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Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020

Marriage and civil partnership

76.Paragraph 24 of schedule 1 requires the Scottish Ministers, in conjunction with the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland, to take steps to ensure that the solemnisation of marriages and registration of civil partnerships continue to be available in Scotland whilst paragraph 24 is in force. It also requires the Scottish Ministers to report every two months on the steps taken and on the numbers of marriages and civil partnerships that have taken place.

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