Thai Parliament Approves Draft Equal Marriage Law in Initial Reading

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BANGKOK (NNT) – The House of Representatives has passed the equal marriage law in its first reading with a majority vote of 369 to 10.

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This groundbreaking law covers four draft bills. The key contents include provisions that marriage and engagement can only be undertaken when both parties are at least 17 years old.

A marriage is only considered complete upon registration with a registrar. In cases of engagement breach, the aggrieved party has the right to seek compensation, and if the engagement is broken, the engagement gifts must be returned.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Na-ark Rojanasuvan,
Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
National News Bureau of Thailand

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