Register of Religious Groups NOT opting-in

Bill: 
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2013
Stage: 
LordsC
Proposer: 
Lord Morrow
Verdict: 
Meh
Synopsis: 

This amendment requires the Secretary of State to create and maintain a list of Organisation who wish to make it publicly known that they refuse to opt into the provisions for Religious organisation providing marriages for same-sex couples.

This is Number 6 in .

Commentary: 

Why does the government need to promote the churches that promote bigotry... should this not be left to the private sector? 8;-)

Amendment: 

Page 2, line 3, at end insert—
“(6) Within three months of the passing of this Act the Secretary of State must,
by order or regulations, create a statutory list of religious bodies owning or
controlling premises who notify him that they do not wish to be eligible to
undertake an opt-in activity for the purposes of section 2.
(7) Any body listed in the statutory list created by subsection (6) may not
undertake an opt-in activity for the purposes of section 2.

(8) The Secretary of State must, by order or regulations, amend the statutory
list in subsection (6) if any body notifies him that they wish to be included
or removed.”

Bill Text: 

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(6) Within three months of the passing of this Act the Secretary of State must, by order or regulations, create a statutory list of religious bodies owning or controlling premises who notify him that they do not wish to be eligible to undertake an opt-in activity for the purposes of section 2.

(7) Any body listed in the statutory list created by subsection (6) may not undertake an opt-in activity for the purposes of section 2.

(8) The Secretary of State must, by order or regulations, amend the statutory list in subsection (6) if any body notifies him that they wish to be included or removed.