Morven Douglas explains why same–sex and mixed-sex couples now have the same options available to them when formalising their relationships. [Read more…] about Why do we need marriage and civil partnerships?
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Same-sex married couple has failed to persuade a Court that discrimination against them was illegal after equal pension rights decision.
We discuss the Scottish Government’s Qualifying Civil Partnership Modification (Scotland) Order 2015 that could amend the definition of ‘qualifying civil partnership’.
The Scottish Government recently published a Consultation document on the conversion of existing Civil Partnerships to marriage – we discuss some of the issues.