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RELATIONSHIPS ACT 2008


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1.1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   3A.     Meaning of related by family  

   PART 2.1--PRELIMINARY

   4.      Purpose  
   5.      Definitions  

   PART 2.2--REGISTRATION OF A REGISTRABLE RELATIONSHIP

   6.      Application to register a registrable domestic relationship or registrable caring relationship  
   7.      Requirements of application for registration  
   8.      Registrar may require further information  
   9.      Withdrawal of application for registration  
   10.     Registration  
   11.     Revocation of registration  
   12.     Application for revocation of registration  
   13.     Service of revocation application and proof of service  
   14.     Withdrawal of revocation application  
   15.     Revocation of registration by Registrar  
   16.     Revocation of registration by court  

   PART 2.3--THE RELATIONSHIPS REGISTER

   17.     The Relationships Register  
   18.     Registrar's powers of inquiry  
   19.     Correction and amendment of Register  
   20.     Protection of privacy  
   21.     Search of Register  
   22.     Issue of certificate  
   23.     Access policies  
   24.     Access to Register  
   25.     Power to remit fees  
   26.     Registrar may collect other information  
   27.     Provision of additional services or information in relation to registrable relationships  

   PART 2.4--GENERAL POWER OF REVIEW

   28.     Review by VCAT  

   PART 2.5--GENERAL

   29.     False representation  
   30.     Unauthorised access to or interference with Register  
   31.     Falsification of certificate etc.  
   32.     Registrar to provide certain information to Minister  
   33.     Power to require and take statutory declarations  
   33A.    Definitions  
   33B.    General requirements—corresponding law  
   33C.    Corresponding law relationship taken to be registered domestic relationship  

   PART 3.1--PRELIMINARY

   34.     Purpose  

   PART 3.2--RELATIONSHIP AGREEMENTS

   35.     Definitions  
   35A.    Relationship agreements  
   36.     Agreements subject to law of contract  
   37.     Varying or setting aside agreements  
   38.     Effect of death of partner  

   PART 3.3--PROPERTY AND MAINTENANCE

   39.     Definitions  
   40.     Declaration of interests in property  
   41.     Application for adjustment or maintenance  
   42.     Eligibility for orders—unregistered domestic relationships  
   43.     Time limit for making applications  
   44.     Duty of court to end financial relationships  
   45.     Order for adjustment  
   46.     Adjournment of application—likelihood of significant change in circumstances  
   47.     Adjournment of application—proceedings in the Family Court  
   48.     Deferment of order  
   49.     Effect of death of party on application  
   50.     Effect of death of party on order  
   51.     Order for maintenance  
   52.     Interim maintenance  
   53.     Subsequent relationship or marriage  
   54.     Cessation of order  
   55.     Recovery of arrears  
   56.     Variation of order for periodic maintenance  
   57.     Other maintenance orders not to be varied  
   58.     Powers of a court  
   59.     Effect of relationship agreements  
   60.     Execution of instruments by order of a court  
   61.     Orders and injunctions in the absence of a party  
   62.     Variation and setting aside of orders  
   63.     Transactions to defeat claims  
   64.     Interests of other parties  
   65.     Courts having jurisdiction under this Part  
   66.     Transfer of proceedings—jurisdictional limit exceeded  
   67.     Transfer of proceedings—interests of justice  
   68.     Proceedings in more than one court  
   69.     Courts to act in aid of each other  
   70.     Enforcement of orders  

   PART 4.1--GENERAL

   71.     Regulations  

   PART 4.2--REPEALS, CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND TRANSITIONALS

   72.     Repeal of Part IX of the Property Law Act 1958  
   74.     Transitional provisions  
   74A.    Further transitional provision  
   74B.    Transitional provision—Relationships Amendment Act 2016  
   75.     Interim fees  
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