In Austria legalized same-sex marriage

The Austrian constitutional court adopted a decision according to which from 31 December 2018 in the country to officially allow same-sex marriage. The resolution of 5 December was published on the Agency’s website.

The court found that the ban on registration of same-sex marriages violates the principle of equality of citizens. A higher court asked two women who refused to register the marriage at the local level.

Since 2010 in Austria there is a law on civil partnership. It allows same-sex couples to adopt children.

Now from the civil code of the country will take the position that marrying people must be of different sex, and the law on civil partnership will be valid not only for same-sex unions.




In Austria legalized same-sex marriage 06.12.2017

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