1.1.P.30 Parent

Definition

'Parent', when used in relation to a child:

  • who has been adopted - means an adoptive parent of the child.
  • born because of the carrying out of an artificial conception procedure - means a person who is a parent of the child under the Family Law Act 1975 section 60H.
  • born because of a surrogacy arrangement - includes a person who is a parent of the child under the Family Law Act 1975 section 60HB.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary

Family Law Act 1975 section 60H Children born as a result of artificial conception procedures, section 60HB Children born under surrogacy arrangements

Last reviewed: 8 May 2017