Civil partners are able to acquire parental responsibilities as a stepparent under Section 75 of the Act. Some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to adopt, while others forbid them to do so, or allow adoption only in specified circumstances. BBC News Online. In MarchPrime Minister Donald Tusk officially stated that a new project of civil unions bill will be presented to the parliament "in two months time", i. Marriage and other equivalent or similar unions and status.
Both marriage and civil partnership certificates are available to anyone to purchase but they will need to know the name of both husbands, wives or civil partners, the date and the location of the ceremony.
Retrieved 24 July Civil unions not performed. Current Stonewall OutRage! Couples can decide to keep their own name.