It has been said that the family law in Scotland needs a reform. But when the no-fault divorce bill was introduced, it raised a lot of concerns resulting in a debate. From the bill's first reading up to the second, comments are just flying out everywhere.
What the proposed deal is all about
In addition to the five facts that prove irretrievable breakdown has taken place, individual has an additional option of divorce, which is a written consent from both parties. With a consent divorce both parties would not need to prove anything else. The two years separation and consent would no longer stand as well, as it becomes superfluous.
Both parties will be given an opportunity to reconsider divorce proceedings