Pt 5 heading substituted by No 46 of 2011, s 3 and Sch 1 item 21, applicable on and after 27 December 2011, in relation to Acts enacted before, on or after 27 December 2011. For transitional regulations, see note under Part
heading. The heading formerly read:
(Repealed by No 46 of 2011)
S 22B repealed by No 46 of 2011, s 3 and Sch 1 item 48, applicable on and after 27 December 2011, in relation to Acts enacted before, on or after 27 December 2011. For transitional regulations, see note under Part
heading. For saving provisions, see note under s
S 22B formerly read:
SECTION 22B REGISTERED RELATIONSHIPS
For the purposes of paragraph
, a person is in a
with another person if the relationship between the persons is registered under a prescribed law of a State or Territory as a prescribed kind of relationship.
The Acts Interpretation (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2008 (SLI No 250 of 2008, Registered 15 December 2008 and commencing 16 December 2008) contains the following regulation:
3 Registered relationships
For section 22B of the
Acts Interpretation Act
1901, the following laws and kinds of relationship are prescribed:
Relationships Act 2008
a registered relationship that is registered under paragraph 10(3)(a) of that Act;
Relationships Act 2003
a significant relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act;
Civil Partnerships Act 2008
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.
S 22B inserted by No 134 of 2008, s 3 and Sch 2 item 1, effective 4 December 2008. See s
for further provision with regards to entitlements.