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

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Mr Alistair Carmichael
Malcolm Bruce

33

Page     66,     line     30     [Clause     131],     at end insert—

    '(4A)   In section 10(2) of the Succession (Scotland) Act 1964, for "legitim" substitute "legitim and rights under section 131 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004".'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Gerald Howarth
Sir Teddy Taylor

8

Page     69,     line     25     [Clause     138],     at beginning insert 'Subject to subsection (1A),'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Gerald Howarth
Sir Teddy Taylor

9

Page     69,     line     31     [Clause     138],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Subsection 1(a) and (d) shall not apply in the case of two people who wish to register as civil partners under section [Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples]'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Gerald Howarth
Sir Teddy Taylor

10

Page     77,     line     19     [Clause     159],     at end insert—

    '( )   Regulations may in particular make provision with respect to determining whether two people have lived together for the period of twelve years specified in section [Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples]'.


   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Malcolm Bruce

31

Page     101,     line     39     [Clause     210],     at end insert—

    '(6)   Where the conditions in subsection (2) are met but one of the proposed civil partners is not a United Kingdom national the two proposed civil partners may choose—

      (a) to register in prescribed countries or territories outside the United Kingdom, or

      (b) to register as civil partners within the United Kingdom, for which purpose, when required, an appropriate visa will be issued to the proposed partner who is not a United Kingdom national.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Desmond Swayne

19

Page     103,     line     1     [Clause     212],     leave out sub-paragraph (i).


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

25

Page     104,     line     4     [Clause     215],     at end insert—

    '(3A)   But if—

      (a) before this section comes into force, a dissolution or annulment of the overseas relationship was obtained outside the United Kingdom, and

      (b) the dissolution or annulment would be recognised under Chapter 3 if the overseas relationship had been treated as a civil partnership at the time of the dissolution or annulment,

    subsection (3) does not apply and subsections (1) and (2) have effect subject to subsection (3B).

    (3B)   The overseas relationship is not to be treated as having been a civil partnership for the purposes of any provisions except—

      (a) Schedules 7, 11 and 17 (financial relief in United Kingdom after dissolution or annulment obtained outside the United Kingdom);

      (b) such provisions as are specified (with or without modifications) in an order under section 259;

      (c) Chapter 3 (so far as necessary for the purposes of paragraphs (a) and (b)).'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Desmond Swayne

20

Page     104,     line     6,     leave out Clause 216.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

26

Page     106,     line     9     [Clause     219],     at end insert—

    '( )   The regulations may make provision under subsections (1)(b) and (2)(b) which applies even if the date of the dissolution, annulment or legal separation is earlier than the date on which this section comes into force.'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

27

Page     112,     line     27     [Clause     234],     at end insert '(whether before or after this section comes into force)'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

28

Page     125,     line     29     [Clause255],     at end insert ', and

      (b) may be made with a view to ensuring that pensions, allowances or gratuities take account of rights which accrued, service which occurred or any other circumstances which existed before the passing of this Act.'.


   

Mr Jeffrey Donaldson
The Reverend Ian Paisley
Mr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel Dodds
Mr Gregory Campbell
Mrs Iris Robinson

30

Page     130,     line     25     [Clause     263],     at end insert

       'but such an order must not be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Northern Ireland Assembly, unless the Northern Ireland Assembly remains suspended for a period of five years from the day this Act is passed, in which case the Department of Finance and Personnel may make an order after consulting all Members of Parliament representing Northern Ireland constituencies who have taken their seats.'.


NEW SCHEDULE

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Desmond Swayne

NS1

To move the following Schedule:—

'Meaning of specified relationship for the purpose of section [Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples (No. 2)]

     A relationship is specified for the purpose of section [Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples (No. 2)] if it fits any of the following descriptions—

            (a)   two unmarried and unrelated people sharing a home with each other in an asexual relationship;

            (b)   an unmarried parent sharing a home with an unmarried son or daughter;

            (c)   two unmarried siblings sharing a home with each other;

            (d)   two unmarried and unrelated people sharing a home with each other in a sexual relationship.'.


   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Malcolm Bruce

32

Page     326,     line     26     [Schedule     20],     at end insert—


'United States of America:
Massachusetts
same sex marriage or civil union.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Desmond Swayne

18

Page     373,     line     29     [Schedule     27],     leave out paragraphs 40 and 41.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt
Mrs Anne McGuire

34

Page     396,     line     21     [Schedule     28],     at end insert—

      'In section 10(2) (calculation of legal rights), for "jus relicti, jus relictae or legitim" substitute "legal rights".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [12TH OCTOBER 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Partnership Bill [Lords]:

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 21st October 2004.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

Programming Committee

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Programming of proceedings

    7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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