Same-Sex Marriage Bill 2013

Bill No.58

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to provide for -
  • same-sex marriages between adults;
  • authorisation of celebrants to solemnise same-sex marriages;
  • amendments to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1998 to provide for the registration of same-sex marriages;
  • amendments to the Family Court Act 1997 to provide for the dissolution and annulment of same-sex marriages and for related financial matters;
  • consequential amendments to other Acts; and
  • related purposes.

Private Members Bill introduced by MacLaren, Hon Lynn

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 12/12/2013
For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill

Current Bill


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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/12/2013  
First Reading 12/12/2013  
Second Reading 12/12/2013  
Second Reading Speech p. 7667b