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Family Law (Self-Assessment) Bill 2019


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
HANSON, Sen Pauline

Summary

Requires separating couples to self-assess and narrow their family law disputes promptly within a defined statutory time frame.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/19  
Second reading moved 12/09/19  
Second reading debate 16/09/19  
     

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
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (18/09/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 6 of 2019