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Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill begins parliamentary passage

Second reading scheduled for 20 July

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill is due to receive its second reading in the House of Lords on Friday, 20 July 2018. The first reading was on 3 July 2018.

The short private member's bill, sponsored by Lord Lexden, seeks to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to include sibling couples.

For the bill, as introduced, click here. For a research briefing, recently published by the House of Lords Library, click here. To follow progress of the bill, click here.