Entry #188: Same-sex marriage in Japan

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RegionJapan
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start DateMay 3, 1947
End DateOct 27, 2015
DescriptionArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".
Sourceshttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html


Revision History (6)

Revision by Doomdorm64. slight change

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueBannedUnrecognized

Revision by Doomdorm64. correcting

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ValueOther type of partnershipBanned

Revision by Doomdorm64. sorry, edited wrong entry

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End DateSep 9, 2018Oct 27, 2015
DescriptionArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis". Some prefectures offer "partnership oaths", but these do not grant significant legal rights.Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".
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Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis". Some prefectures offer "partnership oaths", but these do not grant significant legal rights.
Sourceshttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/wakayama/20230829/2040015700.html
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html
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http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/wakayama/20230829/2040015700.html http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html

Revision by Doomdorm64. Adding partnership oath source

Old Value New Value
ValueUnrecognizedOther type of partnership
DescriptionArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis". Some prefectures offer "partnership oaths", but these do not grant significant legal rights.
Show Difference
Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis". Some prefectures offer "partnership oaths", but these do not grant significant legal rights.
Sourceshttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.htmlhttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/wakayama/20230829/2040015700.html
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http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/wakayama/20230829/2040015700.html

Revision by tsusamu

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End Date(NONE)Sep 9, 2018

Revision by vviet93

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DescriptionArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".
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Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that \"marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis\". "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".
Reports (6)
  • Date is incorrect "should be "9 Sep 2018 - present""
  • Status is not correct "should be "3 May 1947 - 9 Sep 2018". this isnt the current status"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "It's partially legal in Tokyo because some districts legalized it."
  • Status is not correct "I think there's a typo and it should say only opposite sex marriage official"
  • Other "This entry makes no sense."

bradcoffey106 created this entry.