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Family Law Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 4)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2010L02823
  • No longer in force
SLI 2010 No. 255 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law Regulations 1984 to provide for recognition of parentage orders made under the Surrogacy Act 2010 (Qld) for children born under surrogacy arrangements and to make other amendments consequential on the renumbering of the Status of Children Act 1978 (Qld). Also to prescribe de facto relationships registered under the Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW) for the purposes of particular provisions of the Family Law Act 1975, including the meaning given to the term ‘de facto relationship’.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 28 Oct 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Nov-2010
Tabled Senate15-Nov-2010
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Family Law Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 4)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 255

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Family Law Act 1975.

Dated 27 October 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ROBERT McCLELLAND


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Family Law Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 4).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984

                Schedule 1 amends the Family Law Regulations 1984.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Regulation 12BC, table

substitute

Item

Law

Kind of relationship

1

Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW)

A registered relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act

2

Relationships Act 2008 (Vic)

A registered domestic relationship as defined in section 3 of that Act

3

Relationships Act 2003 (Tas)

A significant relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act

4

Civil Partnerships Act 2008 (ACT)

A relationship as a couple between 2 adult persons who meet the eligibility criteria in section 6 of that Act for entry into a civil partnership

[2]           Regulation 12C, table, item 3

omit

14A, 15, 16 and 17

insert

17, 18, 19, 19C, 19D and 19E

[3]           Regulation 12CA, table, item 2

omit

18AB

insert

23

[4]           Regulation 12CAA

substitute

12CAA   Children born under surrogacy arrangements — prescribed laws

                For subsection 60HB (1) of the Act, the laws mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Law

1

Status of Children Act 1974 (Vic), section 22

2

Surrogacy Act 2010 (Qld), section 22

3

Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA), section 21

4

Parentage Act 2004 (ACT), section 26

[5]           Regulation 15AB, table

substitute

Item

Law

1

Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW)

2

Relationships Act 2008 (Vic)

3

Relationships Act 2003 (Tas)

4

Civil Partnerships Act 2008 (ACT)


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.