Entry #786: Same-sex marriage in Switzerland

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RegionSwitzerland
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusCivil unions
Start DateJan 1, 2007
End DateSep 26, 2021
DescriptionSwiss Registered Partnership is a Civil Union that grants equal rights to Marriage but differs on three points: access to Fertility treatment, Adoption and facilitated Swiss naturalisation, this last one being discussed actually in Swiss parliament. ILGA states that Registered Partnership in Switzerland is «Equal/almost equal substitute nationally recognized» to Marriage.
Sourceshttp://www.ejpd.admin.ch/content/dam/data/gesellschaft/gesetzgebung/eingetragene_partnerschaft/infoblatt-e.pdf *http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/archive/First_same-sex_union_registered_in_Switzerland.html?cid=5651748 *http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/SWITZERLAND/Law"


Revision History (2)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

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End Date9999-12-122021-09-26

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueOther type of partnershipCivil unions
NoteRegistered Partnership is available for same sex couple.Swiss Registered Partnership is a Civil Union that grants equal rights to Marriage but differs on three points: access to Fertility treatment, Adoption and facilitated Swiss naturalisation, this last one being discussed actually in Swiss parliament. ILGA states that Registered Partnership in Switzerland is «Equal/almost equal substitute nationally recognized» to Marriage.
Sourceshttp://www.ejpd.admin.ch/content/dam/data/gesellschaft/gesetzgebung/eingetragene_partnerschaft/infoblatt-e.pdfhttp://www.ejpd.admin.ch/content/dam/data/gesellschaft/gesetzgebung/eingetragene_partnerschaft/infoblatt-e.pdf *http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/archive/First_same-sex_union_registered_in_Switzerland.html?cid=5651748 *http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/SWITZERLAND/Law"
Reports (6)
  • Newer law has been passed "marriage legalized"
  • Status is not correct "While the law is in work in the parliement it's not yet sure if same-sex marriage will definely be passed."
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Status is not correct "Civil unions are still active. Gay marriage is currently in discussion at the Swiss government and will most likely come to a nation-wide voting in fall 2020"
  • Note field is incorrect "There are actually more then 20 differneces between marriage and same-sex union"
  • Status is not correct "Swiss Registered Partnership is a Civil Union that grants equal rights to Marriage but differs on three points: access to Fertility treatment, Adoption and facilitated Swiss naturalisation, this last one being discussed actually in Swiss parliament. ILGA states that Registered Partnership in Switzerland is «Equal/almost equal substitute nationally recognized» to Marriage. *http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/archive/First_same-sex_union_registered_in_Switzerland.html?cid=5651748 *http://ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/SWITZERLAND/Law"

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