

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in section 1, omit the words “and the heirs to her body, being protestants”

 

wherever they occur.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

12

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in section (2) omit the first sentence.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

13

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in section (2), leave out the words beginning with “and is are or shall be

 

reconciled” and ending with “popish religion.”.’.


 
 

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John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

14

 

Schedule,  page  3,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in section (3) leave out the words beginning with “That whosoever” and

 

ending with “as by law established.”.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Katy Clark

 

15

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  7,  at end insert ‘or from being a descendent of such a

 

marriage who professes the Roman Catholic faith.’.

 


 
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