The equal marriage proposal, debated by Jersey States today, has just been accepted.
All four parts of the proposal were overwhelmingly passed.
The same-sex marriage part received 37 votes for and 4 votes against, with one member abstaining.
It has also been agreed to be able to automatically pass parental responsibility on to fathers who are unmarried but are on a child's birth certificate.
Divorce law will also change; couples must go through mediation, where appropriate, before a divorce is granted.
The draft legislation, which will detail all the above laws, must be presented to the States Assembly no later than January 2017.
Gary Burgess' thoughts on Jersey States' approval of equal marriage - without the 'tolerance clause'.
The States voted to pass the new marriage laws last night, 42 pour - 1 contre.
Politicians have voted to reject a clause in equal marriage law, which would have allowed traders to refuse to serve same-sex couples.