That the Standing Committee on Social Issues inquire into, and report on:
§ the rights and obligations of persons in interdependent personal
relationships other than those defined in the De Facto Relationships Act, 1984;
§ the extension of those rights and obligations as proposed in the De Facto
Relationships Amendment Bill, 1998 introduced into the Legislative Council on
24 June 1998.
These Terms of Reference were referred on 15 October 1998 by the Hon Jeff Shaw
QC MLC, Attorney General, and again in May 1999 following the reconstitution of
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.