Civil cohabitation since . In what has been hailed as a major step forward for equal rights, Melchior Wathelet, a Belgian advocate general in the Luxembourg court, said gay spouses had standing in countries even where governments were implacably opposed to same-sex marriage. France is examining whether to make such a move. The Scottish government launched a similar consultation, aiming to legalise same-sex marriage by An investigation into CT's train fires. Most of the approximately two dozen countries around the world that allow same-sex marriage are in Europe, although Taiwan may soon become the first Asian place to join the list.
On 7 FebruarySlovaks voted in a referendum to ban same-sex marriage and same-sex parental adoption.
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Views Read Edit View history. Panels of judges from member states sit to interpret whether EU law is being fairly applied and can issue binding rulings over national courts. Indicates that the country has civil unions or registered partnerships. Poland and Slovakia recognise cohabitation for very limited purposes. Inthe German Democratic Republic abolished paragraph of the German penal code which outlawed homosexuality.
Legal Resources Navigation List: Retrieved September 12, Poland and Slovakia recognise cohabitation for very limited purposes. Regolamentazione delle unioni civili tra persone dello stesso sesso e disciplina delle convivenze". LGBT rights by country or territory. Angus Reid Global Monitor: Guernsey Crown dependency of the United Kingdom.