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Act on Registered Life Partnerships

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Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums der Justiz.

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Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 3 des Gesetzes vom 18. Dezember 2018 (BGBl. I S. 2639)
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Part 1
Entering into the life partnership
Section 1Life Partership
Part 2
Effects of the life partnership
Section 2Community of the life partners
Section 3Life-partnership name
Section 4Scope of the duty to exhibit due diligence
Section 5Duty of life-partner maintenance
Section 6Property regime
Section 7Life-partnership contract
Section 8Other effects in property law
Section 9Stipulations in respect of children of a life partner
Section 10Law of succession
Section 11Other effects of the life partnership
Part 3
Living apart of the life partners
Section 12Maintenance when life partners are living apart
Section 13Allocation of household objects when life partners are living apart
Section 14Allocation of the home when life partners are living apart
Part 4
Dissolution of the life partnership
Section 15Dissolution of the life partnership
Section 16Post-partnership maintenance
Section 17Treatment of the shared home and household objects on the occasion of dissolution of the life partnership
Section 18(deleted)
Section 19(deleted)
Section 20Equalisation of pension rights
Part 5
Conversion of a life partnership into marriage
Section 20aConversion of a life partnership into marriage
Part 6
Transitional provisions
Section 21Application of provisions of the law on marriage to life partnerships
Section 22Transfer of matters
Part 7
Laender enabling clause
Section 23Derogating responsibilities pursuant to Land law