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Section 213

SCHEDULE 20U.K.Meaning of overseas relationship: specified relationships

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

[F1Part 1]N.I.[F2Same-sex relationships]N.I.

A relationship is specified for the purposes of [F3section [F4213 (meaning of “overseas relationship”)] [F4213(1)(a) (specified relationships between two people of the same sex)]] [F3section 213(1)(a) (specified relationships between two people of the same sex)] if it is registered in a country or territory given in the first column of the table and fits the description given in relation to that country or territory in the second column—

Country or territoryDescription
[F5Andorraunió estable de parella
[F6[F7Argentina marriage]
Argentina: Autonomous City of Buenos Airesunión civil
Australia: Australian Capital Territorycivil partnership
Australia: New South Walesa relationship registered under the Relationships Register Act 2010
Australia: Queenslandcivil partnership]
Australia: Tasmaniasignificant relationship]
[F8Australia: Victoria registered domestic relationship
Austriaeingetragene Partnerschaft]
Belgium[F9the relationship referred to as cohabitation légale, wettelijke samenwoning or gesetzliches zusammenwohnen]
[F7Belgiummarriage]
[F10[F7Brazil marriage]
Brazilunião estável]
[F11[F7Canadamarriage]]
[F12Canada: Manitoba the relationship referred to as common-law relationship or as union de fait]
Canada: Nova Scotiadomestic partnership
Canada: Quebec[F13the relationship referred to as union civile or as civil union]
[F14Colombia unión de hecho
Czech Republicregistrované partnertsví
[F7Denmarkmarriage]]
Denmarkregistreret partnerskab F15. . .
[F16Ecuador unión civil]
Finland[F17the relationship referred to as rekisteröity parisuhde or as registrerad partnerskap]
France[F18pacte civil de solidarité]
GermanyLebenspartnerschaft F15. . .
[F19Greenland the relationship referred to as nalunaarsukkamik inooqatigiinneq or as registreret partnerskab
Hungarybejegyzett élettársi kapcsolat
[F7Icelandmarriage]]
Icelandstaðfesta samvist F15. . .
[F20Ireland civil partnership
Isle of Mancivil partnership
Jerseycivil partnership
Liechtensteineingetragene Partnerschaft]
[F21Luxembourgthe relationship referred to as partenariat enregistré or eingetragene partnerschaft]
[F22Mexico: Coahuila] [F22pacto civil de solidaridad]
[F22[F23Mexico: Mexico City Federal District]][F22[F23marriage]]
[F22Mexico: Mexico City Federal District][F22sociedad de convivencia]
Netherlands[F24geregistreerd partnerschap]
[F7Netherlandsmarriage]
[F25New Zealandcivil union]
[F26[F23Norway marriage]]
Norwayregistrert partnerskap F15. . .
[F27[F23Portugal marriage]]
[F27Sloveniazakon o registraciji istospolne partnerske skupnosti]
[F27South Africacivil partnership]
[F27[F23South Africamarriage]]
[F28[F7Spainmarriage]]
[F29[F7Sweden marriage]]
Swedenregistrerat partnerskap F15. . .
[F30Switzerland the relationship referred to as eingetragene Partnerschaft, as partnenariat enregistré or as unione domestica registrata]
[F31United States of America: Californiadomestic partnership]
[F32[F7United States of America: California marriage]]
[F32United States of America: Colorado the relationship between designated beneficiaries]
[F31United States of America: Connecticutcivil union]
[F33[F7United States of America: Connecticut]][F33[F7marriage]]
[F33United States of America: Delaware][F33civil union]
[F33[F7United States of America: District of Columbia]][F33[F7marriage]]
[F33United States of America: Hawaii][F33civil union]
[F33United States of America: Hawaii][F33reciprocal beneficiary relationship]
[F33United States of America: Illinois][F33civil union]
[F33[F7United States of America: Iowa]][F33[F7marriage]]
[F31United States of America: Mainedomestic partnership]
[F31[F7United States of America: Massachusettsmarriage]]
[F34United States of America: Nevada][F34domestic partnership]
[F34[F7United States of America: New Hampshire]][F34[F7marriage]]
[F34United States of America: New Jersey][F34civil union]
[F31United States of America: New Jerseydomestic partnership]
[F35[F7United States of America: New York]][F35[F7marriage]]
[F35United States of America: Oregon][F35domestic partnership]
[F35United States of America: Rhode Island][F35civil union]
United States of America: Vermontcivil union
[F36[F7United States of America: Vermont]][F36[F7marriage]]
[F36United States of America: Washington][F36state registered domestic partnership]
[F36United States of America: Wisconsin][F36domestic partnership]
[F36Uruguay][F36unión concubinaria]

Textual Amendments

F23Sch. 20 entries repealed (S.) (16.12.2014) by Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 5), ss. 26(3), 36; S.S.I. 2014/287, art. 3, sch. (with art. 5) and words omitted (N.I.) (13.1.2020) by virtue of The Marriage (Same-sex Couples) and Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/1514), regs. 1(2), 17(7)(b)(ii) (with regs. 6-9)

[F37PART 2N.I.Opposite-sex relationships

A relationship is specified for the purposes of section 213(1)(b) (specified relationships between two people who are not of the same sex) if it is registered in a country or territory given in the first column of the table and fits the description given in relation to that country or territory in the second column—

Country or territoryDescription
Andorrauniό estable de parella
Argentinaunión convivencial
Arubageregistreerd partnerschap
Australia: Australian Capital Territorycivil partnership
Australia: New South Walesa relationship registered under the Relationships Register Act 2010
Australia: Queenslandcivil partnership
Australia: South Australiaregistered relationship
Australia: Tasmaniasignificant relationship
Australia: Victoriaregistered domestic relationship
Austriaeingetragene Partnerschaft
Belgiumthe relationship referred to as cohabitation légale, wettelijke samenwoning or gesetzliches Zusammenwohnen
Bermudadomestic partnership
Brazilunião estável
Canada: Albertaadult interdependent partner
Canada: Manitobathe relationship referred to as common-law relationship or as union de fait
Canada: Nova Scotiadomestic partnership
Canada: Quebecunion civile
Chileunión civil
Colombiaunión marital de hecho
Cypruspolitiki symviosi
Ecuadorunión de hecho
EstoniaKooselulepingu
Falkland Islandscivil partnership
Francepacte civil de solidarité
Gibraltarcivil partnership
Greecesimfono simviosis
Isle of Mancivil partnership
Israelcivil union
Luxembourgthe relationship referred to as partenariat enregistré or eingetragene Partnerschaft
Maltacivil union
Mexico: Campechesociedad civil de Convivencia
Mexico: Coahuilapacto civil de solidaridad
Mexico: Mexico City Federal Districtsociedad de convivencia
Mexico: Michoacánsociedad de Convivencia
Mexico: Tlaxcalasociedad de convivencia solidaria
Netherlandsgeregistreerd partnerschap
New Zealandcivil union
San Marinounione civile
South Africacivil partnership
Spain: Balearic Islandspareja estable
Spain: Basque Countrypareja de hecho
Spain: Galiciapareja de hecho
United States of America: Californiadomestic partnership
United States of America: Coloradocivil union
United States of America: District of Columbiadomestic partnership
United States of America: Hawaiicivil union
United States of America: Illinoiscivil union
United States of America: Mainedomestic partnership
United States of America: Nevadadomestic partnership
United States of America: New Jerseydomestic partnership
United States of America: Washingtonstate registered domestic partnership]

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