Medicare Australia provides cover for many of the major surgeries needed for sex reassignment surgery. Retrieved 4 December World News Australia. It would therefore not attract any legal benefits or status accorded to a married couple.
Limited legal recognition registered cohabitation, legal guardianship. A law enabling same-sex couples to marry in these municipalities passed and came into effect on 10 October On 11 AugustPrime Minister Abbott, in response to the cross-party bill to legalise same-sex marriage being introduced to the parliament, called a special joint party room meeting of the Liberal and National parties.
Minister for Finance. No new registered partnerships may be created. That same bill was approved by the Chamber of Deputies on 11 May with deputies in favour and 51 against. Notwithstanding this, Turnbull committed to holding it "as soon as is practicable". Two Austrian women wed in the country's first legal same-sex marriage.
Senator Dean Smith introduced into Parliament a private senator's bill to alter the definition of marriage to allow same-sex couples to marry, after
Retrieved 7 December Yes Since Retrieved 16 May Following the Australian Human Rights Commission 's report Same-Sex: Same Entitlements and an audit of Commonwealth legislation, inthe federal Rudd Government introduced several reforms designed to equalise treatment for same-sex couples and their families.
In India, a law dating to 19th century criminalises sexual acts "against the order of nature". Same-sex couples can marry , enter into a civil union or domestic partnership in most states and territories , or can simply live together in an unregistered de facto relationship.
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