In addition, the judges found that any absence of a legal framework offering same-sex couples the same rights or benefits attached to marriage would need robust justification, especially taking into account the growing trend in Europe to offer some means of qualifying for such rights or benefits.
As we saw in the previous paragraph of this contribution, cases dealing with transsexuals sometimes relate to the topic of equal marriage rights. It accepted the application of Article 12 93 x Chapin and Charpentierabove n.
In the same judgment, there was also a joint dissenting opinion of judges Rozakis, Spielmann and Jebens. Facts of the main proceedings. Where states have chosen to implement the law with an exclusion for same-sex couples, that must now be repealed.
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They also recommended a legal presumption of partnership for couples which have lived together for three years, or have children together. New South Wales. Archived from the original on 14 March Related Topics Abortion in Northern Ireland.
Emphasis added. If that was the case, then why communicate the application under this provision at all if it was not invoked by the applicant in the first place other than to reiterate its heteronormative approach to the provision? We are working to meet this deadline.