Civil Partnerships Bill [HL]

– in the House of Lords at 2:59 pm on 9th January 2002.

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Photo of Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lester of Herne Hill Liberal Democrat 2:59 pm, 9th January 2002

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for civil partnerships and with respect to the rights and obligations of civil partners; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(Lord Lester of Herne Hill.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.