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Clause 48 — Adoption by married couple

Orders of the Day — Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 16th May 2002.

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Amendments made: No. 151, in page 29, line 15, leave out "married".

No. 152, in page 29, line 16, leave out "spouses" and insert "of them".

No. 153, in page 29, line 17, leave out "married".

No. 154, in page 29, line 19, leave out "spouse" and insert "of the couple".

No. 155, in page 29, line 21, leave out "spouse".—[Mr. Hinchliffe.]