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South Australia - Legislation

Family Relationships Act 1975 (1976 - )

Principal Act

The Family Relationships Act 1975 (Act No.115/1975) was passed on 4 December 1975 and commenced 29 January 1976. Its long title is 'An Act to abolish the legal consequences of illegitimacy under the law of this State; to invest courts of this State with power to make judgments declaratory of certain relationships; and for other purposes'.


Amended by Act No.102/1984,
Act No.66/1986,

Act No.2/1988, Act No.43/2006, Act No.22/2011, Act No.27/2011, Act No.22/2012.

Sources used to compile this entry:

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Christine Moje