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Tuesday 16 July 2013




on Consideration of Lords Amendments


Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill


Lords Amendments 1 to 17 Agreed to.


Lords Amendment No. 18


As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—


Mr David Burrowes


Not moved  (a)


Parliamentary Star    

Line  3,  leave out—



an order under paragraph 27 of Schedule 4’.


Mr David Burrowes


To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—


Not moved  (b)


Parliamentary Star    

Page  12,  line  34,  at end insert—



Before the Secretary of State makes an order under paragraph 27 of Schedule 4


he must consult those persons whom he considers would be affected by the


proposed order, such consultation to run for 12 weeks.



If, following consultation under subsection (2A), the Secretary of State proposes


to make an order under paragraph 27 of Schedule 4 he must lay before each House


of Parliament—



a draft order,



a document which explains the order, and



a document providing a report on the consultation under subsection (2A)


and any representations made in response to the consultation.



If, after the expiry of a period of 60 days commencing with documents being laid


under subsection (2B), the draft order is approved by a resolution of each House


of Parliament, the Secretary of State may make an order in the terms of the draft





In calculating the period mentioned in subsection (2C) no account is to be taken


of any time during which—



Parliament is dissolved or prorogued; or


Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments: July 2013



Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, continued



either House is adjourned for more than four days.’.



Lords Amendments 18 to 55 Agreed to.



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