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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill completes committee stage

The Public Bill Committee completed its work in respect of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill on 12 January 2022 and has reported the Bill without amendments to the House of Commons.

The Bill, sponsored by Pauline Latham, would increase the minimum age for marriage and civil partnership from sixteen to eighteen.

The Bill is now due to have its report stage and third reading on Friday, 25 February 2022. Amendments can be made to the Bill at Report Stage.

For the Bill, as introduced, click here