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unstar this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what his policy is on the introduction of legally binding pre-nuptial agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission published its report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements on 27 February 2014.</p><p> </p><p>The report focuses on clarifying the law in the areas of financial ‘need' and nuptial agreements and makes 3 broad recommendations:</p><p>1. that written guidance is produced on financial need;</p><p>2. that the feasibility is assessed of producing numerical guidance to help couples to calculate the likely financial outcome of divorce or dissolution; and</p><p>3. that pre-nuptial agreements are made statutorily binding.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is grateful to the Law Commission for their hard work on this complex area of law.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is giving the report careful consideration. An interim response will be published by August 2014 and a full response by February 2015. These are the timescales established in protocol between the Law Commission and Government.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hughes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hughes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this