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Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

Until 1967 homosexual men were being sent to prison for having a relationship. Since 2005, same sex couples have been able to get married — although the law describes the relationship as a ‘civil ... More


Partnership or Marriage: the Provisions of the Civil Partnership Act

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 is long and complicated. This chapter contrasts this approach to reform with that taken in other countries, which have simply changed their laws to allow a same sex ... More


Intestate Succession in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Kenneth G C Reid, Marius J de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This chapter draws on the preceding chapters and other material in order to develop a coherent account of the law of intestate succession and of how and why it has come to assume its present form. It ... More


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