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Since Novembercivil partnerships originating elsewhere in the United Kingdom other than Scotland including Northern Ireland can be converted to a marriage without the couple being forced to dissolve the civil partnership.
The bill was fast-tracked through the Scottish Parliament with the aim of achieving royal assent for the legislation by March Retrieved 5 September Main article: Same-sex marriage same sex marriage scotland bill in Litchfield Northern Ireland.
List of topics. The plan will now undergo scrutiny before committee members and in the Scottish Parliament chamber. Turing law implemented. Offences Against the Person Act ICM Research.
BBC News online. Retrieved 20 December The Committee considered the bill on 19 Decemberrejecting several amendments proposed by opponents of the legislation. For that reason I don't see any need or necessity for same sex marriage - civil partnerships gave all the rights that were required and were long overdue.
Same sex couples granted equal rights to adopt.
The bill returned to the Equal Opportunities Committee for its second stage. The Committee considered the bill on 19 December , rejecting several amendments proposed by opponents of the legislation. Archived from the original on 6 February Retrieved 4 June Pink News.