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Family Law Amendment (Risk Screening Protections) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Family Law Amendment (Risk Screening Protections) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   3

Part 2—Contingent amendments                                                                           10

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 10

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Family Law Amendment (Risk Screening Protections) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.