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Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]

Volume 783: debated on Monday 3 July 2017

First Reading

A Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings.

The Bill was introduced by Lord Berkeley of Knighton, read a first time and ordered to be printed.