Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Bill [HL]
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, are published
separately as Bill 129—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Vera Baird has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human
Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Bill [HL] are
compatible with the Convention rights.
Protection against forced marriage: England and Wales
Protection against forced marriage: Northern Ireland
Consequential amendments etc.
Short title, commencement and extent
Schedule 1 —
Part 1 —
Forced marriage protection orders
Part 2 —
Part 3 —
Jurisdiction and procedure
Part 4 —
Schedule 2 —
England and Wales