Entry #1441: Same-sex marriage in Estonia

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RegionEstonia
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusCivil unions
Start DateJan 1, 2016
End DateJan 1, 2024
DescriptionA civil partnership law was passed and took effect on January 1, 2016.
Sourceshttps://www.loc.gov/item/global-legal-monitor/2016-01-14/estonia-legalization-of-civil-partnerships/
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "Same-sex marriage is now being legalised in Estonia, but it will get into charge from 2024."


Revision History (5)

Deleted by Markissik. Correcting the ending date

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End DateJun 20, 2023Jan 1, 2024

Revision by Azza21. Same-sex marriage is now legal

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Revision by Azza21. Same-sex marriage is now legal

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End Date(NONE)Jun 20, 2023

Revision by chae

Old Value New Value
ValueOther type of partnershipCivil unions
Start DateOct 9, 2014Jan 1, 2016
NoteAlthough a law was passed and was meant to go into effect in 2016, bureaucratic process is impeding the full implementation of the passed law.A civil partnership law was passed and took effect on January 1, 2016.
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Although a law was passed and was meant to go into effect in 2016, bureaucratic process is impeding the full implementation of the passed law. A civil partnership law was passed and took effect on January 1, 2016.
Sourceshttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/estonia-becomes-first-former-soviet-state-to-legalise-gay-marriage-9785869.htmlhttps://www.loc.gov/item/global-legal-monitor/2016-01-14/estonia-legalization-of-civil-partnerships/
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/estonia-becomes-first-former-soviet-state-to-legalise-gay-marriage-9785869.html https://www.loc.gov/item/global-legal-monitor/2016-01-14/estonia-legalization-of-civil-partnerships/
Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "Civil unions will have more power and marriages will be legalized on Jan 1 2024 https://news.err.ee/1609012469/historic-decision-estonia-legalizes-same-sex-marriage"
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "Estonia may legalise same sex marriage soon https://www.thepinknews.com/2023/06/14/estonia-same-sex-marriage-law-change/"
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "Estonia could legalise same sex marriage soon https://cne.news/article/3148-estonia-considers-moving-towards-same-sex-marriage"

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegalOther type of partnership
NoteGay couples can marry and have the full legal right as any other married coupleAlthough a law was passed and was meant to go into effect in 2016, bureaucratic process is impeding the full implementation of the passed law.
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Gay couples can marry and have the full legal right as any other married couple Although a law was passed and was meant to go into effect in 2016, bureaucratic process is impeding the full implementation of the passed law.
Reports (11)
  • Status is not correct "Legalized since January 2017"
  • Status is not correct "Marriage is not legal. Estonia will legally recognise same-sex unions by allowing individuals to sign a cohabitation agreement, effective 1 January 2016. But no marriage! Check Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recognition_of_same-sex_unions_in_Estonia"
  • Status is not correct "Same Sex Marriage isn't illegal in Estonia, sadly. "
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "Civil Unions, not marriage"
  • Status is not correct "Civil Unions, not marriage"
  • Status is not correct "Civil Unions, not marriage"
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  • Status is not correct "in estonia there is civil partership that is in no way the same as marriage and doesn't grant same sex couples the same rights"
  • Status is not correct "This law does not aplly to marriages. It is meant for making living together easier for all genders."

vviet93 created this entry.