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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019

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2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019

 

 

(1)     Clause 9, page 18 (lines 25 to 27), omit subclause (3), substitute:

             (3)  At least 25 Judges are to hold office in accordance with this Act.

             (4)  In working out whether at least 25 Judges hold office:

                     (a)  include the Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice; and

                     (b)  do not include a Judge who is also a judge of the Family Court of Western Australia.

[minimum number of Judges]

(2)     Clause 76, page 73 (line 32), omit “2 years”, substitute “18 months”.

[commencement of amendments relating to making Rules of Court]

(3)     Clause 217, page 175 (line 20), omit “2 years”, substitute “18 months”.

[commencement of amendments relating to making Rules of Court]