Entry #1363: Same-sex marriage in Nigeria

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RegionNigeria
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusBanned
Start DateJan 7, 2014
End Date(none)
DescriptionThe Nigerian legislature unanimously approved the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act 2013, which explicitly criminalises same-sex unions.
Sourceshttp://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.html
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/Briefing_on_Same_Sex_Marriage_Prohibition_Act_2013_final.pdf


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edited by Doomdorm64. Tweaking description, adding source

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DescriptionThe newly enacted regulation against same sex marriage implies such act is punishable by fourteen-year term of imprisonment.The Nigerian legislature unanimously approved the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act 2013, which explicitly criminalises same-sex unions.
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The newly enacted regulation against same sex marriage implies such act is punishable by fourteen-year term of imprisonment. Nigerian legislature unanimously approved the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act 2013, which explicitly criminalises same-sex unions.
Sourceshttp://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.htmlhttp://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.html
https://www.humandignitytrust.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/Briefing_on_Same_Sex_Marriage_Prohibition_Act_2013_final.pdf
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http://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.html http://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.html https://www.humandignitytrust.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/Briefing_on_Same_Sex_Marriage_Prohibition_Act_2013_final.pdf

created by vviet93

Original entry
StatusBanned
Start DateJan 7, 2014
End Date(none)
DescriptionThe newly enacted regulation against same sex marriage implies such act is punishable by fourteen-year term of imprisonment.
Sourceshttp://www.refworld.org/type,LEGISLATION,,,52f4d9cc4,0.html