Entry #12180: Same-sex adoption in Serbia

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RegionSerbia
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusIllegal
Start DateJul 1, 2005
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be: (1) spouses or common-law partners together (2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent (3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so This practically means that single persons (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) cannot adopt a child.
Sourceshttps://rainbow-europe.org/#8658/0/0 https://www.paragraf.rs/propisi/porodicni_zakon.html


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Revision by Aleksandar. Description corrections

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DescriptionAccording to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be:
(1) spouses or common-law partners together
(2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent
(3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so

This practically means that no single person (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) can adopt a child.
According to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be:
(1) spouses or common-law partners together
(2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent
(3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so

This practically means that single persons (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) cannot adopt a child.
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According to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be: (1) spouses or common-law partners together (2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent (3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so This practically means that no single person (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) can adopt a child. persons (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) cannot adopt a child.

Revision by Aleksandar. Added description of article 101

Old Value New Value
Start Date(NONE)Jul 1, 2005
DescriptionSerbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt, though ilga’s rainbow Europe does suggest it could happen soon due to positive legislative movement According to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be:
(1) spouses or common-law partners together
(2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent
(3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so

This practically means that no single person (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) can adopt a child.
Show Difference
Serbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt, though ilga’s rainbow Europe does suggest it could happen soon due to positive legislative movement According to article 101 of the current Family law in Serbia, adoptive parents can be: (1) spouses or common-law partners together (2) the spouse or common-law partner of the child's parent (3) exceptionally, with the permission of the cabinet minister responsible for families, a person who lives alone if particulary justified reasons exist for doing so This practically means that no single person (regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity) can adopt a child.
Sourceshttps://rainbow-europe.org/#8658/0/0https://rainbow-europe.org/#8658/0/0
https://www.paragraf.rs/propisi/porodicni_zakon.html
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https://rainbow-europe.org/#8658/0/0 https://rainbow-europe.org/#8658/0/0 https://www.paragraf.rs/propisi/porodicni_zakon.html

Revision by JohnQuebec98. I decided to add a more detailed description

Old Value (Original) New Value
DescriptionSerbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt Serbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt, though ilga’s rainbow Europe does suggest it could happen soon due to positive legislative movement
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Serbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt adopt, though ilga’s rainbow Europe does suggest it could happen soon due to positive legislative movement
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