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Parliament Approves Equal Marriage Rights

Published 12/12/2014 12:00 AM
Modified 12/12/2014 3:02 PM
 

Parliament Approves Equal Marriage Rights

The Finnish Parliament voted 101-90 in favour of citizens' initiative for equal marriage rights on Friday 12th December.

The legislative proposal on amending the Marriage Act is based on the citizen's initiative, which gathered more than 170,000 signatures.

The amended Act will enter into force on 1 March 2017.

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