This law repealed sections 4 and 3 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Actwhich was labelled as the UK's "last anti-gay law". Archived from the original on 5 March Inhowever, that number was only 4. Conversion therapy remains legal in the UK, and has been described by the BBC as "a fiercely contested topic" and part of a larger " culture war " within the UK. The previous condition that the couple be married was dropped, thus allowing a same-sex couple to apply. Archived from the original on 1 October
Of these, 7, were new marriages, while 7, were conversions from civil partnerships.
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Archived from the original on 14 December However, as the bill had not completed its passage through the Lords at the end of the parliamentary session on 30 Novemberthen Speaker of the House of Commons Michael Martin certified that the procedure specified by the Parliament Acts had been complied with. Right to change legal gender without having to end marriage [note 3]. Retrieved 14 March Following the Consular Marriage and Marriages under Foreign Law Order"a consular marriage may take place in those countries or territories outside the United Kingdom which have notified the Secretary of State in writing that there is no objection to such marriages taking place in that country or territory and which have not subsequently revoked that notice".
Legal since . In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Does not amend or remove records of existing birth certificates, extension to Alderney and Sark unclear  . Anti-discrimination laws in all areas on sexual orientation and gender identity including employment, goods and services, housing, etc. Ages of consent in Europe. Archived from the original on 27 February