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Family Law Amendment (Western Australia De Facto Superannuation Splitting and Bankruptcy) Bill 2020


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Family Law Amendment (Western Australia De Facto Superannuation Splitting and Bankruptcy) Bill 2019



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends: the Family Law Act 1975 and Bankruptcy Act 1966 to: give effect to a referral of power from Western Australia to the Commonwealth in respect of superannuation matters in family law proceedings for separating de facto couples in Western Australia; extend federal bankruptcy jurisdiction to the Family Court of Western Australia to hear bankruptcy proceedings concurrently with family law proceedings; and provide for transitional arrangements; and 21 Acts to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/11/19  
Second reading moved 27/11/19  
Second reading debate 09/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 09/11/20  
Consideration in detail debate 09/11/20 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 09/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/11/20  
Second reading moved 11/11/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet TM105]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes