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R (on the application of Steinfeld and Keidan) v Secretary of State for International Development [2018] UKSC 32

Date:5 JUL 2018
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(Supreme Court, Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lady Black, 27 June 2018)

Marriage and divorce – Civil Partnership Act 2004 – Whether the bar on different sex couples entering into civil partnerships breached their rights under Article 14 and Article 8 ECHR

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Trinity Term
[2018] UKSC 32
On appeal from: [2017] EWCA Civ 81


R (on the application of Steinfeld and Keidan) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for International Development (in substitution for the Home Secretary and the Education Secretary) (Respondent)


Lady Hale, President
Lord Kerr
Lord Wilson
Lord Reed
Lady Black


27 June 2018

Heard on 14 and 15 May 2018

Judgment: R (Steinfeld and Keidan) v SSID [2018] UKSC 32.docx
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