Civil Partnership

Civil Partnership under the Law 184  (I)/2015 legitimises the union between two individuals, regardless of gender.The right to a civil partnership under the above-mentioned law it is a progress as per the LGBTQI rights and equality in our island. concerns . Therefore, the approval of civil partnership by the National Parliament marks a progress concerning LGBTQ rights and equality in Cyprus.

According to section 4 of Law 184(I)/2015 the civil partnership embraces the same rights as marriage, unless otherwise specified in the law with the exemption of adoption law. The couple must be adults of sound mind with ability to assess their decision and give their free consent. The two parties must present themselves to the Registrar of the district where one of them resides or to the district of their choice, in case they are not permanent residents of the Republic of Cyprus.  

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