Retrieved 2 January Furthermore, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has issued a ruling which is expected to facilitate recognition in several countries in the Americas. Retrieved 5 July On 10 Aprilthe Chamber of Deputies passed the amended bill by a two-thirds majority 71— With this change marriage has become slowly and contradictorily a voluntary relationship, freely chosen rather than imposed by clan or clergy. Votes to Endorse Same-Sex Marriage".
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The law of contract does not define ahead of time what might be contracted; it simply clarifies the legal obligations of the contracting parties and the consequences if the contract is broken. Recognition of same-sex unions in Nepal. For the book, see Gay Marriage book. But, of course, since legal declarations cannot turn reality into something it cannot become, a variety of conundrums, contradictions, and anomalies will inevitably arise. The legislation was passed unanimously by the Icelandic Althing on 11 Juneand took effect on 27 Junereplacing an earlier system of registered partnerships for same-sex couples.
Part of a series on. It included almost all of the rights available to married couples in Brazil. A consistent trend of increasing support for same-sex marriage has been revealed across the world, often driven in large part by a significant generational gap in support. On 14 Maythe Justice's National Council of Brazil issued a ruling requiring all civil registers of the country to perform same-sex marriages by a 14—1 vote, thus legalizing same-sex marriage in the entire country. Constitutional Amendment Regarding Marriage".