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Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Bill 2006-07

Private Members Bill - Introduced by Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
16.11.06 26.01.07 10.05.07 13.06.07 21.06.07 21.06.07 10.07.07 17.07.07 no
debate
23.07.07 dd.mm.yy 26.07.07

Related Business Papers

Royal Assent
26 July 07 Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 c.20 PDF Royal Assent - pdf version
26 July 07 Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 c.20 Royal Assent - html version
Commons
17 July 07ProceedingsPublic Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 July 2007
17 July 07Amendment paperPublic Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 July 2007
21 June 07 Bill 129 06-07 PDF Bill as brought from the Lords and ordered to be printed in the Commons - pdf version
21 June 07 Bill 129 06-07 Bill as brought from the Lords and ordered to be printed in the Commons - html version
Lords
13 June 07 HL Bill 79 06-07 PDF Bill as amended on Report - pdf version
13 June 07 HL Bill 79 06-07 Bill as amended on Report - html version
12 June 07 Amendment Paper Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 12 June 2007
11 June 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 11 June 2007
10 May 07 HL Bill 070 06-07 PDF Bill as amended in Grand Committee - pdf version
10 May 07 HL Bill 070 06-07 Bill as amended in Grand Committee - html version
9 May 07 Amendment Paper Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 9 May 2007
8 May 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 8 May 2007
16 Nov 06 HL Bill 3 06-07 PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version

About the Bill

Make provision for protecting individuals against being forced to enter into marriage without their free and full consent; and for connected purposes.

Explanatory Notes

Public Bill Committee

Public Bill Committees are assigned to consider the committee stage of a bill in the Commons.The committees can take evidence from outside of Parliament. This is intended to give Committee members more information on which to make their decisions.

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About Private Members' Bills

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