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Civil Partnership Act (2004)

A UK law that allows same-sex couples to register a Civil Partnership, providing legal recognition of such relationships, and according them rights and obligations similar to those of married couples, with entitlement to survivor benefits on the death of the partner receiving the pension.
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Allowing the appeal, the EAT ruled an exemption in the Equality Act 2010 disapplied pension rights accrued by Mr Walker before December 5, 2005 - the date when the Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into force and required benefits to be provided equally to civil partners and married couples.
L Scott Service Manager Democratic Services Civic Centre Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH City of Newcastle upon Tyne Marriage Act 1949 Civil Partnership Act 2004 Notice of application for premises to be approved as a venue for civil marriages and civil partnership formations I/We Tyne & Wear Archives And Museums Being the proprietor of the premises named below has applied to the Head of Democratic Services for approval for Great North Museum Hancock, Great North Museum Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT Under the above Act(s) as premises where civil marriage/partnership ceremonies may take place.
The Civil Partnership Act 2004 gave same-sex couples the rights and responsibilities similar to those in a civil marriage.
When the original Civil Partnership Act 2004 was in the planning stages, civil servants expected only 22,000 would be in such unions by 2010.
The Civil Partnership Act 2004 in the UK gives same-sex couples rights and responsibilities identical to civil marriage.
APPLICATION FOR PREMISES TO BE APPROVED AS A VENUE FOR MARRIAGES AND CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS THE MARRIAGES (APPROVED PREMISES) REGULATIONS 1995 AND CIVIL PARTNERSHIP ACT 2004 Application for the approval of Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BP for the solemnisation of civil marriages/civil partnership.
THE Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into operation on December 5, 2005 enabling same-sex couples to register as civil partners of each other legally for the first time.
Developments have seen the Civil Partnership Act 2004 now extend the powers of the matrimonial courts to civil partnerships if a relationship breaks down.
George and his lover of a decade will wed early next year - just weeks after the new Civil Partnership Act 2004, which allows gay marriages, comes into force.
MANY gay and lesbian couples are intending to register their relationships this Christmas once the new Civil Partnership Act 2004 comes into force on the December 5.
include a civil partner under the UK Civil Partnership Act 2004.
Gay weddings are to become law under the Civil Partnership Act 2004 which comes into force on December 5.