HC Deb 07 November 1995 vol 265 cc732-3

Mrs. Diana Maddock, supported by Mr. A. J. Beith, Ms Liz Lynne, Mr. David Rendel, Mr. Archy Kirkwood, Mr. Chris Davies, Mrs. Ray Michie, Mr. Charles Kennedy, Mr. David Chidgey and Mr. James Wallace, presented a Bill to make provision, in relation to cases where a dwelling-house is, has been, or was intended to be, the home of two or more persons, as to their respective rights of occupation; to make provision for preventing the molestation of one person by another; to enable a court to include in certain orders under the Children Act 1989 provision relating to the occupation of a dwelling-house; to make provision for the transfer of tenancies between spouses and persons who have lived together as husband and wife; to apply section 17 of the Married Women's Property Act 1882 to persons who live together as husband and wife; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 193]