Consultation on the Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill: Analysis of Written Responses

The Scottish Government published the ‘Consultation on the Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill: Analysis of Written Responses’ on 27 June 2013.

This report presents the findings of the independent analysis of responses to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill.

The Scottish Government separately published the responses from organisations.

The consultation ran from 12 December 2012 to 20 March 2013, and sought views on the detail of the legislation that will introduce same sex marriage, allow civil partnerships to be registered through religious or belief ceremonies and make other changes to marriage law.

On 26 June 2013, the Scottish Government introduced the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament.

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Click here for ‘Consultation on the Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill: Analysis of Written Responses’ (pdf)

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