[§572B-1] Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
"Agent" means the person or persons appointed as an agent or agents by the department of health pursuant to section 572-5.
"Civil union" means a union between two individuals established pursuant to this chapter.
"Partner" means an individual who is a party to a civil union established pursuant to this chapter. [L 2011, c 1, pt of §2]