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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 6

Meaning of “relative”

6 Meaning of “relative”

For the purposes of this Act, a person is a
"relative" of another person (the
"other person" ):

(a) if the person is:
(i) a father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, step-father, step-mother, father-in-law or mother-in-law, or
(ii) a son, daughter, grandson, grand-daughter, step-son, step-daughter, son-in-law or daughter-in-law, or
(iii) a brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, step-brother, step-sister, brother-in-law or sister-in-law, or
(iv) an uncle, aunt, uncle-in-law or aunt-in-law, or
(v) a nephew or niece, or
(vi) a cousin,
of the other person, or
(b) where the person has a de facto partner (the
"person’s partner" )-if the other person is:
(i) a father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, step-father or step-mother, or
(ii) a son, daughter, grandson, grand-daughter, step-son or step-daughter, or
(iii) a brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, step-brother or step-sister, or
(iv) an uncle or aunt, or
(v) a nephew or niece, or
(vi) a cousin,
of the person’s partner.



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