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Portugal marriage timeline

Timothy Kincaid

March 23rd, 2010

Rex Wockner writing for provides a good timeline of when action is required on the marriage bill in Portugal. Currently it has been forwarded to the supreme court for a review for constitutionality.

April 8: the last day that court can have completed their review

April 28: the last day for pondering the court’s response by the president (assuming they take until 4/8)

If he signs it, it becomes law. If he vetoes it, Parliament is expected to pass it again, which would then force Cavaco Silva to sign it.

Should the Constitutional Court find some problem with the law, which is considered to be unlikely, Parliament then probably would amend it to address the court’s concerns.



March 23rd, 2010 | LINK

i want to inform you that amid the quasi-general ignorance of the italian mainstream media our supreme court is considering if the articols 2,3 and 29 of the italian constitution compels the recognition of same-sex marriages.if you read italian there is the association “certi diritti” that can give many informations,but probably you can find something also in english

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