Divisions — —present, Westminster. Retrieved 19 July The Marriage Order Northern Ireland stated there was a legal impediment to marriage if the parties were of the same sex, but the Marriage Same-sex Couples and Civil Partnership Opposite-sex Couples Northern Ireland Regulations removed this provision.
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Did not vote : Legislation to allow for the recognition of same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland has been debated in the Assembly five times since Gay men barred from donating blood. Journal of Family Law. Archived from the original on 7 March
The law did not legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, but directed the British Government to "issue guidance" to civil servants in Northern Ireland "in relation to the incompatibility of human rights with [the region's laws on the two issues]".
Archived from the original on 3 December The bill was examined in 13 sittings by the Marriage Same Sex Couples Bill Committee, a public bill committee established to scrutinise the bill line by line. British Indian Ocean Territory. Same-sex marriage is legal in the Crown dependencies.