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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

Continuity of marriage

292.Paragraph 10 inserts a new section 11C into the Gender Recognition Act. Section 11C provides that the continuity of a protected Scottish marriage is not affected by the issuing of a full gender recognition certificate to one or both of the parties to the marriage.

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