Entry #305: Same-sex marriage in Belgium

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RegionBelgium
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusOther type of partnership
Start DateJan 1, 2000
End DateJun 1, 2003
DescriptionStatutory Cohabitation grants specific rights to cohabiting persons. Although not specifically intended for LGBT couples it was open for same sex couples.
Sourceshttps://same-sex.web.ined.fr/pdf/DocTrav125/05Doc125Belgium.pdf https://www.belgium.be/en/family/statutory_cohabitation
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect "It is still going on. It was not ended in 2003 when SSM became legal, it is still possible to get a statutory cohabitation contract !"


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NoteRegistered PartnershipStatutory Cohabitation grants specific rights to cohabiting persons. Although not specifically intended for LGBT couples it was open for same sex couples.
Sourceshttps://same-sex.web.ined.fr/pdf/DocTrav125/05Doc125Belgium.pdfhttps://same-sex.web.ined.fr/pdf/DocTrav125/05Doc125Belgium.pdf https://www.belgium.be/en/family/statutory_cohabitation

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