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FAMILY COURT ACT 1997 - SECT 205ZC

205ZC .         Right of de facto partner to maintenance — FLA s. 72

                A de facto partner is liable to maintain the other de facto partner, to the extent that the first-mentioned partner is reasonably able to do so, if, and only if, that other party is unable to support herself or himself adequately whether —

            (a)         by reason of having the care and control of a child of the de facto relationship who has not attained the age of 18 years; or

            (b)         by reason of age or physical or mental incapacity for appropriate gainful employment; or

            (c)         for any other adequate reason,

                having regard to any relevant matter referred to in section 205ZD.

        [Section 205ZC inserted: No. 25 of 2002 s. 47.]



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