Wed Apr 09, 2008
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Equality demands amendments to R'ships Register
This media release was issued by Civil Union Action! on 9.4.08.Human rights group, Civil Union Action! (CUA) has welcomed the preliminary support in the Victorian Legislative Council last night for a Relationships Register, but has urged members who support equality to approve proposed amendments in the Committee stage today.
Members voted 29-10 last night to advance the bill to the next stage (Second Reading). Greens MLC for Southern Metropolitan, Sue Pennicuik, circulated proposed amendments for debate – regarding official ceremonies and the recognition of couples where one partner is a non-resident of Victoria.
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