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Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill receives first reading

The first reading of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill took place on 7 January. The Bill was first introduced in June 2019 after a public consultation and is being brought before Parliament again following the General Election.

The first reading stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the House of Lords. The second reading – the general debate on all aspects of the Bill – is yet to be scheduled.

The Bill will:

For the Bill, as introduced, click here. To follow progress of the Bill, click here. For an updated fact sheet and ECHR memorandum relating to the Bill, click here.

9/1/20