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This Private Member's Bill, presented by Tim Loughton, has the following effects;
The Act received Royal Assent on 26 March 2019, having completed all its parliamentary stages. It becomes the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019, and will come into force two months after it passed, on 26 May 2019.
You can follow its passage, from first reading to Act of Parliament, below.
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Once a bill has completed all the parliamentary stages in both Houses, it is ready to receive Royal Assent. This is when the Queen formally agrees to make the bill into an Act of Parliament (law).
There is no set time period between the end of a bill’s passage through Parliament and Royal Assent.
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