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A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, and for related purposes
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Table of contents.

2016‑2017‑2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Attorney‑General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedules.......................................................................................... 10

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia         11

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                  11

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                11

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                     42

Part 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                            69

Division 1—Application of amendments                                                              69

Division 2—Saving and transitional provisions: Family Law Act 1975 amendments       69

Division 3—Saving and transitional provisions: Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 amendments              71

Schedule 2—Further consequential amendments                                            72

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                          72

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                       74

Admiralty Act 1988                                                                                                   79

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                  80

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                  80

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                 80

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980                                        81

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                      81

Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Act 2012                     81

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                               81

Australian Energy Market Act 2004                                                                      84

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                84

Australian Jobs Act 2013                                                                                         86

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                               86

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                          86

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                  87

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006                                           88

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                88

Biosecurity Act 2015                                                                                                 91

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Broadcasting Reform) Act 2017       92

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             92

Budget Savings (Omnibus) Act 2016                                                                     92

Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016      92

Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010                                                93

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                    93

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                     96

Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011                                                                       100

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992         100

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992 102

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                      102

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                 102

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                 105

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                   106

Corporations Act 2001                                                                                           109

Court Security Act 2013                                                                                         111

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                       113

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                        113

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                    115

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                     115

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990                                           115

Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001                                                116

Designs Act 2003                                                                                                     116

Do Not Call Register Act 2006                                                                             118

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                        120

Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015                                                                      120

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                   121

Extradition Act 1988                                                                                              121

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                 124

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                               129

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009               129

Family Court of Western Australia (Orders of Registrars) Act 1997            131

Federal Proceedings (Costs) Act 1981                                                                131

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975                                                  133

Foreign Evidence Act 1994                                                                                   133

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                        135

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Authority Governance and Other Matters) Act 2018              135

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012                                  136

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010                                                                           136

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                   136

Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Act 2011                                          137

Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2017                                              137

Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012                                                                 137

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                          138

Independent Contractors Act 2006                                                                      138

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                      138

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                             139

Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979                                                            139

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                    139

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984 141

Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Act 2012               142

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                  143

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross‑vesting) Act 1987                                               144

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                        146

Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014               147

Marriage Act 1961                                                                                                  147

Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017         148

Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973                                 148

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                 148

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                             154

My Health Records Act 2012                                                                                 156

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967                                                                                       156

National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016                                                 156

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009                                               157

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                              158

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                   159

National Health Act 1953                                                                                      159

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                      159

National Measurement Act 1960                                                                          159

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018   160

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011             160

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                          162

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                             163

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989  165

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                              165

Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017                                                     167

Personal Property Securities Act 2009                                                               167

Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting Act 2017                                               171

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                          172

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                     173

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                  174

Product Emissions Standards Act 2017                                                              174

Product Stewardship Act 2011                                                                             175

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                    175

Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014                                        176

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990                                                            176

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                           177

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009                                              178

Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018                                                      178

Service and Execution of Process Act 1992                                                       179

Shipping Registration Act 1981                                                                           179

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                        179

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012                                      180

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                 180

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                       180

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                        182

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                 183

Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011                                                                    184

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                            184

Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010                                                                  186

VET Student Loans Act 2016                                                                                 186

Water Act 2007                                                                                                        187

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                       187

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                        187

Schedule 3—Consequential amendments to delegated legislation        190

Part 1—Fees                                                                                                                   190

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012                                                                    190

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                          196

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                    204

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Regulations 2017                     204

Australian Crime Commission Regulations 2002                                             204

Automotive Transformation Scheme Regulations 2010                                   205

Bankruptcy Regulations 1996                                                                              205

Designs Regulations 2004                                                                                     206

Extradition Regulations 1988                                                                              206

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009                               207

Fair Work Regulations 2009                                                                                 208

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009               209

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations 1986                      209

Family Law (Child Protection Convention) Regulations 2003                     209

Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008 210

Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Regulations 1998 212

Family Law Regulations 1984                                                                              214

Federal Court (Criminal Proceedings) Rules 2016                                          217

Federal Proceedings (Costs) Regulations 2018                                                217

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997              218

Jury Exemption Regulations 1987                                                                       218

Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015                     218

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Regulations 1988                             219

National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010                               220

Superannuation (CSS) Eligible Employees Regulations 1976                      220

Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Regulation 2012                                                    220

Schedule 4—Repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                221

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                            221

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                     221

Part 2—Saving and transitional provisions                                                    222

Schedule 5—Contingent amendments                                                                   225

Part 1—Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2018    225

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              225

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018                               226

Part 2—Enhancing Online Safety (Non‑consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Act 2018       228

Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015                                                                      228

Part 3—Export Control Act 2018                                                                       229

Export Control Act 2018                                                                                        229

Part 4—Export Legislation Amendment (Live‑stock) Act 2018        230

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997                                          230

Export Control Act 1982                                                                                        230

Part 5—Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Act 2018 231

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                 231

Part 6—Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Act 2018          232

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                 232

Part 7—Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross‑examination of Parties) Act 2018          233

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              233

Part 8—Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018      234

Division 1—Amendments commencing after the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                                                                    234

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              234

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018                               234

Division 2—Amendments required if this Act commences before the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                              235

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              235

Division 3—Amendments required if this Act commences after the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                                         235

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              235

Part 9—Family Law Amendment (Parenting Management Hearings) Act 2018               236

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                              236

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018                               240

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                   242

Part 10—Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018       243

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018                                    243

Part 11—Industrial Chemicals Act 2018                                                        245

Industrial Chemicals Act 2018                                                                             245

Part 12—Imported Food Control Amendment Act 2018                      246

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                         246

Part 13—Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                                                 247

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                            247

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                          247

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                      247

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                                                                                                     247

Part 14—Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018                248

Division 1—Amendments commencing after the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                                                                    248

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018                               248

Division 2—Amendments required if this Act commences before the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                              249

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                          249

Division 3—Amendments required if this Act commences after the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018                                                              249

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                          249

Part 15—Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Act 2018       250

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Act 2018    250

Part 16—Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018                                                                                                        251

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                          251

Part 17—Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2018         253

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018                               253

Part 18—Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018                                                254

Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018                                                                       254

Part 19—Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018          255

Space Activities Act 1998                                                                                      255

Part 20—Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Act 2018            256

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                              256

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999  256

Part 21—Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018                                    257

Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018                                                            257

Schedule 6—Amendments to the Federal Court Rules 2011                  258

Federal Court Rules 2011                                                                                     258

Schedule 7—Modifications to the standard Rules of Court for the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)                                                                          267

Schedule 8—Modifications to Rules of Court for the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)                                                                                                308

Part 1—Modifications of the Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001        308

Part 2—Modifications of the Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2016   336

Schedule 9—Amendments to the standard Rules of Court                     339

Family Law Rules 2004                                                                                          339

Schedule 10—Transitional provisions                                                                   352

Part 1—Introduction                                                                                                 352

Part 2—Continuity of the Family Court of Australia, and Judges and personnel of the Court  353

Part 3—Continuity of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and Judges and personnel of the Court 358

Part 4—Transitional arrangements for appeals                                             363

Division 1—Appeals or applications not made, but time for making appeal or application not expired       363

Division 2—Matters not substantively heard before 1 January 2019           365

Division 3—Matters substantively heard, in whole or in part, before 1 January 2019       370

Division 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                     373

Part 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                              376

 

 


A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018.

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.  Schedules 1 to 4

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

3.  Schedule 5, Part 1

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 6 to the Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2018.

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

 

4.  Schedule 5, Part 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Enhancing Online Safety (Non‑consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if Schedule 1 to the Enhancing Online Safety (Non‑consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Act 2018 commences before 1 January 2019.

 

5.  Schedule 5, Part 3

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Export Control Act 2018.

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

 

6.  Schedule 5, Part 4

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Export Legislation Amendment (Live‑stock) Act 2018.

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

 

7.  Schedule 5, Part 5

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Act 2018.

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

 

8.  Schedule 5, Part 6

Immediately after the commencement of item 3 of Schedule 4 to the Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Work Benefits) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if item 3 of Schedule 4 to the Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Work Benefits) Act 2018 commences before 1 January 2019.

