The 6 October 2015 the Government of the Generalitat of Catalonia approved Decree Law 3 / 2015 creation Registry stable partners, in order to ensure that stable couples living in Catalonia can access rights public, as He is now entitled to receive Social Security survivor's pension.

The creation of this registry is motivated by a judgment of the Constitutional Court, which has led to a tightening of conditions for access to widowhood pensions in regions such as Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Navarra.

In Catalonia, specifically, to collect widow's pension had to prove only a coexistence of two years for any means of legally admissible evidence or by notarial deed. * Mentioned the Constitutional Court, the two years required become five, also required to have been listed in the register of partners, at least for two years. Registry stable couples who now wants government is created to ensure equal legal, economic and social services to various forms of family conditions.

The organization, operation and advertising Registry stable partners will be regulated by regulatory provision, to approve within four months from the validation of Decree law by the Parliament of Catalonia.

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