Entry #816: Same-sex marriage in Kazakhstan

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RegionKazakhstan
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionNeither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized
SourcesSometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized due to the Family Code


Revision History (21)

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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ValueUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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ValueUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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ValueUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
NoteNot recognizedNeither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized
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Not recognized Neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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ValueUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
SourcesSometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, restricted due to the Family codeSometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized due to the Family Code
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Sometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, restricted due to the Family code neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions are recognized due to the Family Code

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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ValueUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueNot legalUnrecognized
NoteAll legal marriage in Kazakhstan is defined as between a man and a woman. Not recognized
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All legal marriage in Kazakhstan is defined as between a man and a woman. Not recognized
Sources“26) marriage (matrimony) - an equal union between a man and a woman, concluded with the free and full consent of the parties in the manner prescribed by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the purpose of creating a family, giving rise to property and personal non-property rights and obligations between spouses;”

https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/K1100000518 Original in Russian, Kazakh law code
Sometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, restricted due to the Family code
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“26) marriage (matrimony) - an equal union between a man and a woman, concluded with the free and full consent of the parties in the manner prescribed by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the purpose of creating a family, giving rise to property and personal non-property rights and obligations between spouses;” https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/K1100000518 Original in Russian, Kazakh law code Sometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally, however, restricted due to the Family code

Revision by Gor154. Modifying main entry to more accurately reflect the reality in Kazakhstan

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ValueUnrecognizedNot legal
NoteSometimes same-sex marriages are unofficially performed, they are not banned constitutionally, however, due to the Family Code they are not recognized All legal marriage in Kazakhstan is defined as between a man and a woman.
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Sometimes same-sex marriages are unofficially performed, they are not banned constitutionally, however, due to the Family Code they are not recognized All legal marriage in Kazakhstan is defined as between a man and a woman.
Sourcesold one was fake“26) marriage (matrimony) - an equal union between a man and a woman, concluded with the free and full consent of the parties in the manner prescribed by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the purpose of creating a family, giving rise to property and personal non-property rights and obligations between spouses;”

https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/K1100000518 Original in Russian, Kazakh law code
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old one was fake “26) marriage (matrimony) - an equal union between a man and a woman, concluded with the free and full consent of the parties in the manner prescribed by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the purpose of creating a family, giving rise to property and personal non-property rights and obligations between spouses;” https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/K1100000518 Original in Russian, Kazakh law code

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueNot legalUnrecognized
Notelt’s not legal to marry someone of your same genderSometimes same-sex marriages are unofficially performed, they are not banned constitutionally, however, due to the Family Code they are not recognized
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lt’s not legal to marry someone of your same gender Sometimes same-sex marriages are unofficially performed, they are not banned constitutionally, however, due to the Family Code they are not recognized

Revision by Samuel_NOT_Samuele. added

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ValueOther type of partnershipNot legal
NoteSometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other lawslt’s not legal to marry someone of your same gender
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Sometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws lt’s not legal to marry someone of your same gender
Sourcesold one was fake, so I corrected itold one was fake
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old one was fake, so I corrected it fake

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnregistered cohabitationOther type of partnership

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueUnrecognizedUnregistered cohabitation
NoteNot banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other lawsSometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws
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Not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws Sometimes unofficially performed, not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws

Revision by cihalcoc. the old one was fake

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ValueNot legalUnrecognized
NoteThe Constitution described marriage as an union between a man and a womanNot banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws
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The Constitution described marriage as an union between a man and a woman Not banned constitutionally but not recognized due to other laws

Revision by Samuel_NOT_Samuele. corrected fake news

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ValueOther type of partnershipNot legal
NoteIf a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them. On the other hand, since adoption by married couples from different countries is recognized, foreign marriages are somewhat recognizedThe Constitution described marriage as an union between a man and a woman
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If a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them. On the other hand, since adoption by married couples from different countries is recognized, foreign marriages are somewhat recognized The Constitution described marriage as an union between a man and a woman
SourcesI am a citizen of Kazakhstanold one was fake, so I corrected it
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I am a citizen of Kazakhstan old one was fake, so I corrected it
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Kazakhstan's constituition does not prohibit same-sex marriage"
  • Newer law has been passed "Kazakhstan's constituition does not prohibit same-sex marriage"

Revision by cihalcoc. Even though it's not legally recognized, same-sex couples are treated differently by law

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ValueUnregistered cohabitationOther type of partnership
NoteHowever, if a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for themIf a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them. On the other hand, since adoption by married couples from different countries is recognized, foreign marriages are somewhat recognized
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However, if a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them If a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them. On the other hand, since adoption by married couples from different countries is recognized, foreign marriages are somewhat recognized
Reports (8)
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "Implied recognition of some foreign marriages is nowhere near enough to warrant a "other partnership" label"
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Note field is incorrect "Description doesn't match with status"
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Sources are invalid or broken "Someone's citizenship is not a valid source "
  • Status is not correct "No recognition "
  • Date is incorrect "There's no recognition of same-sex unions in Kazakhstan "

Revision by cihalcoc. Not recognized, but not constitutionally banned

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ValueUnrecognizedUnregistered cohabitation
NoteNot recognized, but not constitutionally banned.However, if a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them
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Not recognized, but not constitutionally banned. However, if a homosexual turns out to have a partner, adoption is illegal for them
Sourceshttp://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fpavlodar.com%2Fzakon%2Findex.html%3Fdok%3D00149%26ogl%3Dall&act=urlI am a citizen of Kazakhstan
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http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fpavlodar.com%2Fzakon%2Findex.html%3Fdok%3D00149%26ogl%3Dall&act=url I am a citizen of Kazakhstan
Reports (1)
  • Note field is incorrect "Belongs to Adoption field not here"

Revision by JordanB3047

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ValueNot legalUnrecognized
Start DateDec 26, 2011(NONE)
NoteArticle 11 of the law of family and marriage explicitly prohibits same sex couples from marrying each other.Not recognized, but not constitutionally banned.
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Article 11 of the law of family and marriage explicitly prohibits same sex couples from marrying each other. Not recognized, but not constitutionally banned.
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Article 11. Persons between whom marriage is not allowed Marriage between: 1) persons, of which at least one person is already in another registered marriage; 2) direct relatives in the ascending and descending line (parents and children, grandfather, grandmother and grandchildren), full and half brothers and sisters who have a common father or mother; 3) adoptive parents (adopters) and adopted (adopted); 4) persons, of which at least one person has been recognized by the court as incapable due to mental illness or dementia."
  • Status is not correct "It is not stated as illegal under article 11 of the Constitution of Kazakhstan "

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