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02 April / 2019

HRC Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Category: Press Release

The Human Rights Commission congratulates Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush on their successful legal challenge to the discriminatory provisions of the Marriage Law.

At this stage only a summary of the Chief Justice's ruling is available; accordingly the Commission will refrain from commenting in detail until it has seen and digested the full judgement.  Nevertheless it is very clear that this is a tremendously significant constitutional law ruling.

Click here to read the HRC's full statement.