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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019


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

Summary

Introduced with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019, the bill amends: the Family Law Act 1975 and Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to make consequential amendments to align these Acts with the operation of the newly created Federal Circuit and Family Court (FCFC); the proposed Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2019 to make an amendment consequential on the commencement of certain changes enacted by the Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2018; five Acts in relation to making rules of court; 132 Acts to make further consequential amendments; and various Acts to make amendments contingent on the commencement of nine Acts. Also provides for transitional arrangements in relation to the judges and personnel of the FCFC, court administration and appeals; and repeals the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/12/19  
Second reading moved 05/12/19  
Second reading debate 30/11/20  
Second reading debate 01/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/20  
Second reading moved 02/12/20  
Second reading debate 16/02/21  
Second reading debate 17/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 17/02/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/02/21 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 17/02/21  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 18/02/21 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/02/21  
Assent 01/03/21 Act no: 13 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet RC137]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes