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marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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All civil marriages between "natives" north of the old "Police Zone" on or after 1 August 1950 are automatically "out of community of property", unless a declaration was signed before a magistrate within one month before the marriage took place.
Lebanon does have a law permitting civil marriage that dates back to 1936.
Israel does not have a legal framework for civil marriage or divorce, same-sex unions, marriage between two individuals who belong to different religions or for marriage when either of the two partners is registered as "having no religion.
The easiest way to solve that problem is for priests to stop signing any civil marriage licenses--a duty that can surely be left to a local judge--and only officiating sacramental weddings.
She said: "After listening to Alliance Party members, as well as from people who have corresponded with me, I believe we have made the correct decision in supporting the extension of civil marriage provisions to samesex couples provided that robust protections are in place for faith groups who oppose these measures.
The government consultation is about civil marriages, not religious marriages.
For reasons of convenience, my wife and I had a civil marriage a few weeks before we entered kiddushin.
The Prime Minister is keen to extend the civil marriage laws to homosexual unions while preserving the ability of religious organisations to close their doors in the face of gay and lesbian couples who wish to make a public commitment of their mutual love.
President Michel Suleiman has voiced support for civil personal status laws which would legalize civil marriage and provide laws for adoption and inheritance separate from the religious courts "A civil law for personal status represents one of the main pillars of [building] a civil state," the president said in a statement after meeting with a delegation from the National Campaign for a Lebanese Personal Status Law.
CDATA[ Knesset passes pared-down version of the civil marriage bill, enabling those of ano religiona to join together in something akin to marriage.
What does civil marriage for lesbians have to do with being a better ObGyn?