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CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS ACT 2011

- As at 7 April 2017
- Act 46 of 2011

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS

           Division 1 - General

   4.      Civil partnerships—general

           Division 2 - Eligibility

   5.      Eligibility criteria

           Division 3 - Entering into civil partnerships

   6.      How civil partnership is entered into
   7.      Application for registration
   8.      Cooling-off period—application for registration
   9.      Decision on application
   10.     (Repealed)
   11.     (Repealed)
   12.     (Repealed)
   13.     When civil partnership has effect

           Division 4 - Termination

   14.     How civil partnership is terminated
   15.     Application for termination
   16.     Service of termination application
   17.     Termination application period and withdrawal of termination application
   18.     Decision on termination application
   19.     When termination of civil partnership takes effect

   PART 3 - CIVIL PARTNERSHIP NOTARIES

           Division 1 - Registration

   20.     Registration of civil partnership notary
   20A.    Annual registration fee and annual return
   21.     Register of civil partnership notaries

           Division 2 - Cancellation

   22.     Application of div 2
   22A.    Registrar may seek further information
   23.     Show cause notice
   24.     Representations about show cause notice
   25.     Ending show cause process without further action
   26.     Cancellation of relevant authority

   PART 4 - NOTIFICATION AND REVIEW OF DECISIONS

   27.     Definition for pt 4
   28.     Reviewable decision notices
   29.     Applications for review

   PART 5 - MISCELLANEOUS

   30.     Void civil partnerships
   31.     Noncompliance with certain requirements
   32.     Ways in which termination application to be served
   33.     Civil partnerships under corresponding laws
   34.     Offences
   35.     Approved forms
   36.     Regulation-making power

   PART 6 - SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS FOR CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS AND OTHER LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 2012

   37.     Definitions for pt 6
   38.     Existing civil partnerships
   39.     Civil partnerships under corresponding laws
   40.     Existing applications under former s 7
   41.     Existing notices of intention under former s 10
   42.     Declaration under former s 11
   43.     Review of decisions made before commencement
   44.     Void civil partnerships
   45.     Noncompliance with particular requirements under former ss 10 and 11
   46.     References in Acts and documents to civil partnership

   PART 7 - SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS FOR RELATIONSHIPS (CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS) AND OTHER ACTS AMENDMENT ACT 2015

   47.     Definitions for pt 7
   48.     Existing registered relationships
   49.     Registered relationships under corresponding laws
   50.     Existing applications under former s 7
   51.     Review of particular decisions
   52.     References in Acts and documents
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2


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