(1) “Certificate of civil union” means a document that certifies that the persons named on the certificate have established a civil union in compliance with this chapter.
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 15-3.1-1
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
(2) “Civil union” means a legal union between two individuals of the same sex established pursuant to this chapter.
(3) “Party to a civil union” means a person who has established a civil union pursuant to this chapter.
(P.L. 2011, ch. 198, § 1.)