Australia has banned gay marriage (Nearly three dozen of homosexual unions, prisoners before, canceled)

High Court of Australia overturned a law allowing same-sex marriages on the Australian Capital Territory, said on Thursday the British broadcasting corporation BBC. This decision of the court were also canceled 27 of homosexual unions, recently concluded on the basis of the law on same-sex marriage, which was adopted by the local authorities in October.

The Supreme Court found that the law violates federal law on marriages with specification of 2004, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman
To date, same-sex marriages are allowed in 15 countries: the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Aregentine, Denmark, Brazil, France, Uruguay and New Zealand.

Same-sex marriages in England and Wales will register on 29 March 2014. Law allowing such marriages entered into force in July, after he endorsed the Queen Elizabeth II.

At this time in Russia

In Russia, same-sex marriages are not, but one of the authors of the Constitution Sergei Shahrai suggested fix in the basic law position that marriage - a union between a man and a woman.

Deputy chairman of the Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Dmitry Vyatkin considered that such a provision is worthy of the Family Code, but not the Constitution: “The implementation of many of the provisions can be implemented through federal legislation, in particular, such a proposal of marriage can be fixed in the Family Code.”

Status of marriage for the second chapter of the Constitution, namely this chapter, as well as the head of the first and the ninth, can not be reviewed by the Federal Assembly. Proposal to fix these chapters can be completed or refusal or acceptance of the new text of the Constitution, there is no third option

12 December 2013

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