Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — 29 Oct 2008 at 19:45
Commons Amendment No. 36
Page 43, line 13, at end insert-
"(5A) In relation to England and Wales and Northern Ireland, a child who-
(a) has a parent by virtue of section 42, or(b) has a parent by virtue of section 43 who is at any time during the period beginning with the time mentioned in section 43(b) and ending with the time of the child's birth a party to a civil partnership with the child's mother,
is the legitimate child of the child's parents."
moved, as an amendment to the Motion, Amendment No. 36A:
at end insert, "but do propose Amendment Nos. 36B and 36C as consequential amendments to the Bill:
Page 52, line 27, at beginning insert "Subject to subsections (3) and (4)"
Page 52, line 28, at end insert-
"(3) No order bringing sections 42 and 43 into force shall be made until after the publication of the results of an 18-month consultation with children and young people on the effects of these sections.
(4) An order under subsection (3) shall not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, both Houses of Parliament."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 36A) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 51; Not-Contents, 121.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||1||22 (+1 tell)||11.9%|
|Lab||77 (+2 tell)||5||38.9%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.