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Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011

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2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011

 

 

(1)     Clause  2 , page 2 (table item  2 ), omit the table item, substitute:

2.  Schedule 1

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

[commencement of Schedule 1]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 17, page 7 (line 2), omit “If there is any inconsistency in”, substitute “In”.

[primary considerations]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 19, page 7 (lines 18 and 19), omit paragraph (3)(k), substitute:

                     (k)  if a family violence order applies, or has applied, to the child or a member of the child’s family—any relevant inferences that can be drawn from the order, taking into account the following:

                              (i)  the nature of the order;

                             (ii)  the circumstances in which the order was made;

                            (iii)  any evidence admitted in proceedings for the order;

                            (iv)  any findings made by the court in, or in proceedings for, the order;

                             (v)  any other relevant matter;

[family violence orders]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 22, page 9 (line 21), omit “if there is any inconsistency”.

[primary considerations]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 45, page 15 (line 9), omit “Subject to item 47, the”, substitute “The”.

[application of certain amendments]

(6)     Schedule 1, item 45, page 15 (line 11), omit “whether instituted before,”, substitute “instituted”.

[application of certain amendments]