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These regulations prescribe the Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA) and specific relationships for the purposes of certain provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 and the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 31 Jul 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 02 Aug 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Family Law Amendment (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2017

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 27 July 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008                                              2

Family Law Regulations 1984                                                                                                            2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Family Law Amendment (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) the start of the day the Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA) commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

1 August 2017

(paragraph (b) applies)

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following:

                     (a)  the Acts Interpretation Act 1901;

                     (b)  the Family Law Act 1975.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008

1  At the end of regulation 3

Add:

                    ; (f)  Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA)—a relationship as a couple between 2 adults who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in section 5 of that Act for entry into a registered relationship.

Family Law Regulations 1984

2  Regulation 12BC (after table item 2A)

Insert:

 

2B

Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA)

A relationship as a couple between 2 adults who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in section 5 of that Act for entry into a registered relationship

3  Regulation 15AB (after table item 2A)

Insert:

 

2B

Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA)