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C. v Australia (2216/2012) Views of 28 March 2017

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
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2216/2012 concerning access to divorce proceedings for same-sex couples

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 2(1), 14 and 26 of the ICCPR by prohibiting access to divorce proceedings for same-sex couples married overseas. The Committee issued adverse views in respect of article 26. The Committee did not examine the author's claims with respect to articles 2(1) and 14.