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Marriage Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
CROSSIN, Sen Trish; BROWN, Sen Carol; PRATT, Sen Louise; MARSHALL, Sen Gavin

Summary

Amends the Marriage Act 1961 to: enable same-sex marriages to be recognised; and place no obligation on a minister of religion to solemnise a same-sex marriage.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/09/12  
Second reading moved 10/09/12  
Second reading debate 17/09/12  
Second reading debate 18/09/12  
Second reading debate 19/09/12  
Second reading debate 20/09/12  
Second reading negatived 20/09/12  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes