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Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Bill 2007 [2008]

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986

1  Section 2 (after the definition of Council )

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

2  Subsection 37(1) (definition of spouse )

Omit all words after “includes”, substitute “a de facto partner”.

Aged Care Act 1997

3  Subsection 44-11(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of member of a couple )

Omit “marriage-like”, substitute “de facto”.

4  Subparagraph 44-11(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “; and”, substitute “; or”.

5  After subparagraph 44-11(2)(a)(ii)

Insert:

                            (iii)  has a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour with respect to the young person; and

6  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997

7  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of associate )

Omit “de facto spouse”, substitute “de facto partner”.

8  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Bankruptcy Act 1966

9  Section 5 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

10  Section 5

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto spouse.

11  Section 5

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

12  Section 5

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959

13  Section 5

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

14  Section 5

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto spouse.

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Corporations Act 2001

15  Section 9 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

16  Section 9

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto spouse.

Defence Act 1903

17  Section 4

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

dependant , in relation to a member, includes any de facto partner of the member and any child of the member.

Defence Force (Homes Loans Assistance) Act 1990

18  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

19  Section 3 (definition of spouse )

Omit all words after “includes”, substitute “a de facto partner”.

20  Section 3

Insert:

stepchild , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

21  Section 3 (definition of widow )

Omit all words after “includes”, substitute “a de facto partner”.

22  Section 3 (definition of widower )

Omit all words after “includes”, substitute “a de facto partner”.

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

23  Section 3

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

24  Section 3

Insert:

stepchild , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

25  Section 6A

Repeal the section, substitute:

6A   Marital relationship

                   For the purposes of this Act, a person had a marital relationship with another person at a particular time if, at that time, the person was in a de facto relationship with that other person.

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967

26  Section 4

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

27  Section 4

Insert:

member of the family , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner of that person.

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

28  Section 5

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

Family Law Act 1975

29  After subsection 60H(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  If:

                     (a)  a child is born to a woman as a result of the carrying out of an artificial conception procedure while the woman was in a de facto relationship with another woman (the de facto partner); and

                     (b)  either of the following apply:

                              (i)  the procedure was carried out with the de facto partner’s consent; or

                             (ii)  under a prescribed law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory, the child is a child of the woman and the de facto partner;

then, whether or not the child is biologically a child of either the woman or the de facto partner, the child is their child for the purposes of the Act.

30  Subsection 60H(6)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998

31  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

32  Section 4

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975

33  Section 5

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

34  Section 4

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulations 1989

35  Regulation 2

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

36  Regulation 2 (definition of spouse )

Omit all words after “includes”, substitute “a de facto partner”.

Foreign States Immunities Act 1985

37  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007.

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

38  Section 3

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Governor-General Act 1974

39  Subsection 2A(2)

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

40  Subsections 2B(2), (3), (4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (2)  For the purposes of this Act, a person had a marital relationship with a deceased person at a particular time if the person had a de facto relationship with that person at that time.

Health Insurance Act 1973

41  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

42  Subsection 10AA(7) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of dependent child )

Add:

                    (aa)  a child with respect to whom the person has a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour; or

43  Subsection 10AA(7) (paragraph (a) of the definition of spouse )

Omit “spouse”, substitute “partner”.

Higher Education Funding Act 1988

44  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

45  Section 3

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Higher Education Support Act 2003

46  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

47  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

48  Section 995-1

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

49  Section 995-1 (definition of legally responsible )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

legally responsible for a child means:

                     (a)  legally responsible (whether alone or jointly with someone else) for the day-to-day care, welfare and development of the child; or

                     (b)  legally responsible for a child as a result of a parenting order made (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in favour of the person legally responsible for the child.

50  Section 995-1 (definition of spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

51  Section 995-1

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Insurance Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1991

52  Section 4

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

53  Section 4

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963

54  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

dependent relatives of a person include the spouse of the person and any children in relation to whom the person has parental responsibility.

55  Section 3

Insert:

parental responsibility has the meaning given in section 61B of the Family Law Act 1975 .

56  Section 3

Insert:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968

57  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

58  After paragraph 4AA(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in relation to the child has been made in favour of the Judge or deceased Judge; or

59  Section 4AB

Repeal the section, substitute:

4AB   Marital relationship

                   For the purposes of this Act, a person had a marital relationship with another person at a particular time if the person was married to that person or had a de facto relationship with that person at that time.

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984

60  After section 2A

Insert:

2B   Definitions

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Life Insurance Act 1995

61  Schedule

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

62  Schedule (definition of spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002

63  Section 4

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

64  Section 4 (at the end of the definition of spouse )

Add “or the person’s de facto partner”.

65  Section 4 (definition of widow )

Omit “the woman who was”.

66  Section 4 (definition of widower )

Omit “the man who was”.

Migration Regulations 1994

67  Subparagraph (2)(a)(i) of Regulation 1.15A

Repeal the subparagraph.

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

68  Section 5

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

69  Section 5 (definition of partner )

Omit “of the opposite sex to the member”.

70  Section 5 (paragraph (c) of the definition of partner)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the person is the de facto partner of the member.

71  Section 5

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

72  Section 15

Omit “step-father or step-mother” (wherever occurring), substitute “or step-parent”.

73  Section 15

Omit “step-son or step-daughter” (wherever occurring), substitute “or step-child”.

Military Superannuation and Benefits Trust Deed

74  Rule 2 of Part 1 of Schedule

Insert:

de facto relationship

75  Rule 2 of Part 1 of Schedule

step-child

step-parent

76  Part 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

77  Part 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

78  Part 1A of Schedule 1

Repeal the Part, substitute:

Part 1A Marital relationship

           1A.  For the purposes of this Act, a person had a marital relationship with another person at a particular time if the person was married to that person or had a de facto relationship with that person at that time.

79  Paragraph 12 of Part 5 of Schedule 1

Repeal the paragraph.

National Health Act 1953

80  Section 4 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

81  Subsection 84B(4) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of dependent child )

Insert:

                    (aa)  a child in relation to whom a parenting order has been made (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in favour of the person; or

82  Subsection 84B(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of spouse )

Omit “de facto spouse”, substitute “de facto partner”.

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

83  Section 4

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

84  Section 4B

Repeal the section, substitute:

4B   Marital relationship

                   For the purposes of this Act, a person had a marital relationship with another person at a particular time if the person was married to that person or had a de facto relationship with that person at that time.

Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990

85  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

86  Section 3 (definition of spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Passenger Movement Charge Collection Act 1978

87  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

88  Section 3 (definition of spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

89  Section 3

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Pooled Development Funds Act 1992

90  Section 4 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

91  Section 338

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2006/14: Members of Parliament—Travelling Allowance

92  Clause 1.4

Insert:

                   (ba)   ‘ de facto partner’ has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

                   (bb)  ‘de facto relationship’ has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

                   (bc)  ‘spouse’, in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2006/18: Members of Parliament—Entitlements

93  Clause 2.8

Insert:

de facto partner ’ has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship ’ has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

94  Clause 2.8

Insert:

spouse ’, in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997

95  Section 16

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

96  Section 16

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

97  Subsection 20(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

98  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

99  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of dependant )

Omit “step-father, step-mother”, substitute “step-parent”.

100  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of dependant )

Omit “step-son, step-daughter”, substitute “step-child”.

101  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of spouse )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to an employee or a deceased employee—a person who is the employee’s de facto partner or a person who was, immediately before the death of the employee, the employee’s de facto partner.

102  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

103  Subparagraph 19(12)(a)(i)

Omit “step-father, step-mother”, substitute “step-parent”.

104  Subparagraph 19(12)(a)(i)

Omit “step-son, step-daughter”, substitute “step-child”.

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992

105  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .            

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

106  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of dependant )

Omit “step-father, step-mother”, substitute “step-parent”.

107  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of dependant )

Omit “step-son, step-daughter”, substitute “step-child”.

108  Section 3 (at the end of paragraph (c) of the definition of dependant )

Add “or”.

109  Section 3 (after paragraph (c) of the definition of dependant )

Insert:

                     (d)  who is a child with respect to whom the employee has a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour; or

110  Section 3 (subparagraph (i) of the definition of prescribed person )

Omit “step-father, step-mother”, substitute “step-parent”.

111  Section 3 (subparagraph (ii) of the definition of prescribed person )

Omit “step-son, step-daughter”, substitute “step-child”.

112  Section 3 (after subparagraph (iii) of the definition of prescribed person )

Add:

                            (iv)  who is a child with respect to whom the employee has a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour.

113  Section 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of spouse )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to an employee or a deceased employee—a person who is the employee’s de facto partner or a person who was, immediately before the death of the employee, the employee’s de facto partner.

