Fox News. Although there is no national civil union or relationships register scheme in Australia, most states and territories have legislated for civil unions or domestic partnership registries. Archived from the original on 7 January The Costa Rican Government asked the Court to give its opinion on whether it had an obligation to extend property rights to same-sex couples, and the Court ruled that it did.
Download as PDF Printable version. Galaxy  . Retrieved July 9, Same-sex marriage has been banned in Australia since when the Howard government changed the Marriage Act to define marriage as between a man and a woman. Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands.
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Section requires that the parties must declare in the presence of the officiant, that they take each other as husband and wife, and must be declared by the officiant to be husband and wife.
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