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Original name: Gesetz zur Bekämpfung von Kinderehen
Name: Act to combat child marriages.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-07-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2017-07-21, no 48, pp. 2429-2433
ISN: DEU-2017-L-106046
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2017-07-21, no 48, pp. 2429-2433
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2018-02-26)
Abstract/Citation: The Act protect underage persons from forced marriages: the age of consent is to be increased from 16 to 18 years.
-cases when one of spouses has not reached 16 years of age are not to valid, envisaged also residence and refuges penalties.
Article 1. Amendment to the Civil Code:
-§ 1303 Marriageable age
-§ 1411 Marriage contract
Article 2. Amendment to the Introductory Law of the Civil Code:
-§ 44 Transitional provisions to the Act to combat child marriages
Article 3. Amendment to the Civil Status Act:
-§ 11 Jurisdiction and Registry office restriction
Article 4. Amendment to the Asylum Act
Article 5. Amendment to the Residence Act
Article 6. amendment to the Judicial Officer Act
Article 7. Amendment to the Act on Proceedings in Family Matters and in Matters of Non-contentious Jurisdiction:
-§ 129a Principles of Priority and Expediting Proceedings
Article 8. Amendment to the Act on Registered Life Partnerships
Article 9. Amendment to the Social Code - Book VIII
Article 10. Evaluation
Article 11. Entry into force
Amended text(s):

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