Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill - Committee

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:15 pm on 1st February 2019.

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Moved by Lord Faulkner of Worcester

2: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause—“Removal of exemption for clergy under the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013(1) The Secretary of State must make regulations to amend the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to remove the exemption for members of the clergy to solemnize the marriage of a same sex couple.(2) Regulations under this section must be in force by the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.”