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2012. December 20.
Decision 43/2012 on the annulment of certain provisions of the Act on Protection of Families
Decision number: Decision 43/2012. (XII. 20.)
Subject of the case:
Annulment of certain provisions of the Act on Protection of Families
The Act on Protection of Families had an excessively restrictive interpretation of the notion of family when it stated that the family is defined as marriage between a man and a woman plus their direct descendants or adopted children. In addition, excluding registered partners from inheritance was in breach of the Civil Code to an extent that could not have been resolved through interpretation.
See also Decision 31/2012.