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Second Reading Speeches

Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Marriage Act 1961
to: remove the prohibition of the recognition of same sex marriages solemnised in a foreign country; and provide that these marriages are recognised under the laws of Australia.