Civil law aspects in the case of a partnership

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Find out if the Civil Code can also be applied to partnerships Tasks for achieving the goal are research of regulatory enactments, analysis of legal scientists' opinions using descriptive and analytical methods. Relatives are persons who live together and have a common (undivided) holding. A similar regulation can be found in Section 181, Paragraph three of the Civil Law, which provides that a child has the right to maintain personal relations and direct contacts with brothers, sisters and grandparents, as well as other persons with whom the child has lived on an undivided farm for a long time. the best interests of the child (right of access). On the other hand, Article 206 of the Civil Law strictly enumerates who are relatives, namely - A relationship is the relationship between two or more persons born at birth. Kinship proximity is determined by lines and degrees. An ambiguous situation arises with regard to the range of persons who are to be interpreted as relatives and who are relatives. The legislator has a duty arising from the Constitution to ensure the legal protection and social and economic protection and support measures of every family, including the families of same-sex partners. There is still a public debate about whether the partnership institute should be recognized as similar to marriage. Legislators are deliberately widening the gap between marriage and cohabitation - partnership.The positive obLīgation of the state to protect and support the family included in the first sentence of Article 110 of the Constitution does not apply only to a family formed by marriage.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 24 Mar 2021
EventRSU Research week 2021: PLACES - Rīga, Latvia
Duration: 25 Mar 202125 Mar 2021
Conference number: 2


ConferenceRSU Research week 2021: PLACES
Abbreviated titleRW2021
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Field of Science*

  • 5.5 Law

Publication Type*

  • 3.4. Other publications in conference proceedings (including local)


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