Consultation outcome

Forced marriage consultation

This consultation has concluded

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from 12 December 2011 12:00am to
30 March 2012 11:45pm

Summary

This consultation sought views on criminalising breaches of forced marriage protection orders and whether to criminalise forced marriage.

Documents

Forced marriage consultation - Welsh

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Forced marriage consultation - Welsh (PDF file - 275kb)

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Forced marriage consultation

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Forced marriage consultation (PDF file - 177kb)

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Forced Marriage consultation responses

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Forced Marriage consultation responses (PDF file - 159kb)

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Criminalisation of Forced Marriage - Impact Assessment

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Criminalisation of Forced Marriage - Impact Assessment (PDF file - 323kb)

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Impact assessment: forced marriage criminalisation consultation

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Impact assessment: forced marriage criminalisation consultation (PDF file - 117kb)

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Impact assessment: criminalising breaches of Forced Marriage Protection Orders

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Impact assessment: criminalising breaches of Forced Marriage Protection Orders (PDF file - 75kb)

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Consultation description

The government has published a summary of responses to the forced marriage consultation that sought views on how we might implement the criminalisation of a breach of a forced marriage protection order and whether to criminalise forced marriage.

There were strong arguments both for and against the creation of a new offence, however after listening very carefully to all views we have decided to make forcing someone to marry a criminal offence.