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Marriage Amendment Bill 2004

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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia







Marriage Amendment Bill 2004



(1)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (lines 7 and 8), omit the definition of marriage , substitute:

marriage means the union of:

                     (a)  a man and a woman; or

                     (b)  a man and a man; or

                     (c)  a woman and a woman;

to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into.

[definition of marriage]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 3, page 3 (lines 13 to 19), to be opposed .

[certain unions not marriages]