Latvia’s Saeima rejects so-called Spouses Bill

  • 2019-06-27
  • LETA/TBT Staff
The Latvian parliament (Saeima) on June 20 rejected draft legislation, the so-called Spouses Bill, protecting rights of unmarried couples, backed by lawmakers representing For Development/For and New Unity. The Spouses Bill would provide the opportunity for two grown up individuals living together to conclude a notarial agreement to protect their social and material interests. The purpose of the bill is aimed to “recognize and protect spousal unions, to regulate property relations between the persons who have concluded the spousal relationship agr...
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