New Zealand Agreement to Contract Out of Property (Relationships) Act by Megadox

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									              AGREEMENT TO CONTRACT OUT OF THE
               PROPERTY (RELATIONSHIPS) ACT 1976

THIS AGREEMENT made this _____ day of ______________, _______ by and between:

                       ____________________ [insert name of Partner 1],
                        of ____________________ [address of Partner 1],
                             (hereinafter referred to as ‘Partner 1’)

                                                                          OF THE FIRST PART

                                             AND

                       ____________________ [insert name of Partner 2],
                        of ____________________ [address of Partner 2],
                             (hereinafter referred to as ‘Partner 2’)

                                                                      OF THE SECOND PART


The undersigned parties wish to set out in writing their respective separate property for the
purpose of contracting out of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (the ‘Act’).

1.     The parties are [choose appropriate option and delete the others: [husband and wife] OR
       [de facto partners, as defined by section 2 of the Act] OR [are contemplating
       entering into a marriage]       OR       [are contemplating entering into a de facto
       relationship as defined by section 2 of the Act].

2.     The parties are entering into this Agreement for the purpose of contracting out of the
       Act in terms of section 21 of the Act, other than on the death of one or both of the
       parties.

3.     Upon execution of this Agreement, [leave this part in if the parties have not yet entered
       into a marriage or de facto relationship, otherwise delete it: if the parties enter into a
       [marriage / de facto relationship as defined by section 2 of the Act],] the status,
       ownership, and division of their respective property to which this Agreement
       applies shall be as follows:

       (a)    The property listed in Schedule 1 attached hereto is owned solely by Partner
              1 at the date this Agreement is entered into, and must, after this Agreement
              takes effect, be dealt with as if it is Partner 1’s separate property within the
              meaning of the Act.

       (b)    The property listed in Schedule 2 attached 
								
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