Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens. In Novembera bill was introduced to the Legislative Council to legalise same-sex marriage at a state level, thought it was narrowly defeated. Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens.
Retrieved 26 September It discusses the amendments to the Marriage Act, recent proposed amendments, and the implications for financial settlements, parenting orders, and bigamy.
The Scottish Episcopal Church decided to perform same-sex marriages inand the next year the Church of Scotland voted to draft new laws allowing its pastors to conduct the marriages as well. The amendment specified that marriage meant "the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into for life.
A decade later, the parliament passed a measure allowing gay couples to adopt children.
The bill passed its second reading on 26 April and was approved at its third reading on 29 April by 19 votes to Local certification without legal force. Currently, Article 36 of the Constitution of Cuba defines marriage as "the voluntarily established union between a man and a woman".
This article examines changes in young people's attitudes to same-sex marriage between late adolescence and early adulthood. Though many people adopted positive coping strategies, many also tried more negative approaches, such as avoiding potentially harmful situations or people and hiding their feelings.
Marriages, civil unions and divorces: year ended December New Zealand. However, several same-sex couples successfully applied for an exemption from the waiting period and as a result, the first legal wedding took place on 15 December In Australia, marriage between same-sex partners is not recognised by law, regardless of it being performed in an overseas jurisdiction where it is valid.