(1) Except as provided by this section, the Court shall only make an order for the adoption of a child in favour of a couple where the man and woman:
(a) are married to each other and have been so married for not less than 2 years; or
(b) have entered into a relationship that is recognised as a traditional Aboriginal marriage and has been so recognised for not less than 2 years,
on the date on which the order is made.
(2) The Court shall not make an order for adoption in favour of a man and woman jointly under subsection (1) where one of them is a parent of the child.