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RELATIONSHIP ECONOMIC DEPENDENCY [1 record]

Record 1 2003-04-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Family Law (common law)
DEF

Relationship in economically dependent couples, such as widowed sisters and brothers, or even army buddies or any relationship of economic dependency in which people live together.

CONT

One idea would be to create registered domestic partnerships, in which couples could be legally recognized simply by signing up.

OBS

A much wider concept than the same-sex relationship recently covered by codified legal obligations in Canada.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit de la famille (common law)
OBS

Voir partenaire domestique.

Spanish

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