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Other Decisions Order [2013] HCA 55 (12/12/2013)

Authority: High Court of Australia

Date: 12/12/2013

Subject: The High Court of Australia declared not applicable the Marriage Equality (Same Sex) Act 2013 (ACT), issued by the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital, which introduced in the territory the marriage between same-sex persons, because in contrast with the federal law in such matter (Marriage Act 1961)

Parties: The Commonwealth of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory

Original language: English

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

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