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The Registered Partnership Act is a legislative act effected in several countries, including: A statute is a formal, written law of a country or state, written and enacted by its legislative authority, perhaps to then be ratified by the highest executive in the government, and finally published. ...

  • Sweden's Registered Partnership Act of 1994, see Civil unions in Sweden (Sweden also has a separate Domestic Partnership Act for unmarried heterosexual and homosexual couples)


Similar acts include: Civil unions were introduced in Denmark by law of 7 June 1989, the worlds first such law. ... Registered Partnership 1993. ... Registered Partnership 1995. ... Heterosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by esthetic attraction, romantic love or sexual desire exclusively for members of the opposite sex or gender, contrasted with homosexuality and distinguished from bisexuality and asexuality. ... Homosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by esthetic attraction, romantic love, or sexual desire exclusively for another of the same sex. ... Registered Partnership 1996. ... // Registered partnership On January 1, 1998 registered partnerships (Dutch: geregistreerd partnerschap) were introduced in law in the Netherlands. ... This politics article needs to be wikified. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Civil_unions_in_Germany. ... Since 1 August 2001, the civil union of same-sex couples has been recognized in Germany, although outright same-sex marriage is not. ...

Statutory cohabitation: Act of 23 November 1998: Gives limited rights to registered same-sex and opposite-sex couples. ... In France, a pacte civil de solidarité (English: civil pact of solidarity) commonly known as a PACS, is a form of civil union between two adults (of the same or opposite sex) for organising their joint life. ... The Civil Partnership Act 2004 grants legal status to gay and lesbian couples in the United Kingdom. ... Civil unions in New Zealand were ratified on 9 December 2004 when Parliament passed the Civil Union Bill to establish the institution of civil union for same-sex and opposite-sex couples. ... The Civil Marriage Act (full title: An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes) was introduced as Bill C-38 in the first session of the 38th Canadian Parliament on February 1, 2005. ... Same-sex marriage was legalized across Canada by the Civil Marriage Act enacted on July 20, 2005. ...

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Registered partnership - regjeringen.no (2955 words)
A registered partnership has the same legal consequences as a marriage, with the exception of the right to have the partnership solemnized and the right to adopt children together.
Registered partnerships may not be contracted in a church or at a Norwegian embassy abroad, except at the Norwegian Embassy in Stockholm and in the Hague, and at the Consulate General in Rotterdam.
Apart from the right to have the partnership solemnized in a church and the right to adopt children together, the provisions in Norwegian legislation dealing with marriage and spouses apply correspondingly to registered partnership and registered partners.
Registered Partnership Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (213 words)
The Registered Partnership Act is a legislative act effected in several countries, including:
The Netherlands's Registered Partnership Act of 1998, see Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands and Civil unions in the Netherlands
Germany's Registered Partnership Act of 2001 is also known as the Life Partnership Act, see also Civil unions in Germany
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