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These regulations prescribe the State and Territory laws, and the kinds of relationships which may be registered under those laws, for the purposes of the definition of a 'registered relationship' under section 2E of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 12 Mar 2019
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Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2019

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 07 March 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

5............ Registered relationships................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008                                              3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2019.

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 day after this instrument is registered.

13 March 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

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.

5  Registered relationships

                   For the purposes of section 2E of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, this section prescribes:

                     (a)  each law of a State or Territory mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table; and

                     (b)  the kind of relationship described in column 2 of that item by reference to that law.

 

Registered relationships

Item

Column 1

Law

Column 2

Kind of relationship

1

Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW)

A relationship that may be registered in accordance with Part 2 of that Act

2

Relationships Act 2008 (Vic.)

A registrable domestic relationship that may be registered in accordance with Part 2.2 of that Act

3

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (Qld)

A relationship that may be entered into in accordance with sections 4 and 5 of that Act

4

Relationships Register Act 2016 (SA)

A relationship that may be registered in accordance with Part 2 of that Act

5

Relationships Act 2003 (Tas.)

A significant relationship in relation to which a deed of relationship may be registered in accordance with Part 2 of that Act

6

Domestic Relationships Act 1994 (ACT)

A civil partnership that may be entered into in accordance with sections 37C and 37D of that Act

7

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1997 (ACT)

A civil union that must be registered under section 32A of that Act

 


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.