Entry #378: Same-sex marriage in Poland

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RegionPoland
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusNot legal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 18 of the Polish Constituation defines marriage as "a union of a man and a woman". Legal challenges have been made against this, including in the European Court of Human Rights, and The Court of Justice of the European Union has also ruled that all EU member states must recognise the rights of same-sex spouse, but no new law has been passed.
Sourceshttps://www.sejm.gov.pl/prawo/konst/angielski/kon1.htm https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/05/eu-countries-recognise-rights-gay-spouses-european-court-of-justice-ecj


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NoteArticle 18 of the Polish Constituation defines marriage as "a union of a man and a woman". Legal challenges have been made against this, including in the European Court of Human Rights, and The Court of Justice of the European Union has also ruled that all EU member states must recognise the rights of same-sex spouse, but no new law has been passed.
Sourceshttps://www.sejm.gov.pl/prawo/konst/angielski/kon1.htm https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/05/eu-countries-recognise-rights-gay-spouses-european-court-of-justice-ecj

PeterGalazka created this entry.