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Status of reforms

Reform / Bill

Status

Associated Legislation

Hansard

South Australian Law Reform Audit Report, Discrimination on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation, Gender, Gender Identity and Intersex Status in South Australian Legislation

Bill - Statutes Amendment (Gender Identity and Equity) Bill 2016

Introduced into Parliament on 10 February 2016

Passed Parliament on 26 July 2016

Statutes Amendment (Gender Identity and Equity) Act 2016 - commenced on 8 September 2016

Acts Interpretation Act 1915

Correctional Services Act 1982

Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 2007

Domicile Act 1980

Equal Opportunity Act 1984

Evidence Act 1929

Family Relationships Act 1975

Guardianships of Infants Act 1940

Landlord and Tenant Act 1936

Settled Estates Act 1880

Sexual Reassignment Act 1988

Summary Offences 1953

Trustee Act 1936

Statutes Amendment (Gender Identity and Equity) Bill 2016

South Australian Law Reform Institute Report, Laws Regulating Sexual Reassignment and Registration of Sex and Gender; and

Legislative Review Committee of the South Australian Parliament, Inquiry into the Sexual Reassignment Repeal Bill 2014

Bill - Births, Deaths and Marriages (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill

Introduced in Parliament on
2 November 2016

Passed Parliament on 6 December 2016

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulations 2011

Sexual Reassignment Act 1988

Births, Deaths and Marriages (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill

South Australian Law Reform Institute Report, Rainbow Families: Equal Recognition of Relationships and Access to Existing Laws Relating to Parentage, Assisted Reproductive Treatment and Surrogacy

Bill – Relationships Register Bill 2016

Introduced into Parliament on 22 September 2016

Bill divided on 15 November 2016 into the Relationships Register (No 1) Bill and the Statutes Amendment (Surrogacy Eligibility) Bill

Relationships Register (No 1) Bill passed Parliament on 6 December 2016

Statutes Amendment (Surrogacy Eligibility) Bill amended in the Legislative Council on 7 December 2016

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996

Domestic Partners Property Act 1996

Equal Opportunity Act 1984

Family Relationships Act 1975

Wills Act 1936

Relationships Register Bill 2016

South Australian Law Reform Institute Report, Lawful Discrimination: Exceptions under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA) to Unlawful Discrimination on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Intersex Status

Report currently with the Government for review, analysis and implementation

Implementation of some recommendations have been addressed in the Statutes Amendment (Gender Identity and Equity) Act 2016 (see above)

Implementation of some recommendations are included in the Relationships Register Bill 2016 (see above)

Equal Opportunity Act 1984

Not applicable

SA Health - ART Act review

Independent Review in progress

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988

Not applicable

DECD - Review of the Adoption Act 1988 -

Independent Review complete

Bill - Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill 2016

Introduced into Parliament on 21 September 2016

Passed Parliament on 7 December 2016

Adoption Act 1988

Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill

Ministerial Statements

Media Releases

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