 

9.  Schedule 5, Part 7

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross‑examination of Parties) Act 2018.

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

 

10.  Schedule 5, Part 8, Division 1

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018.

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

 

11.  Schedule 5, Part 8, Division 2

Immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018 commences before 1 January 2019.

 

12.  Schedule 5, Part 8, Division 3

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

13.  Schedule 5, Part 9

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Family Law Amendment (Parenting Management Hearings) Act 2018.

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

 

14.  Schedule 5, Part 10

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 2 of the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018.

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

 

15.  Schedule 5, Part 11

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2018.

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

 

16.  Schedule 5, Part 12

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 5 of Schedule 1 to the Imported Food Control Amendment Act 2018.

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

 

17.  Schedule 5, Part 13

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 8 of Schedule 2 to the Intellectual Property Law Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018.

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

 

18.  Schedule 5, Part 14, Division 1

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018.

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

 

19.  Schedule 5, Part 14, Division 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if Schedule 1 to the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018 commences before 1 January 2019.

 

20.  Schedule 5, Part 14, Division 3

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

21.  Schedule 5, Part 15

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Act 2018.

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

 

22.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 90

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

23.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 91

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

24.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 92

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

25.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 93

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

26.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 94

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

27.  Schedule 5, Part 16, item 95

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 16 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

28.  Schedule 5, Part 16, items 96 and 97

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.

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

 

29.  Schedule 5, Part 17

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2018.

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

 

30.  Schedule 5, Part 18

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018.

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

 

31.  Schedule 5, Part 19

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018.

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

 

32.  Schedule 5, Part 20

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 4 to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Act 2018.

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

 

33.  Schedule 5, Part 21

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2019; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 2 of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018.

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

 

34.  Schedules 6 to 10

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

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

             (1)  Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act (other than Schedules 7 and 8) 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 (other than Schedules 7 and 8) has effect according to its terms.

Note:          The provisions of a regulation or other instrument amended or inserted by this Act, and any other provisions of the regulation or instrument, may be amended or repealed by another instrument made under the relevant authority in the relevant Act (see subsection 13(5) of the Legislation Act 2003).

             (2)  Legislation that is specified in Schedules 7 and 8 to this Act is modified as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in those Schedules has effect according to its terms.

Note:          In Schedules 7 and 8, Rules of Court are modified in respect of their application to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, without amending their text.

Schedule 1Amendments relating to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

Part 1Amendments

Family Law Act 1975

1  Subsection 4(1)

Omit “, the standard Rules of Court and the related Federal Circuit Court Rules, unless the contrary intention appears”, substitute “and the applicable Rules of Court”.

2  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of administrative affairs;

                     (b)  definition of appeal;

                     (c)  definition of Appeal Division.

3  Subsection 4(1) (definition of applicable Rules of Court)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

applicable Rules of Court:

                     (a)  in relation to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia—means the Federal Court Rules; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—means the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules; and

                     (c)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—means the related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules; and

                     (d)  in relation to any other court—means the standard Rules of Court.

4  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Chief Executive Officer)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Chief Executive Officer means the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia.

5  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Chief Justice;

                     (b)  definition of complaint;

                     (c)  definition of complaint handler;

                     (d)  definition of corporate services.

6  Subsection 4(1) (at the end of the definition of court)

Add “, the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 or the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988”.

7  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Deputy Chief Justice)

Repeal the definition.

8  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules means the Rules of Court made under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

9  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Chief Executive Officer.

10  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Federal Court Rules means the Rules of Court made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to the extent that those Rules relate to the exercise of the Federal Court of Australia’s jurisdiction in the Family Law Appeal Division.

11  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Full Court;

                     (b)  definition of General Division;

                     (c)  definition of handle.

12  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Registrar)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Registrar means:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—a Registrar of the Court; or

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—a Registrar of the Court; or

                     (c)  in relation to any other court—the principal legal officer of the court or any other appropriate officer of the court.

13  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Registry Manager)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Registry Manager:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), means a Registry Manager of the Court; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), means a Registry Manager of the Court; and

                     (c)  in relation to any other court, means the principal officer of the court or any other appropriate officer or staff member of the court.