114  Section 3

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Social Security Act 1991

115  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .            

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

116  Paragraph 4(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the person is the de facto partner of another person.

117  Subsections 4(3) and 4(3A)

Repeal the subsections.

118  After paragraph 5(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the young person is a young person with respect to whom the adult has a parenting order (under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour; or

119  After subsection 5(4)

Insert:

        5(4A)  Subject to subsections (5) to (8), a young person is a dependent child of another person if, at the relevant time, the other person has a parenting order (made under the Family Law Act 1975 ) in their favour with respect to the young person.

120  Section 23 (definition of widow )

Omit “man”, substitute “person”.

121  Section 1067C

Omit “marriage-like relationship” (wherever occurring), substitute “de facto relationship”.

122  Subparagraph 1067C(1)(b)(i)

Omit “of the opposite sex”.

123  Subparagraph 1067C(2)(b)(i)

Omit “of the opposite sex”.

124  Subsection 1067C(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Superannuation Act 1976

125  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

126  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

127  Subsection 8A(1)

Omit all words after “if the person”, substitute “was legally married to that other person or was in a de facto relationship with that other person”.

128  Subsections 8A(2) to (5)

Repeal the subsections.

Superannuation Act 1990

129  Section 3

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

130  Section 3

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

131  Rule 1.1.1. of Part 1 of The Schedule (paragraph (c) of the definition of spouse )

Omit all words after “before the person’s death,”, substitute “had been in a de facto relationship with the person”.

132  Rule 1.1.1. of Part 1 of The Schedule (paragraph (d) of the definition of spouse )

Omit “had ordinarily lived with the person as the person’s husband or wife, as the case may be, on a permanent and bona fide domestic basis”, substitute “had been in a de facto relationship with the person”.

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993

133  Subsection 10(1)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .            

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

134  Subsection 10(1) (definition of spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

spouse , in relation to a person, includes a de facto partner.

135  Subsection 10(1)

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

136  Subsection 5E(1)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .            

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

137  Subsection 5E(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of non-illness separated spouse )

After “another person”, insert “, or in a de facto relationship with another person,”.

138  Subsection 5E(1) (definition of war widow )

Omit “a woman”, substitute “a person”.

139  Subsection 5E(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of war widow )

After “married to,”, insert “or was in a de facto relationship with,”.

140  Subsection 5E(1) (definition of war widower )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

war widower has the same meaning as war widow.

141  Subsection 5E(1) (definition of widow )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

widow means:

                     (a)  a person who was a member of a couple with another person, immediately before that person died; or

                     (b)  a person who was legally married to another person, but living separately and apart from that other person on a permanent basis, immediately before that person died.

142  Subsection 5E(1) (definition of widower )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

widower has the same meaning as widow.

143  Paragraph 5E(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the person is in a de facto relationship with another person.

144  Subsection 5E(3)

Repeal the subsection.

145  After paragraph 10(1)(b)

Add:

               ; or (c)  any other child in relation to whom a parenting order (made under the Family Law Act 1975 ) has been made in favour of the veteran.

146  After subparagraph 10(2)(a)(ii)

Insert:

                     ; or (iii)  any other child in relation to whom a parenting order (made under the Family Law Act 1975 ) has been made in favour of the veteran; or

147  After subparagraph 10(2)(b)(ii)

Insert:

                     ; or (iii)  any other child in relation to whom a parenting order (made under the Family Law Act 1975 ) had been made in favour of the veteran before the death of the veteran;

148  Section 11A

Repeal the section, substitute:

11A   Marriage-like relationships

                   A relationship is a marriage-like relationship for the purposes of this Act if it is a de facto relationship.

Workplace Relations Act 1996

149  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

de facto partner has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

de facto relationship has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

150  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

step-child , in relation to a person, means any child with respect to whom the person is a step-parent.

step-parent has the meaning given in section 4 of the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Act 2007 .

151  Section 240 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

152  Section 240 (definition of spouse )

Omit “de facto spouse” (wherever occurring), substitute “de facto partner”.

153  Section 263 (definition of de facto spouse )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

de facto spouse has the same meaning as de facto partner.

154  Section 263 (definition of spouse )

Omit “de facto spouse” (wherever occurring), substitute “de facto partner”.

155  Subsection 282(1)

Omit “a male” (wherever occurring), substitute “an”.

156  Subsection 282(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.