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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL]

Volume 773: debated on Wednesday 25 May 2016

First Reading

A Bill to raise the minimum age of consent to marriage or civil partnership to eighteen; create an offence of causing a person under the age of eighteen to enter into a marriage or civil partnership; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Tonge, read a first time and ordered to be printed.