Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 2017-19


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. Make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill

(Ministry of Justice)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 2 Jul 2019 - Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 2 July, 2019 (1) (2)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Latest Key documents

Briefing paper
10/07/2019
Explanatory Note
12/06/2019

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

10/09/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2019
17/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 July 2019
11/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2019
10/07/2019
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Committee Stage Report
10/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 July 2019
09/07/2019
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 8 July 2019
08/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 5 July 2019
04/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2019
03/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 July 2019
03/07/2019
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 July 2019
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Resolution (DDSB01) (PDF)
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Dr Sharon Thompson, Cardiff University (DDSB02) (PDF)
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Law Society for England and Wales (DDSB03) (PDF)
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Sue Kincaid (DDSB04)
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: James Brien (DDSB05)
03/07/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Nicholas D Hart (retired former solicitor) (DDSB06)
02/07/2019
Committee stage: House of Commons
02/07/2019
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far: House of Commons
02/07/2019
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
02/07/2019
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
02/07/2019
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 July 2019
02/07/2019
Press notices
Schedule of meetings (PDF)
02/07/2019
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF)
01/07/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 28 June 2019
27/06/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2019
26/06/2019
Press notices
Have your say on the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill
25/06/2019
2nd reading: House of Commons
25/06/2019
Programme motion: House of Commons
25/06/2019
Money resolution: House of Commons
20/06/2019
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Second Reading
13/06/2019
1st reading: House of Commons
13/06/2019
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from Ministry of Justice (PDF)
13/06/2019
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Delegated Powers Memorandum from Ministry of Justice (PDF)
12/06/2019
Bills
Bil 404 2017-19, as introduced
12/06/2019
Bills
Bill 404 2017-19, as introduced
12/06/2019
Explanatory Notes
Bill 404-EN 2017-019
12/06/2019
Explanatory Notes
Bill 404-EN 2017-019