Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision for protecting persons from being forced into marriage without their free and full consent and for protecting persons who have been forced into marriage without such consent; for amending the jurisdiction of the sheriff court in relation to actions for declarator of nullity of marriage; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2011.

Stage 1

The Lead Committee for Stage 1 is the Equal Opportunities Committee.

Lead Committee: Equal Opportunities

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate took place on 2 February 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (2 February 2011):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 2 February 2011.

The deadline for Stage 1 was 4 February 2011.

After Stage 1

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the Scottish Government's response to points raised on the delegated powers provisions in this Bill in its Stage 1 report.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Equal Opportunities Committee at Stage 2.

1 March 2011 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

Minute
Official Report

Stage 2 was completed on 1 March 2011.

The deadline for Stage 2 was 4 March 2011.

After Stage 2

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 8 March 2011.

SPICe briefing on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3):

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate will be held on 22 March 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (22 March 2011): Official Report and Minutes

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 22 March 2011.

The following volume, published on 12 December 2014, contains all material relevant to the passage of this Bill.

Passage of the Bill:

After Passing

Royal Assent