LNP may repeal same-sex union laws

QUEENSLAND'S Liberal National Party may repeal laws that allow same-sex civil unions in the state if it wins government next year.

The Civil Partnerships Bill passed parliament on Wednesday night, 47 votes to 40, with all 31 LNP MPs voting as a block against it.

The opposition has called the bill a vote-grabbing political stunt and says it was rushed through in the last sitting week of the year, and possibly the last before the state election.

"We'll look at the repeal of it, but it may not be possible," Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls told the ABC today.

"It may be that people have altered their circumstances, or are in train to change their circumstances, as a result of that legislation."


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