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Case Law G 258-259/2017-9 (03/12/2017)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Verfassungsgerichtshof (Constitutional Court) Austria

Date: 12/03/2017

Subject: The decision of the Verfassungsgerichtshof (Constitutional Court), in the light of the principle of equality and non discrimination and also recalling the ECHR and the Court of Strasbourg’s jurisprudence, repealed the norms which provided for different treatments for heterosexual and homosexual couples with regard to marriages and civil unions

Original language: Austrian

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 9 Right to marry - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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