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Vital Events Reference Tables 2008

Vital Events Reference Tables 2008

Section 9: Civil Partnerships and dissolutions of Civil Partnerships

The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which applies throughout the UK, came into force on 5 December 2005. The Act enables same-sex couples aged 16 and over to obtain legal recognition of their relationship. Figures quoted in these tables cover all civil partnerships which were registered as having taken place in Scotland, regardless of the usual residence of the people involved.

The data presented on dissolutions of civil partnerships relate to the date on which the decrees were granted.

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Table 9.1

Civil Partnerships, by sex, Scotland, 2005 to 2008
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Table 9.2

Civil Partnerships, sex and age groups in combination of younger partner and older partner, 2008
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Table 9.3

Dissolutions of civil partnerships, by sex, Scotland, 2006 to 2008
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