Clause 208 - The same-sex requirement

Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 1:15 am on 26th October 2004.

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Amendments proposed: No. 69, in clause 208, page 100, line 14, leave out from 'if)' to 'one' in line 15 and insert

', at the time mentioned in section 207(2)—

(a)'.

No. 70, in clause 208, page 100, line 25, at end insert—

'( ) Nothing in this section prevents the exercise of any enforceable Community right.'.—[Jacqui Smith.]

Question put, That the amendments be made:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 10, Noes 1.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause, as amended, and clauses 209 to 228 stand part of the Bill.

The Committee divided: Ayes 10, Noes 1.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clause 208, as amended, and clauses 209 to 228 ordered to stand part of the Bill.