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Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Extension of civil partnership to different sex couples

    1. 1.Different sex civil partnerships

    2. 2.Recognition of overseas different sex relationships

    3. 3.Interim recognition of different sex relationships formed outwith Scotland

  3. Power to enable marriages to become civil partnerships

    1. 4.Power to enable marriages to become civil partnerships

  4. Recognition of marriages converted to civil partnerships outwith Scotland

    1. 5.Recognition of marriages converted to civil partnerships outwith Scotland

  5. Eligibility and registration in Scotland

    1. 6.Eligibility of persons of different sexes to enter into a civil partnership

    2. 7.Persons who may register civil partnerships between persons of different sexes

    3. 8.Registration and removal of celebrants

    4. 9.Temporary authorisation of celebrants

    5. 10.Second registration of civil partnership

  6. Dissolution

    1. 11.Postponement of decree of dissolution where religious impediment to marry exists

  7. Marriage between civil partners in a qualifying civil partnership: celebrants

    1. 12.Marriage between civil partners in a qualifying civil partnership: celebrants

  8. Forced civil partnerships

    1. 13.Forced civil partnerships

  9. Consequential modifications

    1. 14.Consequential modifications

  10. Final provisions

    1. 15.Ancillary provision

    2. 16.Commencement

    3. 17.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Recognition of overseas different sex relationships

      1. 1.The following is the text to be inserted as Part...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential modifications

      1. Modification of the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965

        1. 1.(1) The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act...

      2. Modification of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985

        1. 2.(1) The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985 is modified as...

      3. Modification of the Law Reform (Parent and Child) (Scotland) Act 1986

        1. 3.(1) The Law Reform (Parent and Child) (Scotland) Act 1986...

      4. Modification of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995

        1. 4.(1) The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 is modified as follows....

      5. Modification of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

        1. 5.(1) The Gender Recognition Act 2004 is modified as follows....

      6. Modification of the Civil Partnership Act 2004

        1. 6.(1) The Civil Partnership Act 2004 is modified as follows....

      7. Modification of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

        1. 7.(1) The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 is...

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