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Same-sex marriage in the Pitcairn Islands

Legal status of same-sex unions
Marriage
Performed
Recognized
  1. When performed in Mexican states that have legalized same-sex marriage
  2. When performed in the Netherlands proper

* Not yet in effect

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Same-sex marriage has been legal in the Pitcairn Islands since 15 May 2015, despite the fact that there are no same-sex couples living on the island.[1][2] An ordinance to legalise such marriages was unanimously approved by the territory's legislature, and signed by the Governor Jonathan Sinclair on 5 May. It was published on 13 May 2015.[1][2][3][4]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Pitcairn Island, population 48, passes law to allow same-sex marriage".  
  2. ^ a b "Island gives same-sex marriage the green light - but none of its 48 residents are gay".  
  3. ^ "Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnerships Ordinance 2015" (PDF). Government of the Pitcairn Islands. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Perry, Nick (22 June 2015). "Tiny Pitcairn Island, population 48, legalizes gay marriage".  


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