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Family Law Amendment Act (No. 2) 1991

  • - C2004A04234
  • No longer in force
Act No. 159 of 1991 as made
An Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975
Date of Assent 25 Oct 1991
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159, 1991

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159 of 1991 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Family Law Act 1975

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159 of 1991 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 25 October 1991)
1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Family Law Amendment Act (No. 2) 1991.

(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Family Law Act 1975.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 9 October 1991
Senate on 16 October 1991)
*1*No. 53, 1975, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 63, 95 and 209, 1976; No. 102, 1977; No. 23, 1979; No. 2, 1982; Nos. 67 and 72, 1983; Nos. 63, 72 and 165, 1984; Nos. 65, 166 and 193, 1985; Nos. 76 and 168, 1986; Nos. 141 and 181, 1987; Nos. 8, 99 and 120, 1988; Nos. 124, 157 and 182, 1989; Nos. 115 and 138, 1990; and Nos. 37, 122 and 136, 1991.

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159 of 1991 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159 of 1991 - SECT 3
Maximum age for Judges

3. Section 23A of the Principal Act is repealed.

FAMILY LAW AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 159 of 1991 - SECT 4
Establishment of State Family Courts

4. Section 41 of the Principal act is amended by omitting from paragraph (4)(b) "65" and substituting "70".