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Encyclopedia > Civil unions in Luxembourg

Laws covering sexual activity

The total ban on homosexual conduct was lifted in 1792. Currently the minimum age of consent is 16. 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... In criminal law, the age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be capable of legally giving informed consent to sexual acts with another person. ...


Civil unions for same-sex and opposite-sex couples were legalised through legislation in 2004 ("loi relative aux effets légaux de certains partenariats"). Registered gay couples have many of the rights of married couples in relation to access to welfare benefits. They also have fiscal advantages, but not the same as married couples. They do not have the right to jointly adopt children. A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing same-sex couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married opposite-sex couples (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by opposite-sex couples who... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Welfare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birth parents. ...

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