3. Interpretation

    (1) A reference in this Act to a married woman includes a reference to a woman who is living with a man as his de facto partner.

    (2) A reference (however expressed) in this Act to the husband or wife of a person

    (a) is, in a case where the person is in a de facto relationship with a person of the opposite sex, a reference to the person's de facto partner; and

    (b) does not, in that case, include a reference to the spouse (if any) to whom the person is actually married.

    (3) In this Act

    }artificial fertilisation procedure~ has the meaning given by the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991.

    [Section 3 amended by No. 3 of 2002 s. 24.]



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