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

 

 

 

 

 

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

( As read a third time )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Law Amendment Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

 

 

 

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—Consequences of failure to comply with orders and other obligations         3

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   3

Schedule 2—Financial agreements                                                                             33

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 33

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  43

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 43

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 43

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                     44

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                      46

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 47

Federal Magistrates Act 1999                                                                                 76

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             77

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

                I.C. HARRIS

           Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

31 August 2000

 

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 2000 .

2   Commencement

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

          (1A)  Items 31A and 117 of Schedule 3 commence on the day on which this Act 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.