A person (the partner ) who is the spouse or de facto partner of an applicant for approval as a family sponsor in relation to the parent sponsor class meets the partner requirements if:
(a) the partner is not a parent sponsor; and
(b) in the case where the partner has previously been a parent sponsor--either:
(i) the partner has not failed to satisfy a sponsorship obligation under Subdivision 2.19.2 (which deals with the sponsorship obligations of approved family sponsors etc.); or
(ii) it is reasonable to disregard any such failure.