Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Agency: Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46

Table of Reprints

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
23 February 2012 2011 Act No. 46
02 April 2012

remaining provs commenced

27 June 2012 2012 Act No. 12
28 June 2013

prov exp 27 June 2013

23 September 2013 01 April 2016 2013 Act No. 39
22 March 2016 02 November 2018 2015 Act No. 33

revised version

List of Legislation

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46 (prev Relationships Act 2011; orig Civil Partnerships Act 2011)

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 1 hdg, s 3, pts 2, 4–5, 6 (other than s 45 to the extent it ins s 25B (3)–(4) of the Births, Deaths And Marriages Registration Act 2003), sch 1 (other than items 2–3), sch 2 commenced 23 February 2012 (2012 SL No. 15)

remaining provisions commenced 2 April 2012 (2012 SL No. 15)

Amending legislation

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46 ss 1–2, pt 6 div 1

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 23 February 2012 (2012 SL No. 15)

Civil Partnerships and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 12 pts 1–2

date of assent 27 June 2012

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Relationships (Civil Partnerships) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2015 No. 33

date of assent 17 December 2015

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pts 1–6, s 52 sch 1comm 22 March 2016 (2016 SL No. 14)

Civil Partnerships Act 2011

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Introduced: 25 October 2011 PDF icon Bill (Introduction)

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Assent: 06 December 2011 PDF icon Act 2011, No. 46

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