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Civil Partnership Bill [HL]

This is the text of the Civil Partnership Bill [HL], as introduced in the House of Lords on 30th March 2004.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Trade and Industry, are published separately as Bill 53- EN.
 
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Baroness Scotland of Asthal has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Civil Partnership Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
  
Civil Partnership Bill [HL]
 
 
 
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