Schedule 3 - Interpretation of legislation

Part of Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 7 March 2013.

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Photo of David Burrowes David Burrowes Conservative, Enfield, Southgate 2:30, 7 March 2013

These are complex issues, but I am not sure that there is total clarity about the application of sections 42 and 43 of the 2008 Act, for example in relation to the term “father.” I invite the Minister to write to me to ensure that we are on the same page on this, because that may be helpful as we proceed with the Bill’s passage.