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Family Law Amendment Bill 2004


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

Summary

Amends the Family Law Act 1975 in relation to: interaction of bankruptcy and family law; enforcement of court orders; replacement of certain outdated terms (including introduction of the term “divorce”); recovery of child maintenance paid by a person found not to be a parent; the court’s power in relation to vexatious litigants; clarification of the rule-making power of the Family Court; and technical amendments.

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 01/04/04  
Second reading moved 01/04/04  
Lapsed at dissolution 31/08/04  
     

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