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(1)The Secretary of State must arrange—
(a)for the operation and future of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 in England and Wales to be reviewed, and
(b)for a report on the outcome of the review to be produced and published.
(2)Subsection (1) does not prevent the review from also dealing with other matters relating to civil partnership.
(3)The arrangements made by the Secretary of State must provide for the review to begin as soon as practicable and include a full public consultation.
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