Entry #484: Same-sex marriage in Australian Capital Territory

Current Version

RegionAustralian Capital Territory
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start DateOct 22, 2013
End DateDec 9, 2017
DescriptionPassed in ACT only but overturned by the High Court
Sourceshttp://www.news.com.au/national/act-legalises-samesex-marriage/story-fncynjr2-1226744362166 http://web.archive.org/web/20131212090159/http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-12/high-court-decision-on-act-same-sex-marriage-laws/5152168 http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/b/db_48497/default.asp


Revision History (2)

Revision by FCBSIX

Old Value New Value (Current)
End Date(NONE)Dec 9, 2017

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegalUnrecognized
NotePassed in ACT onlyPassed in ACT only but overturned by the High Court
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Passed in ACT only but overturned by the High Court
Sourceshttp://www.news.com.au/national/act-legalises-samesex-marriage/story-fncynjr2-1226744362166

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/b/db_48497/default.asp
http://www.news.com.au/national/act-legalises-samesex-marriage/story-fncynjr2-1226744362166
http://web.archive.org/web/20131212090159/http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-12/high-court-decision-on-act-same-sex-marriage-laws/5152168
http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/b/db_48497/default.asp
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http://www.news.com.au/national/act-legalises-samesex-marriage/story-fncynjr2-1226744362166 http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/b/db_48497/default.asp http://www.news.com.au/national/act-legalises-samesex-marriage/story-fncynjr2-1226744362166 http://web.archive.org/web/20131212090159/http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-12/high-court-decision-on-act-same-sex-marriage-laws/5152168 http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/b/db_48497/default.asp
Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "ACT marriage law was invalidated"
  • Status is not correct "ACT gov passed law allowing it, Fed gov + high court overruled it."
  • Newer law has been passed "The High Court unanimously ruled that the ACT's laws were inconsistent with the Federal Marriage Act, and were therefore unconstitutional. "

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