Entry #8152: Same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

Current Version

RegionHong Kong
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Start Date2017
End Datenow
DescriptionSame sex marriage registered outside of Hong Kong is recognized for immigration purposes.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/09/20/hong-kong-recognizes-same-sex-couples-visa-applications


Revision History (19)

Revision by danlev

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Start Date1991-01-012017-01-01
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NoteGay Unions and gay marriage pending.Same sex marriage registered outside of Hong Kong is recognized for immigration purposes.

Revision by danlev

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End Date2018-09-089999-12-12

Revision by Ausyk

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SourcesNohttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/09/20/hong-kong-recognizes-same-sex-couples-visa-applications

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueUnrecognizedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only

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ValueCivil unionsUnrecognized
NoteUnder domestic partnership. Gay Unions and gay marriage pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyCivil unions
NoteCivil Unions and Gay Marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong Kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits. As well foreign same sex marriage recognized under UK and EU law.Under domestic partnership.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-08-212018-09-08

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End Date2018-08-012018-08-21

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteCivil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits. As well foreign same sex marriage recognized under UK and EU law.Civil Unions and Gay Marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong Kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits. As well foreign same sex marriage recognized under UK and EU law.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-272018-08-01

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteCivil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits.Civil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits. As well foreign same sex marriage recognized under UK and EU law.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-182018-07-27

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueUnrecognizedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
End Date2018-07-112018-07-18

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteCivil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. as being a former British island. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits.Civil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-092018-07-11

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-282018-07-09

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-182018-06-28

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteCivil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. as being a former British island.Civil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. as being a former British island. Hong kong high court ruled that same sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-142018-06-18
NoteCivil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong.Civil unions and gay marriage pending in Hong Kong. as being a former British island.

Ausyk created this entry.