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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 16 July 2013

 

Proceedings

 

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—

 

‘(e)    

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—

 

‘(2A)    

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.

 

(2B)    

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)    

a draft order,

 

(b)    

a document which explains the order, and

 

(c)    

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

 

and any representations made in response to the consultation.

 

(2C)    

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

 

order.

 

(2D)    

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

 

of any time during which—

 

(a)    

Parliament is dissolved or prorogued; or


 
 

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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

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

 

 

Lords Amendments 18 to 55 Agreed to.

 


 
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