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Marriage Law Challenged (November 03, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 22, 2014, a hearing was held in a case brought by several University of ...

Topic: Marriage and family status; Marriage certificates and registration
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Family Relations Extended Beyond Marriage (October 17, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 9, 2014, the Riigikogu (Estonian legislature) passed the Cohabitation Act, which was signed into ...

Topic: Human rights; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Estonia

Court Rules on Change of Gender Issue (August 01, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On July 16, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled ...

Topic: Human rights; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; Finland

Marriage Defined as Between One Man and One Woman (June 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 4, 2014, the National Council of the Slovak Republic (NCSR, the country's parliament) adopted ...

Topic: Constitution; Families ; Human rights; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Slovak Republic

Sindh Provincial Assembly Passes Child Marriage Restraint Bill (May 23, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On April 29, 2014, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed Pakistan's first law prohibiting child marriages. ...

Topic: Children's rights; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Comprehensive Marriage Law Enacted (May 02, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 29, 2014, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya signed into law the Marriage Bill, 2014, ...

Topic: Child custody; Divorce; Marriage and family status; Polygamy
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Parliament Passes Comprehensive Marriage Bill, Changes Process for Contracting Customary Marriages (March 28, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 20, 2014, the 349-member lower chamber of the National Assembly (Kenya's parliament) passed the ...

Topic: Civil law; Families ; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage Passed by Referendum (January 13, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On December 1, 2013, a national referendum was held in Croatia on the inclusion in the ...

Topic: Constitution; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Croatia

Bill Prohibiting Same-Sex Marriage Moves Forward (December 26, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 17, 2013, the Nigerian Senate unanimously adopted a Conference Committee report on the Same ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Families ; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

High Court Strikes Down Territory's Same-Sex Marriage Law (December 19, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 12, 2013, the High Court of Australia (Australia's highest court) ruled that a law ...

Topic: Families; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Australia

New Family Law Regulation: Co-Mother from Birth (December 11, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On December 1, 2013, the new amendment to Denmark's Børneloven (Child Act) that allows the non-birth ...

Topic: Civil law; Families ; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Property Division in Divorce Agreement Voided After Wife Discovers Husband's Fraudulent Double Life (December 06, 2013) by Ruth Levush

Judge Tova Sivan, President of the Tel Aviv Family Court, established a new precedent in her ...

Topic: Civil law; Divorce; Families; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Israel

Parliament Passes Matrimonial Property Bill, Affects Equal Sharing of Assets in Divorce (November 18, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 12, 2013, Kenya's Parliament passed the Matrimonial Property Bill, 2013, with key amendments that ...

Topic: Civil law; Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Minimum Marriage Age Raised to 18 (November 12, 2013) by Ruth Levush

On November 4, 2013, the Knesset passed the Marriage Age Law (Amendment No. 6), 5774-2013 (Israel's ...

Topic: Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Israel

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Last updated: November 03, 2014