Family definition

Family means:
Family means spouse and children, as well as a person who is related to a public servant as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, half sister;
Family means a household consisting of one or more persons.

Examples of Family in a sentence

This Membership cannot be transferred to any third party individual or any of the Core Member’s Immediate Family Member.

Marcia Neave, Patricia Faulkner and Tony Nicholson, Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence (Report and Recommendations, Victorian Government, March 2016) 117.

Each of the CIBC Mutual Funds and CIBC Family of Portfolios (referred to as individually, a Fund, and collectively, the Funds) is a mutual fund trust organized under the laws of Ontario and governed by a declaration of trust (referred to as Declaration of Trust).

The terms and conditions of any existing Employee Assistance Program/Employee Family Assistance Program shall remain the responsibility of the respective Board and not the Trust maintaining current employer and employee co-share where they exist.

See Manitoba FLRC, Modernizing Our Family Law System, supra note 4.


More Definitions of Family

Family means all persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption, or any person living within the household on a permanent basis; and
Family means two or more individuals, one of whom is the head of a household, plus all other individuals regardless of blood or legal ties who live with and are considered a part of the family unit. Where two or more individuals occupy the same dwelling with no identifiable head of household, they shall be treated as one family for replacement housing purposes.
Family. ’ for this purpose shall mean self, spouse, dependent children and dependent parents
Family means a family member within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code, section 267(c)(4).
Family or “family member" means one or more of the following individuals residing in the same quarters as the employee at his/her post, or who would normally reside at the post except for the existence of circumstances cited in Section 262 warranting the grant of a separate maintenance allowance, but who does not receive from the Government an allowance similar to that granted to the employee and who is not deemed to be a dependent or a member of the family of another employee for the purpose of determining the amount of a similar allowance: (interim eff. 7/5/2009 TL:SR 711; final eff. 8/30/2009 TL:SR 715)
Family means with respect to an individual: (i) the individual; (ii) the individual's spouse and former spouses; (iii) any other natural person who is related to the individual or the individual's spouse within the second degree; and (iv) any other natural person who resides with such individual.
Family and “Families” means a household with one (1) or more persons, which may not exclude households with children.