Search Legislation

The Referral and Investigation of Proposed Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Scotland) Order 2015

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement and transitional and saving provisions

  3. 2.Extension of referral and investigation scheme

  4. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments to the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977

      1. 1.The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.After section 3 (notice of intention to marry) insert— Additional...

      3. 3.After Schedule 1 (degrees of relationship) insert— SCHEDULE1A Modifications if...

      4. 4.In section 4 (marriage notice book) after subsection (5) insert—...

      5. 5.In section 6 (Marriage Schedule)— (a) after subsection (4) insert—...

      6. 6.After section 6 insert— Marriage notice: false information or evidence...

      7. 7.In section 19 (marriage ceremony and registration of marriage), after...

      8. 8.In section 26(2) (interpretation)— (a) before the definition of “annulment”...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments to the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

      1. 1.Section 21 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants,...

      2. 2.For subsection (1) substitute— (1) This section applies to a...

      3. 3.For subsection (5) substitute— (5) In this section—

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments to the Civil Partnership Act 2004

      1. 1.The Civil Partnership Act 2004 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.After section 88 insert— Additional information if party not relevant...

      3. 3.After Schedule 10 (forbidden degrees of relationship) insert— SCHEDULE 10A...

      4. 4.In section 89 (civil partnership notice book), after subsection (3)...

      5. 5.(1) Section 91 (early registration) is amended as follows.

      6. 6.After section 94 insert— Notice of proposed civil partnership: false...

      7. 7.In section 126(1) (regulations) after “Chapters 2” insert “(except in...

      8. 8.In section 135(1) (interpretation) in the appropriate places insert—

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Amendments to the Immigration Act 2014

      1. 1.The Immigration Act 2014 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.In section 48 (decision whether to investigate)—

      3. 3.In section 50(11) (conduct of investigation) after the definition of...

      4. 4.(1) Section 62(1) (interpretation of Part 4) is amended as...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Information

      1. PART 1 General provisions

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Limitations on powers

        3. 3.No breach of confidentiality etc

        4. 4.Retention, copying and disposal of documents

        5. 5.Saving for existing powers

      2. PART 2 Disclosure of information etc where proposed marriage or civil partnership referred to Secretary of State

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a district registrar refers...

      3. PART 3 Disclosure of information etc for immigration purposes etc

        1. 7.Disclosures by registration officials

        2. 8.A registration official may disclose to another registration official—

        3. 9.Disclosures by the Secretary of State

  5. Explanatory Note

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources