2012 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
CHAPTER 2. CIVIL UNIONS [EFFECTIVE AT 10:00 A.M. ON JAN. 1, 2012]
§ 213. Legal unions performed in other jurisdictions.


13 DE Code § 213 (2012 through 146th Gen Ass) What's This?

A legal union between 2 individuals of the same sex that was validly formed in another jurisdiction, regardless of whether such legal union is recognized under Chapter 1 of this title or is referred to as a civil union, shall be recognized as a validly established civil union under this chapter for all purposes of the laws of this State, provided that the legal union meets the eligibility requirements of § 202 of this title for a civil union and such legal union affords to and imposes on the parties thereto substantially similar rights, benefits, protections, responsibilities and duties as those afforded to and imposed on parties to a civil union entered into in this State under this chapter.

78 Del. Laws, c. 22, § 1.;

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