Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill


Stage: 1

 An Act of the Scottish Parliament to enable persons of different sexes to be in a civil partnership; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, on 30 September 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Equalities and Human Rights  

31 October 2019 (private)

6 February 2020 (private)

20 February 2020 (evidence)

27 February 2020 (evidence)

5 March 2020 (evidence)

Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1 Report

Dates of consideration by other Committees: 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform, 14 January 2020 (private) 

Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill - 20 January 2020

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