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Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989, Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 and Family Law Act 1975 to provide the Magistrates Court of Western Australia constituted by a Family Law Magistrate of Western Australia with substantially the same jurisdiction and appeal structure in relation to family law and child support matters as the Federal Magistrates Court.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/12/05  
Second reading moved 07/12/05  
Second reading agreed to 01/03/06  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/03/06  
Third reading agreed to 01/03/06  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/03/06  
Second reading moved 01/03/06  
Second reading agreed to 30/03/06  
Third reading agreed to 30/03/06  
     
Assent 06/04/06 Act no.: 23 of 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 4820]
LUDWIG, Sen Joe

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House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
ROXON, Nicola, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes