Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in the British Overseas Territories. James Pratt and John Smith executed. When you are ready to apply for benefits, you can apply for benefits online. MPs legislate for gay marriage in NI. Of these, were conversions from existing civil partnerships and were new marriages.
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Download as PDF Printable version. Offences Against the Person Act Pink pound Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. Turing law implemented. As a matter of good practice, amendments should however be made so that the benefits payable are clear from the face of the documentation. LGBT portal.
Denying equal pension rights to a same-sex husband — as opposed to a wife — amounts to direct, sexual discrimination, the supreme court has been told in a test case which could affect thousands of couples. On 1 Decemberthe Petitions Committee decided to seek a meeting between a government minister and the petitioners, as well as enquire as to whether the government might consider setting up an advisory committee of interested parties.
If the sole tenant leaves the property the other partner has no rights to stay unless they have been granted occupancy rights by the court prior to the tenant leaving or they start a tenancy in their own name. Google News. To learn more about Social Security and our programs and services, go to www.
Scotland Government. Archived from the original on 15 December However, if both partners moved in together it may be possible to prove that there is a joint tenancy so that each partner has equal rights to live in the property.
Scotland Government. The court will consider whether, as a result of decisions the couple made during their relationship, one partner has been financially disadvantaged. If a couple split up and they disagree about who owns property, a general rule is that any goods and possessions acquired during the marriage are presumed to be owned jointly not personal goods.
Both the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the rights enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights put the protection of religious belief in this matter beyond doubt.