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Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill call for views

Posted by on 1 January, 2020 | 0 comments

The Scottish Government are consulting on proposals to remove the gender qualification for civil partnerships, i.e. that they would be available to couples not of the same sex. The consultation can be found here and anyone is welcome to respond, although the deadline is this Friday. The consultation also deals with some of the consequential matters that would arise from the proposed change in the law. The Society has responded to the consultation as follows: Introduction The Scottish Secular Society seeks to work towards a Scotland in which no person is disadvantaged by their adherence (or...

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