Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/NZL/CO/5, 7 April 2010: New Zealand
A. Positive aspects
3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and other measures:
(a) The apportion of the Civil Union Act 2005 regarding the recognition of civil unions of persons of the same sex and the right to equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons.
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