Queensland legislation impacted by the Civil Partnerships Act
21 February 2012
The Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (“the Act”) was passed by the
Queensland Parliament in late 2011. The Act allows a couple, regardless
of sex, to enter into a civil partnership, subject to eligibility
Importantly, the Act amends other areas of law including (but not
limited to) property law, taxation, personal injuries, guardianship
matters, succession law and the status of children. Access a summary the
amendments made to these areas of law as a result of the Act.
For more information on the Civil Partnership Act, the Society is
holding a professional development seminar on 13 March 2012 - In Focus:
Civil Partnership Skills for Family and Succession Lawyers.