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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 (c. 28)
28 April 2022

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

28 February 2022
Lords
Bill 18 2021-22 (as introduced)
16 November 2021
Commons
Bill 18 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
16 November 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

28 February 2022
Lords
Bill 18 EN 2021-22 - updated version 15 December 2021
15 December 2021
Commons
Bill 18 EN 2021-22 - updated version 15 December 2021 - large print
15 December 2021
Commons
Bill 18 EN 2021-22
16 November 2021
Commons
Bill 18 EN 2021-22 - large print
16 November 2021
Commons

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Delegated Powers Memorandum prepared by the Ministry of Justice with the agreement of Pauline Latham
16 November 2021
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 25 February 2022
25 February 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 February 2022
24 February 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2022
22 February 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2022
21 February 2022
Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 25 February 2022
25 February 2022
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 12 January 2022
10 January 2022
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 25 February 2022
25 February 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 January 2022
12 January 2022
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill
24 March 2022
Lords
Briefing Paper on the Bill
23 February 2022
Commons

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

26th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
1 April 2022
Lords

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

Human Rights Memorandum prepared by the Ministry of Justice and Home Office
16 December 2021
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Equalities Statement
17 November 2021
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Family Impact Test
17 November 2021
Impact Assessment from the Ministry of Justice
16 November 2021

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

12 January 2022
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
25 February 2022
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
25 February 2022
Commons

Lords 1st reading

28 February 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

1 April 2022
Lords

Lords Order of Commitment discharged

7 April 2022
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

26 April 2022
Lords

Royal Assent

28 April 2022

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
28 February 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
1 April 2022
Lords

Lords Order of Commitment discharged

Minutes of Proceedings
7 April 2022
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
26 April 2022
Lords

Royal Assent

Minutes of Proceedings
28 April 2022