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Preferred term

MARRIAGE  

Definition

  • A LEGALLY RECOGNIZED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADULTS THAT CARRIES CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

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Entry terms

  • SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Scope note

  • DO NOT USE FOR MEASURES OF MARRIAGE RATES OR FOR THE CEREMONY OF MARRIAGE.

History note

  • THE ENTRY TERM 'SAME-SEX MARRIAGE' WAS ADDED JULY 2015. PREVIOUSLY 'SAME-SEX MARRIAGE' WAS AN ENTRY TERM OF 'CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS'.

Identifier

  • urn:ddi:int.cessda.elsst:33a9c792-284b-4fe1-a57f-3ab140691e4f:3

Date issued

  • 2022-09-20

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/3/33a9c792-284b-4fe1-a57f-3ab140691e4f

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