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COLLECTIVITY OF SAINT BARTHÉLEMY (St Barth)

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Adoption of Children
Age of Consent
Anti-Vilification
Artifical Insemination
Assisted Reproduction
Asylum / Refugees
  Civil Unions
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Discrimination
Fostering Children
Gender Identity
Harassment
Hate Crimes
  HIV/Aids
Homosexuality
Immigration
Inheritance
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
Marriage
Military
  Parenting
Partners
Property
Sodomy
Transgender, Transsexual
Violence
Wrongful Death

The Collectivity of Saint Barthélemy is an overseas collectivity of France.
Also known as Saint Barth in French, or St. Barts in English, the collectivity is one of the four French territories in the Leeward Islands.
Generally, French law applies.

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Age of Consent Legislation/Cases/References
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In 1982, consensual sex between same sex couples became lawful in France at age sixteen (15) and upon adoption also in St Barth [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 3.33MB, 15 MAY 13
Civil Unions, Partners: Domestic, Registered Legislation/Cases/References
See also: [Marriage ]
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National

In 1999, the French Pacte Civil de Solidarité took effect [R1.1].

R1.1  
Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
See also: [Age of Consent]
1.

National

In 1791, consensual sex between same sex couples became lawful [citation required]

R1.1  
Marriage Legislation/Cases/References
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National

In 2013, same-sex marriages became lawful [R1.1].

R1.1  

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