There have been developments regarding the amendment of section 6 The Civil Union Act that ensures that same-sex couples are no longer discriminated against by Home Affairs officials in South Africa.
The Bill has been deemed desirable by The Home Affairs Committee at Parliament and there has been a call for the second round of comments as well as a call to indicate whether you would like to make oral submissions to parliament.
The Bill can be read : here
Please see the link for more information here: Civil Union Amendment Bill call for comments
Herewith also a number of reasons listed in the article that can be submitted to Parliament:Reasons for amendment .
This amendment could possibly be a first step in relooking the Civil Union Act and the Marriage Act.
Media Correspondent | Parliament | Congress Of The People (COPE)