1887

oa Codicillus - Family law : from the law reports

Volume 43, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0010-020X

 

Abstract

Adoption by partners in a same-sex life partnership - 2001 (12) BCLR 1225 (T)


The applicants in this case were partners in a same-sex (lesbian) life partnership. Both applicants had been approved as suitable prospective adoptive parents and the adoption of two siblings had been finalised, but since the Child Care Act 74 of 1983 does not make provision for the joint adoption of a child by the members of a same-sex life partnership, the second applicant was the sole adoptive parent.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/codi/43/1/EJC27379
2002-05-01
2016-12-10

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error