2009 - Act (2009:253) to amend the marriage code (1987:230)

Policy Field: 
Family & Children
Topic: 
Marriage & Registered Partnerships
Country: 
Major Implications of the Reform: 

The marriage code is rewritten; spouses are referred to in a gender-neutral manner. In practise this means that homosexual couples can get married, while they were previously only able to register their partnership.