Entry #4715: Same-sex adoption in Nova Scotia

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RegionNova Scotia
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusLegal
Start DateJul 10, 2001
End Date(none)
DescriptionOn July 10th 2001, a Nova Scotia judge invalidates the requirement for marriage for adoption after a same-sex couple pleaded their case. Before then, same-sex couples were banned from adopting as they could not be married.
Sourceshttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/same-sex-couples-may-adopt-in-nova-scotia-1.288136#:~:text=A%20Nova%20Scotia%20supreme%20court%20judge%20says%20the,discriminatory%20based%20on%20marital%20status%20and%20sexual%20orientation.
https://www.nsfamilylaw.ca/children/adoption
https://novascotia.ca/coms/families/adoption/WhoMayAdopt.html


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edited by Notdog1996. Adding sources, date and description

Old Value New Value (Current)
Start Date(unknown)Jul 10, 2001
DescriptionAll across Canada.On July 10th 2001, a Nova Scotia judge invalidates the requirement for marriage for adoption after a same-sex couple pleaded their case. Before then, same-sex couples were banned from adopting as they could not be married.
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All across Canada. On July 10th 2001, a Nova Scotia judge invalidates the requirement for marriage for adoption after a same-sex couple pleaded their case. Before then, same-sex couples were banned from adopting as they could not be married.
Sourceshttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/same-sex-couples-may-adopt-in-nova-scotia-1.288136#:~:text=A%20Nova%20Scotia%20supreme%20court%20judge%20says%20the,discriminatory%20based%20on%20marital%20status%20and%20sexual%20orientation.
https://www.nsfamilylaw.ca/children/adoption
https://novascotia.ca/coms/families/adoption/WhoMayAdopt.html

edited by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
DescriptionDon't rememberAll across Canada.
SourcesNo
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Same-sex couples are treated differently and forced to jump through more hoops to adopt than opposite-sex couples."

created by Ausyk

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionDon't remember
SourcesNo