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Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—General Law Reform) Bill 2008

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2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws—General Law Reform) Bill 2008

 

 

(1)     Schedule 2, page 21(after line 16), after item 60, insert:

Marriage Act 1961

60A  Section 5 (definition of marriage )

Omit ‘a man and a woman’, substitute ‘two persons, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity’.

60B  Subsection 47(1)

Omit ‘a man and a woman’, substitute ‘two persons, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity’.

[Marriage Act definitions]