12 Meaning of family relationship: general

For the purposes of this Act, a person (A) is in a family relationship with another person (B) if A—


is a spouse or partner of B; or


is a family member of B; or


ordinarily shares a household with B (see also section 13); or


has a close personal relationship with B (see also section 14).

Compare: 1995 No 86 s 4(1)