Entry #229: Same-sex adoption in Italy

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RegionItaly
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusIllegal
Start Date1967
End Datenow
DescriptionThe couple applying for adoption must be a married, different sex couple. Custody has been granted to a same-sex parent on the basis of the "child's best interest," but this is very rare.
Sourceshttp://www.thelocal.it/20150319/italy-moves-towards-gay-stepchild-adoption
Reports (6)
  • Status is not correct "You cannot adopt in Italy, in some rare cases it was recognised but it had happened outside of the country"
  • Status is not correct "Step-child-adoption has actually been made legal by judges and it's being applied more and more."
  • Status is not correct "Stepchild adoption is legal after the sentence of the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation"
  • Status is not correct "Step-child adoption on a case-by-case basis"
  • Sources are invalid or broken "You'd add the source. http://www.corriere.it/politica/16_giugno_22/adozioni-cassazione-si-stepchild-adoption-casi-particolari-83331c86-385e-11e6-af01-13e8abfd5afa.shtml"
  • Date is incorrect "since 22 June, 2916"


Revision History (1)

Revision by imullin01

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueStep-child adoption onlyIllegal
NoteThe couple applying for adoption must be married, except in the following cases:The couple applying for adoption must be a married, different sex couple. Custody has been granted to a same-sex parent on the basis of the "child's best interest," but this is very rare.
Sourceshttp://www.thelocal.it/20150319/italy-moves-towards-gay-stepchild-adoption

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