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Civil partnerships in Scotland: consultation analysis

Published: 5 Aug 2016

Analysis of responses to the consultation on civil partnerships in Scotland.

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Civil partnerships in Scotland: consultation analysis
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1. Further information on the remit and organisation of the review can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00434010.pdf

2. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.

3. It should be noted that none of the options set out in the Scottish Government's consultation paper involve requiring existing civil partnerships to be converted into marriages.

4. The statutory fees in relation to marriage and civil partnership ceremonies are the same. Details are available on the NRS website: http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//registration/rm1b-leaflet.pdf; http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//registration/cp-new-fees-16-12-2014.pdf

5. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.

6. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.

7. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.

8. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.

9. As noted within the introductory chapter to this report, a proportion of these respondents appeared to have misunderstood the Review to be proposing the introduction of opposite sex civil partnership.

10. This Judicial Review was heard in the High Court. It was not successful. The judgement is at https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/steinfeld-v-secretary-for-eduction.pdf The couple have indicated that they will appeal the judgement.

11. This figure excludes responses of 'No comment' or 'None' etc.


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