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Family Law Amendment Bill 2000
SC Family Law Amdmt Bill (No. 1) 1999

1998-99

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Law Amendment Bill 1999

 

No.      , 1999

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975 and other Acts, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Sanctions for failure to comply with orders and other obligations                 3

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   3

Schedule 2—Financial agreements                                                                             30

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 30

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  38

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                     38

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                      39

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 39

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975 and other Acts, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Family Law Amendment Act 1999 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences 28 days after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Item 41 of Schedule 3 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of section 26 of the Family Court of Australia (Additional Jurisdiction and Exercise of Powers) Act 1988 .

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.