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Prohibited relationship

Two people are within a prohibited relationship as defined in section 5E(6) of the VEA if the person is:

(a) an ancestor or a descendant of the other person; or

(b) a brother, sister, half-brother or half-sister of the partner.


For this definition, an adopted child is taken to be a natural child but the tracing rule as described in 5Q(5) does not apply.



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