SUPERANNUATION INDUSTRY (SUPERVISION) ACT 1993

PART 1 - PRELIMINARY  

Division 2 - Interpretation  

SECTION 10A   INTERDEPENDENCY RELATIONSHIP  

10A(1)   [Requirements]  

Subject to subsection (3), for the purposes of this Act, 2 persons (whether or not related by family) have an interdependency relationship if:


(a) they have a close personal relationship; and


(b) they live together; and


(c) one or each of them provides the other with financial support; and


(d) one or each of them provides the other with domestic support and personal care.

10A(2)   [Disability]  

Subject to subsection (3), for the purposes of this Act, if:


(a) 2 persons (whether or not related by family) satisfy the requirement of paragraph (1)(a); and


(b) they do not satisfy the other requirements of an interdependency relationship under subsection (1); and


(c) the reason they do not satisfy the other requirements is that either or both of them suffer from a physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability;

they have an interdependency relationship .

10A(3)   [Regulations]  

The regulations may specify:


(a) matters that are, or are not, to be taken into account in determining under subsection (1) or (2) whether 2 persons have an interdependency relationship ; and


(b) circumstances in which 2 persons have, or do not have, an interdependency relationship .




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