PE01624: Definition of adultery


Petitioner: Akri Jones


Date Lodged: 07 November 2016

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the current definition of adultery within legislation so that it is not restrictive to gender status.

Petition History:


8 December 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report for 8 December 2016

2 March 2017: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the basis that the issue raised by the petitioner was considered during the passage of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Scottish Government has no intention to consult or legislate on this issue in the current session of the Scottish Parliament. Link to Official Report 2 March 2017

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