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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Introduced with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018, the bill unifies the administrative structure of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, which will be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia comprised of Division 1 (which will be a continuation of the Family Court) and Division 2 (which will be a continuation of the Federal Circuit Court).

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/08/18  
Second reading moved 23/08/18  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (23/08/2018): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 15/04/2019
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (12/09/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 10 of 2018