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Other Decisions [2019] HKCFI 2518 (18/10/2019)

Authority: High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Date: 10/18/2019

Subject: The decision of the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, also recalling the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, rejected the claim concerning the constitutional illegitimacy of the prohibition, provided for by national law, of same-sex marriages and of the lack of initiative by the Government in order to provide a legal frame, different from marriage, for relations between person of the same sex

Parties: MK v. The Government of Hksar

Original language: English

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

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