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ANDORRA

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Age of Consent Legislation/Cases/References
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National

Age of consent to sexual intercourse

The legal age of consent for sexual activity is sixteen (16) years. As such, Article 206 of the Penal Code stipulates that any person who has been without intimidation or violence, access carnal with a minor over fourteen (14) years and under sixteen (16), will be punished with a maximum prison term of six years.


Age du consentement à l’acte sexuel

L’âge légal du consentement à l’activité sexuelle est de seize (16) ans. A ce titre, l’article 206 du Code Pénal précise que quiconque aura eu, sans intimidation ou violence, un accès charnel avec une mineur de plus de quatorze (14) ans et moins de seize (16), sera puni d’une peine maximale d’emprisonnement de six ans [R1.1].

R1.1 Interpol: Sexual Offences Against Children PDF 21.23kb, 18 JUL 06
Civil Unions, Partners: Domestic, Registered Legislation/Cases/References
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National

In March 2005, the amended law on registered partners offered same-sex partners some rights of marriage [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 382.87kb, MAY 08
Discrimination Legislation/Cases/References
See also: [HEALTH, MEDICAL]
1.

National

In 2005, the law prohibited discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 382.87kb, MAY 08

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Gender Identity, Intersex,
Transgender, Transexual

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Legislation/Cases/References
1.

National

Transsexuals who have undergone a sex change are not legally recognised in their new gender [R1.1].

In 2000, it was reported that transsexuals could not marry [R1.2].

R1.1 BBC News: Transsexuals 'Win Right to Marry' 10 DEC 02
R1.2 The Age: Britain May Liberalise (Transgender) Sex Laws 23 JUL 00
Hate Crimes Legislation/Cases/References
1.

National

In 2005, the law was amended making hate crimes based on sexual orientation considered an aggravating circumstance [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 382.87kb, MAY 08
Health, Medical Legislation/Cases/References
See also: [DISCRIMINATION]
1.

National

On 24 January 2011, it was reported that gay and bisexual men were no longer banned from donating blood.[R1.1].

R1.1 PinkPaper: Andorra changes legislation on gay men giving blood 24 JAN 11
Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
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National

Consensual sex between same-sex couples is lawful in Andorra [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 382.87kb, MAY 08
Parenting, Adoption, Fostering Legislation/Cases/References
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National

In 2005, joint adoption by same-sex couples became legal [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-Sponsored Homophobia PDF 382.87kb, MAY 08

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