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Same Sex Couple Adoption: The Situation in Canada and Australia

11 Apr 2000
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Same sex parenting is becoming more common, yet parenting by gay and lesbian couples is not recognised under Australian law; same sex couples may not marry and currently there is no provision for joint adoption applications from same sex couples. This research note examines the law in Australia, the law in Canada and the outcome of a recent landmark Canadian decision concerning same sex adoption.

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2000
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