Rather than listing all the rights of a civil partner, it specified that all the rights of marriage would apply to anyone in a civil partnership. The rite will be permitted for use in consultation with the diocesan bishop beginning September 1, The committee stage of the bill was completed on 27 May Buddhism Hinduism Hare Krishna Sikhism.
It also decided to no longer accept invitations to attend general assemblies of the Church of Scotland and the United Reformed Church, and to no longer issue invitations to those churches to attend its general assembly. Inthe General Assembly voted in favor of allowing ministers to enter into same-sex marriages.
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Thus a congregation may choose at their discretion to solemnise same-sex marriages, to bless same-sex unions, or refuse to perform any ceremony for same-sex couples, or refuse to perform any kind of marriage for anyone. Archived from the original on 20 June The purposes of the bill are to allow children to be adopted by their foster carers, where they have cared for the child for at least 18 months, and to allow two people regardless of marital status to adopt children, thus granting married same-sex couples the right to adopt.
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