These were to give legal recognition to same-sex couples, to provide equality with married couples in the areas of adoption, inheritance and taxation to eliminate discrimination. But, You know, Lordthat I want a few friends at the end. Retrieved 1 July Archived from the original on 6 January
Preparation of report on constitutional protection of children's rights across Council of Europe member states. In Aprilthe commission published a consultation paper with provisional recommendations on legal issues related to cohabiting relationships. Rather than listing all the rights of a civil partner, it specified that all the rights of marriage would apply to anyone in a civil partnership.
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In NovemberKatherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan were granted leave by the Ireland's High Court to pursue a claim to have their September Vancouver marriage recognised for the filing of joint tax returns in Ireland. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chaired by former TD Anne Colleythis working group included GLEN, the gay rights lobby organisation, who said they expected a recommendation for civil marriage.
You can also contact your local Citizens Information Centre or Request a call back from an information officer. Green Party. Retrieved 23 May Previously, only the biological mother could be named on the child's birth certificate. On 16 Septemberfollowing the High Court's rejection of the legal challenge contesting the validity of the referendum result,  Fitzgerald brought a same-sex marriage bill before cabinet.
The Marriage Equality referendum was held on 22 May This postponement was to allow for input from then ongoing investigations: the Law Reform Commission, the High Court case Zappone v. Subscriber Only. Same-sex marriage in Europe.
UTV Ireland. Controversially, it also recommended that the 'presumed' recognition of cohabiting partners by the courts, as recommended by the Law Reform Commission, should also be legislated for, but only for opposite-sex couples.