Schedule 20

Andorra uniό estable de parella
Argentina marriage
Argentina: Autonomous City of Buenos Aires unión civil
Australia: Australian Capital Territory civil partnership
Australia: New South Wales a relationship registered under the Relationships Register Act 2010
Australia: Queensland civil partnership
Australia: Tasmania significant relationship
Australia: Victoria registered domestic partnership
Austria eingetragene Partnerschaft
Belgium the relationship referred to as cohabitation légale, wettelijke samenwoning or gesetzliches zusammenwohnen
Belgium marriage
Brazil marriage
Brazil união estável
Canada marriage
Canada: Manitoba the relationship referred to as common-law relationship or union de fait
Canada: Nova Scotia domestic partnership
Canada: Quebec the relationship referred to as union civile or as civil union
Colombia unión de hecho
Czech Republic registrované partnertsví
Denmark marriage
Denmark registreret partnerskab
Ecuador unión civil
Finland the relationship referred to as rekisteröity parisuhde or as registrerad partnerskap
France pacte civil de solidarité
Germany Lebenspartnerschaft
Greenland the relationship referred to as nalunaarsukkamik inooqatigiinneq or as registreret partnerskab
Hungary bejegyzett élettársi kapcsolat
Iceland marriage
Iceland staðfesta samvist
Ireland civil partnership
Isle of Man civil partnership
Jersey civil partnership
Liechtenstein eingetragene Partnerschaft
Luxembourg the relationship referred to as partenariat enregistré or eingetragene partnerschaft
Mexico: Coahuila pacto civil de solidaridad
Mexico: Mexico City Federal District marriage
Mexico: Mexico City Federal District sociedad de convivencia
Netherlands marriage
Netherlands geregistreerd partnerschap
New Zealand civil union
Norway marriage
Norway registrert partnerskap
Portugal marriage
Slovenia zakon o registraciji istospolne partnerske skupnosti
South Africa civil partnership
South Africa marriage
Spain marriage
Sweden marriage
Sweden registrerat partnerskap
Switzerland the relationship referred to as eingetragene Lebenspartnerschaft, as partnenariat enregistré or as unione domestica registrata
United States of America: California domestic partnership
United States of America: California marriage
United States of America: Colorado
the relationship between designated beneficiaries
United States of America: Connecticut civil union
United States of America: Connecticut marriage
United States of America: Delaware civil union
United States of America: District of Columbia marriage
United States of America: Hawaii civil union
United States of America: Hawaii reciprocal beneficiary relationship
United States of America: Illinois civil union
United States of America: Iowa marriage
United States of America: Maine domestic partnership
United States of America: Massachusetts marriage
United States of America: Nevada domestic partnership
United States of America: New Hampshire marriage
United States of America: New Jersey civil union
United States of America: New Jersey domestic partnership
United States of America: New York marriage
United States of America: Oregon domestic partnership
United States of America: Rhode Island civil union
United States of America: Vermont civil union
United States of America: Vermont marriage
United States of America: Washington state registered domestic partnership
United States of America: Wisconsin domestic partnership
Uruguay unión concubinaria

NB any foreign marriage is now treated as a marriage by virtue of section 10 and Schedule 2 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 in England and Wales.

Updated to 31 January 2013 taking into account amendments by the following Statutory Instruments:

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13 May 2016 by Andrea Woelke