12 Sep 2016
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Marriage Act 1961 to: define marriage as a union of two people; clarify that ministers of religion or chaplains are not bound to solemnise marriage; and remove the prohibition of the recognition of same sex marriages solemnised in a foreign country; and
Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to make a consequential amendment. Also includes a regulation making power so that consequential amendments can be made to other Acts.