HC Deb 17 December 1975 vol 902 c1395

Mr. Iain MacCormack, supported by Mrs. Margaret Bain, Mr. Douglas Henderson, Mr. George Reid, Mr. Robin F. Cook, Mr. Robert Hughes, Mr. John P. Mackintosh, Dr. J. Dickson Mabon, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Mr. Alex Fletcher, Mr. Iain Sproat, and Mr. David Steel, presented a Bill to amend the law of Scotland relating to divorce and separation; to facilitate reconciliation of the parties in consistorial causes; to amend the law as to the power of the court to make orders relating to financial provision arising out of divorce and to settlements and other deals by a party to the marriage, and as to the power of the court to award aliment to spouses in actions for aliment; to abolish the oath of calumny; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 27th February and to be printed [Bill 23].

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