Amendments proposed to the Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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    Jacqui Smith

23

Clause     15,     page     7,     line     7,     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '(2)   Regulations may make provision as to the contents of a civil partnership schedule.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

201

Clause     15,     page     7,     line     16,     after 'schedule', insert 'and has given 7 days' notice of the decision to the person who made the objection'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

202

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     25,     after 'appeal', insert 'within 14 days'.


   

Jacqui Smith

24

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     39,     at end insert 'and, where the standard procedure is used in the first and second cases, is the period of 3 months beginning with that day'.


   

Jacqui Smith

25

Clause     26,     page     12,     line     18,     leave out from 'General,' to end of line 20 and insert—

    '( )   Regulations may (subject to subsection (4)) make provision as to the contents of a licence under this section.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

203

Clause     31,     page     13,     line     36,     after 'keeping', insert 'separately'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

204

Clause     31,     page     13,     line     38,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Christopher Chope

205

Clause     33,     page     14,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   A person commits an offence if he makes a declaration under section 9 knowing that the information is false.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

206

Clause     33,     page     14,     line     39,     after '(1)', insert ', (1A)'.


   

Jacqui Smith

161

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     3,     leave out 'registration services provided' and insert 'services provided in connection with civil partnerships'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

207

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     6,     leave out subsection (2).


   

Jacqui Smith

162

Clause     36,     page     16,     line     20,     at end insert—

'( ) for the issue by registration authorities or the Registrar General of certified copies of entries in the register and for such copies to be received in evidence.'.
   

Jacqui Smith
Mr Robert Key
Mr John Bercow
Charles Hendry

5

Clause     36,     page     16,     line     21,     leave out paragraph (f).

   

Mr Christopher Chope

208

Clause     36,     page     16,     leave out line 22 and insert 'at least 6 months.'.

   

Jacqui Smith

163

Clause     36,     page     16,     line     25,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Jacqui Smith

164

Clause     36,     page     16,     line     33,     leave out 'subsection (4)' and insert 'section (Power to assimilate provisions relating to civil registration in England and Wales)'.


   

Jacqui Smith

34

Schedule     4,     page     136,     line     24,     leave out from first 'apply' to end of line 25 and insert '(in place of section 21) in the following three cases'.

   

Jacqui Smith

35

Schedule     4,     page     137,     line     9,     leave out from 'is' to end of line 10 and insert 'the period of one month beginning with the day on which B's notice is given;


   

Mr Christopher Chope

209

Clause     37,     page     17,     line     1,     leave out 'dissolution' and insert 'cessation'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

210

Clause     37,     page     17,     line     1,     leave out 'dissolves' and insert 'terminates'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

211

Clause     37,     page     17,     line     2,     leave out from 'partnership' to end.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

212

Clause     37,     page     17,     line     8,     leave out paragraph (d).


   

Mr Christopher Chope

213

Clause     38,     page     17,     line     37,     leave out '6' and insert '3'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

214

Clause     41,     page     19,     line     10,     leave out '1 year' and insert '3 months'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

215

Clause     41,     page     19,     line     12,     leave out '1 year' and insert '3 months'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

216

Clause     42,     page     19,     line     15,     leave out 'dissolution or separation' and insert 'cessation'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

217

Clause     42,     page     19,     line     16,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Christopher Chope

218

Clause     42,     page     19,     line     25,     leave out 'such period as it thinks fit' and insert '3 months'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

219

Clause     43,     page     19,     line     31,     leave out 'dissolution or separation' and insert 'cessation'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

220

Clause     44,     page     20,     line     3,     leave out 'dissolution' and insert 'cessation'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

221

Clause     44,     page     20,     line     4,     leave out from 'partner' to end of line 5.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

222

Clause     44,     page     20,     line     6,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Christopher Chope

223

Clause     44,     page     20,     line     10,     leave out from 'must' to end of line 12 and insert 'grant the order unless the applicant and respondent have not been living apart for a continuous period of six months preceding the making of the application'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

224

Clause     44,     page     20,     line     13,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4)   If the court is satisfied that the applicant and respondent have not been living apart for a continuous period of 6 months preceding the making of the application it shall not make a dissolution order unless—

(a) the respondent consents to a dissolution order being made, or

(b) the respondent has assaulted the applicant, or

(c) the respondent has committed an act of sexual infidelity.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

225

Clause     45,     page     20,     line     30,     leave out subsections (1) to (3).

   

Mr Christopher Chope

226

Clause     45,     page     21,     line     6,     leave out subsections (5) to (8).


   

Mr Christopher Chope

227

Clause     50,     page     24,     line     23,     at end insert—

'(ca) at the time of its formation, the respondent was suffering from a communicable sexual disease;'.


   

Jacqui Smith

26

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     8,     leave out 'by virtue of provision made under section 149,' and insert 'under section 169,'.

   

Jacqui Smith

27

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     10,     leave out from 'if' to end and insert 'the circumstances fall within any paragraph of section 50(1)'.

   

Jacqui Smith

28

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     18,     leave out sub-paragraph (i).

   

Jacqui Smith

29

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     21,     after '(2)(a)' insert 'or (b)'.

   

Jacqui Smith

30

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     26,     leave out from first 'voidable' to end of line 31 and insert 'if—

(i) the appropriate part of the United Kingdom is England and Wales or Northern Ireland and the circumstances fall within any paragraph of section 50(1), or

(ii) the appropriate part of the United Kingdom is Scotland and the circumstances fall within section 50(1)(d).
    (5)   The appropriate part of the United Kingdom is the part by reference to which the condition in subsection (2)(b) of the relevant section is met.'.

   

Jacqui Smith

31

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     42,     after 'Wales' insert 'or Northern Ireland'.

   

Jacqui Smith

32

Clause     54,     page     26,     line     45,     leave out subsections (9) and (10) and insert—

    '(8A)   Section 51 applies for the purposes of—

(a) subsections (1)(b), (2)(b) and (4)(b),

(b) subsection (8)(a), in so far as applicable in accordance with the relevant law, and

(c) subsection (8)(b) and (c).

    (8B)   In subsections (8)(a) and (8A)(b) "the relevant law" means the law of the country or territory where the overseas relationship was registered (including its rules of private international law).

    (8C)   For the purposes of subsections (8) and (8A)(b) and (c), references in sections 50 and 51 to the formation of the civil partnership are to be read as references to the registration of the overseas relationship.'.



 
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