Motion

Same Sex Marriages

 
Details Tabled By Bill Outcome/Voting Amendments Petitions Of Concern
 
Motion Title: Same Sex Marriages
Motion Text: That this Assembly believes that all couples, including those of the same sex, should have the right to marry in the eyes of the State and that, while religious institutions ought to continue to have the right to define, observe and practise marriage within the bounds of their institutions, all married couples, including those of the same sex, should have the same legal entitlement to the protections, responsibilities, rights, obligations and benefits afforded by the legal institution of marriage; calls on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to introduce legislation to guarantee that couples of any sex or gender identity receive equal benefit; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to ensure that all legislation adheres to the Government’s commitments to promote and protect equality for all.

Motion Category: Private Members' Motion
Motion Type:
Date Tabled to Business Office: 06/03/2012
Date Selected By Committee:
Date of Plenary Debate: No Day Named
 
 
 

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