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Civil Union Act, No. 17 of 2006

Long title


To provide for the solemnisation of civil unions, by way of either a marriage or civil partnership; the legal consequences of civil unions; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
1.  Definitions
2.  Objectives of Act
3 Relationships to which Act applies
4 Solemnisation of civil union
5 Designation of ministers of religion and other persons attached to religious denomination or organisation as marriage officers
6 ... [...repealed by Act 2020_008_001_20201022 - was entitled "Marriage officer not compelled to solemnise civil union"]
7 Prohibition of solemnisation of civil union without production of identity document or prescribed affidavit
8 Requirements for solemnisation and registration of civil union
9 Objections to civil union
10 Time and place for and presence of parties and witnesses at solemnisation and registration of civil union
11 Formula for solemnisation of marriage or civil partnership
12 Registration of civil union
13 Legal consequences of civil union
14 Offences and penalties
15 Regulations
16 Short title and commencement
 
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