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Access to Justice (Family Court Restructure and Other Measures) Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends: the Family Law Act 1975 to restructure the Family Court of Australia by creating the Appellate and Superior Division and the General Division; the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 to: remove family law from the jurisdiction of the court; and transfer a number of procedural processes from the court to the General Division of the Family Court; 16 Acts consequent on the restructure of the Family Court; and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to enable regulations to be made to impose fees on certain agencies to be imposed at any stage in proceedings. Also makes transitional arrangements.

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 24/06/10  
Second reading moved 24/06/10  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  
     

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 (24/06/2010): Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (23/07/2010)