MARRIAGES ACT [Chapter 5:17] (No. 1 of 2022)

Gazetted 27-05-2022
 

MARRIAGES ACT

Ministry of Justice, Legal & Parliamentary Affairs

09/05/19

: Cabinet approved principles.

31/05/19

: Bill sent to government printers for printing

19/07/19

: Date of gazetting

20/07/19

: Bill Referred to Parliamentary Portfolio Committee

22/07/19

: Veritas Commentary on the Bill [link]

26/08/19-30/08/19

: Public Hearings

: Bill appears on order paper

29/08/19

: Bill introduced to House /National Assembly

: First reading

29/08/19

: Bill referred to Parliamentary Legal Committee

03/12/19

: PLC issued a non-adverse report

05/12/19

: Bill’s Second Reading (First appearance on order paper)

11/02/20

: Second reading

11/02/20

: Ministers Speech

11/02/20

: Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Report

10/03/20

: Debate and Speeches

10/03/20

: Minister’s response to report and debate

: Second Reading motion approved

26/05/20

: Committee Stage

28/05/20

: Amendments made and sent to the PLC

28/05/20

:Veritas Comments on Amendments [link] 

03/06/20

:PLC Report Amendments

03/06/20

03/06/20

:Third Reading

: Bill transferred to Senate

04/06/20

: Bill received from National Assembly

10/06/20

: Minister’s speech [link]

10/06/21

: 2nd reading of the Bill

21/04/21

: Committee Stage

17/02/22

: Amendments made and sent to PLC

01/03/22

: Non adverse report by PLC

02/02/22

: Third Reading

02/03/22

: Bill sent to National Assembly

08/03/22

: National Assembly re-opened committee stage and adopted the amendments by Senate

08/03/22

: Third reading by National Assembly

08/03/22

: Bill passed by both Houses

: Presidential Assent

27/05/22

: Bill gazetted General Notice Number 1156/2022[link].

16/08/22

: Date of commencement.  [link].

 
NOTE ON CORRECTION OF CHAPTER NO. OF THIS ACT 
By SI 141 of 2022 [also available on this website] the Law Reviser corrected the above Chapter number to 5:17. because the number 5:15 had already been assigned to another Act.  The downloadable document below has been updated with a note referring to this correction.  [Note added on 26 September 2022]
 
NOTE ON DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF THIS ACT
By SI 164 of 2022 [also available on this website] the President fixed 16th September 2022 [the date of publication of the statutory instrument] as the date of commencement of this Act in terms of section 1(2) of the Act.  The downloadable document below has been updated with a note referring to this statutory instrument.  [Note added on 26 September 2022]

 
 

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