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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

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PART 7Provisions which limit equivalence of all marriages etc

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27(1)The relevant enactments are subject to—

(a)the preceding provisions of this Schedule, and

(b)any order under sub-paragraph (3).

(2)The relevant enactments are subject to any other contrary provision made by—

(a)the other provisions of this Act,

(b)any other subordinate legislation made under this Act, and

(c)any new England and Wales legislation,

including any such contrary provision contained in amendments of existing England and Wales legislation.

(3)The Secretary of State may by order—

(a)provide that a relevant enactment has effect subject to provision made by the order, or

(b)specify cases in which a relevant enactment does not apply.

(4)In this paragraph “relevant enactment” means—

(a)section 11(1) and (2) and Schedule 3 (equivalence of all marriages in law), or

(b)section 9(6)(b) (marriage arising from conversion of civil partnership treated as having subsisted from formation of civil partnership).

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