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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 69Q

Presumption of paternity arising from cohabitation

                   If:

                     (a)  a child is born to a woman; and

                     (b)  at any time during the period beginning not earlier than 44 weeks and ending not less than 20 weeks before the birth, the woman cohabited with a man to whom she was not married;

the child is presumed to be a child of the man.



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