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SLI 2008 No. 250 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)
These Regulations prescribe State and Territory relationship registers, and kinds of relationships registrable on those registers, for the purposes of the definition of 'registered relationship' in section 22B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 16 Jul 2010
Start Date 01 Jul 2010
End Date 26 Dec 2011
Date of repeal 13 Mar 2019
Repealed by Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2019

Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 250 as amended

made under the

This compilation was prepared on 1 July 2010
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2010 No. 149

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra


                        1     Name of Regulations [see Note 1]                                     3

                        2     Commencement [see Note 1]                                           3

                        3     Registered relationships                                                   3

Notes                                                                                                            4




1              Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

                These Regulations are the Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008.

2              Commencement [see Note 1]

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Registered relationships

                For section 22B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, the following laws and kinds of relationship are prescribed:

                (a)    Relationships Act 2008 (Vic) — a registered domestic relationship as defined in section 3 of that Act;

               (b)    Relationships Act 2003 (Tas) — a significant relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act;

                (c)    Civil Partnerships Act 2008 (ACT) — a relationship as a couple between 2 adults who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in section 6 of that Act for entry into a civil partnership;

               (d)    Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW) — a registered relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act.


Notes to the Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008

Note 1

The Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008 (in force under the Acts Interpretation Act 1901) as shown in this compilation comprise Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 250 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Year and

Date of FRLI registration

Date of

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

2008 No. 250

15 Dec 2008 (see F2008L04610)

16 Dec 2008


2009 No. 319

26 Nov 2009 (see F2009L04295)

1 Dec 2009

2010 No. 149

30 June 2010 (see F2010L01840)

1 July 2010 (see r. 2)

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

R. 3.........................................

am. 2009 No. 319; 2010 No. 149