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Amendments to the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill [H.L.]

Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill [H.L.] to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
1     Page 1, line 10, leave out ("26(1)") and insert ("26(1)(d)") 
2     Page 1, line 13, at end insert--
        ("(1A)  This section also applies where the parties to proceedings--
      (a)  were married to each other according to religious usages of a kind prescribed in an order made by the Lord Chancellor; and
      (b)  are required to co-operate if the marriage is to be dissolved in accordance with those usages.")
 
3     Page 1, line 16, leave out ("is") 
4     Page 1, line 18, at end insert ("is produced to the court") 
5     Page 1, line 23, at end insert--
        ("(4)  A declaration of a kind mentioned in subsection (2)--
      (a)  must be in a specified form;
      (b)  must, in specified cases, be accompanied by such documents as may be specified; and
      (c)  must, in specified cases, satisfy such other requirements as may be specified.
        (5)  The validity of a decree of divorce made by reference to such a declaration is not to be affected by any inaccuracy in the declaration.
        (6)  An order under subsection (1A)--
      (a)  must be made by statutory instrument;
      (b)  shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
        (7)  Specified" means specified in rules of court.")
 
 
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