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

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to family law, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to family violence                                      3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   3

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             15

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                  17

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   17

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 17

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 17

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             26

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to family law, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2011 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 and 2

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, items 3 to 29

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 30

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, Part 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.