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Inheritance Act Found to Be Discriminating against Gay Couples

Ljubljana, 9 April - The Constitutional Court has found the inheritance act to be in disagreement with the Constitution because of unequal treatment of inheritance in heterosexual and same-sex common-law partnerships, a decision seen as a landmark by the LGBT community. The court ordered the National Assembly to amend the act accordingly within six months.

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The new Minister of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Anja Kopač Mrak during an interview with the STA.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Gay rights activist Mitja Blažič
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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