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House of Lords Hansard

Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]

03 July 2017
Volume 783

    First Reading

    A Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings.

    The Bill was introduced by Lord Berkeley of Knighton, read a first time and ordered to be printed.