Marriages Bill

Marriages Bill – Minister’s Proposed Amendments for Senate Committee Stage

The Marriages Bill is on the Senate’s Order Paper for Wednesday 24 March 2021.  Although the Senate has not yet given the Bill its Second Reading, the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Bill has a Notice of Amendments on the Order Paper for the next stage of the Bill, which will be the Committee Stage. 

Marriages Bill - Minister's Proposed Amendments for Committee Stage - Due on Tuesday 17th March

MARRIAGES BILL
MINISTER'S PROPOSED AMENDMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION DURING COMMITTEE STAGE

 

The Marriages Bill was read for the second time in the National Assembly on Tuesday 10th March 2020.  In replying to the Second Reading debate the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs indicated that he would be proposing Committee Stage amendments.

Marriages Bill - Minister's Second Reading Speech and Portfolio Committee Report

MARRIAGES BILL

In the National Assembly on 11th February 2020 the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs presented his Second Reading speech explaining the reasons for and purpose of the Marriages Bill.  The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs then presented the committee's report on the Bill.

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