Interpretation Act 1999

29B Meaning of step-parent, etc
  • For the purposes of an enactment, the relationship of step-parent, stepson, stepdaughter, or any other relationship described by a word containing the prefix step, may be established by civil union or by de facto relationship as well as by marriage.

    Section 29B: inserted, on 26 April 2005, by section 4 of the Interpretation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 13).