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Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020

Further minor changes

76.Sub-paragraphs (12) to (19) of paragraph 5 of schedule 2 make a number of changes to the Gender Recognition Act in consequence of those discussed above. In particular, sub-paragraphs (14), (15) and (18)(b) ensure that a change in gender does not affect the continuity of a protected civil partnership or a protected Scottish civil partnership.

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