AMSTERDAM, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The Dutch crown princess can marry whoever she wants without giving up her right to the throne, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Tuesday.
Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia, 17, is the heir apparent to King Willem-Alexander.
Rutte was responding to questions from parliament about whether Dutch law could some day prevent her ascending the throne if she were to marry a woman. Same-sex marriage has been legal in the Netherlands since 2001. (Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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