Know Your Rights - Civil Partners and Other Same Sex Couples


The latest in the ICCL's Know Your Rights series will be launched tonight by the Chief Justice, the Hon. Mrs Justice Susan Denham in the Four Courts.

Know Your Rights: The Rights and Obligations of Civil Partners and other Same-Sex Couples is the latest in the ICCL’s Know Your Rights public information series, which is designed to inform people in clear and accessible language about their rights under key areas of the law. The pack was produced in partnership with the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and was authored by Dr Fergus Ryan of Dublin Institute of Technology. It explains in plain English the rights and obligations created by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010. The pack will be available for free download from this page, via GLEN's website ( and via from later this evening (20 December 2012).

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