On 5 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a landmark judgement against Romania, recognising that the term spouse includes same-sex spouses under EU freedom of movement laws. Three years later, Clai Hamilton, spouse of Romanian citizen Adrian Coman, has not been granted residency yet. Now they’ve brought the case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Here, Adrian Coman talks about the original case, and his hopes with this latest development.
Almost three years after the European Court ruled that Romania must recognise a same-sex couple under EU freedom of movement legislation, its government is yet to implement the judgement.
ILGA-Europe is holding a webinar on bringing cases to the European Commission.
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A judge at Budapest District Court has ruled that same-sex couples who have married outside Hungary have the right to their union being recognised as a registered partnership in Hungary.
Same-sex spouses are included in the definition of ‘spouse’, for the purposes of freedom of residence
The Romanian Constitutional Court has announced that it will refer questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of a same-sex couple who wish to be recognised as spouses.