14  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules means the Rules of Court made under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 to the extent to which they relate to this Act.

15  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of related Federal Circuit Court Rules;

                     (b)  definition of relevant belief;

                     (c)  definition of split court.

16  Subsection 4(1) (definition of warrant issued under a provision of this Act)

Omit “standard Rules of Court or the related Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “applicable Rules of Court”.

17  Subsection 4(1A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1A)  In this Act and the applicable Rules of Court, a reference to a Family Court of a State is a reference to a court to which section 41 applies.

18  Subsections 4(2) and (2A)

Omit “, the standard Rules of Court or the related Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “or the applicable Rules of Court”.

19  Subsection 4(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  To avoid doubt, for all purposes:

                     (a)  jurisdiction under a provision of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 referring to this Act is taken to be jurisdiction under this Act; and

                     (b)  jurisdiction under section 101 of the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 and under section 106 of the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 is taken to be jurisdiction under this Act; and

                     (c)  jurisdiction under the applicable Rules of Court is taken to be jurisdiction under this Act; and

                     (d)  proceedings under the applicable Rules of Court are taken to be proceedings under this Act; and

                     (e)  an order (however described) made by a court under the applicable Rules of Court is taken to be an order made by the court under this Act.

20  Subsection 8(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  After the commencement of this Act, proceedings by way of a matrimonial cause shall not be instituted except under this Act.

21  Section 9

Repeal the section.

22  Paragraphs 10C(1)(c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (c)  a person who is authorised to act under section 247 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 as a family counsellor; or

23  Paragraphs 10G(1)(c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (c)  a person who is authorised to act under section 247 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 as a family dispute resolution practitioner; or

24  Section 10P

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

25  Section 11B (note)

Omit “See Division 1A of Part IVA of this Act”, substitute “See Part 1 of Chapter 5 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

26  Subsection 11C(1) (note 1)

Omit “subsection 38BD(3)”, substitute “subsection 247(3) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

27  Section 11D

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

28  Subparagraphs 11E(1)(e)(i) and (ia)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  if the court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia—a family consultant nominated by the Chief Executive Officer; or

29  Subparagraph 11E(1)(e)(iii)

Omit “, (ia)”.

30  Section 13G (heading)

Omit “Family Court and Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

31  Paragraphs 13G(1)(a), (b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                     (b)  a single judge of the Family Court of a State.

32  Subsection 13G(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

33  Section 13J (heading)

Omit “Family Court or Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

34  Paragraphs 13J(1)(a), (b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                     (b)  a single judge of the Family Court of a State.

35  Subsection 13J(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

36  Section 13K (heading)

Omit “Family Court and Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

37  Paragraphs 13K(1)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

38  Parts IV and IVA

Repeal the Parts.

39  Paragraph 39(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

40  Subsection 39(1A)

Repeal the subsection.

41  Subsection 39(5)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

42  Paragraph 39(5)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

43  Paragraph 39(5)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  proceedings are instituted under:

                              (i)  regulations made for the purposes of section 109, 110, 111, 111A or 111B; or

                             (ii)  regulations made for the purposes of paragraph 125(1)(f) or (g); or

                            (iii)  provisions of the applicable Rules of Court dealing with the attachment of money payable by the Commonwealth, a State, a Territory or the Government of a Territory, or an authority of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory; or

44  Subsections 39(5AA) and (5A)

Repeal the subsections.

45  Paragraph 39(6)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

46  Paragraph 39(6)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  proceedings are instituted under:

                              (i)  regulations made for the purposes of section 109, 110, 111, 111A or 111B; or

                             (ii)  regulations made for the purposes of paragraph 125(1)(f) or (g); or

                            (iii)  provisions of the applicable Rules of Court dealing with the attachment of money payable by the Commonwealth, a State, a Territory or the Government of a Territory, or an authority of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory; or

47  At the end of subsection 39(9)

Add “or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

48  Paragraphs 39A(1)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

49  Paragraphs 39B(1)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; and

50  Subsection 39B(1) (notes 1 and 2)

Repeal the notes, substitute:

Note 1:       The exercise of this jurisdiction by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia is subject to section 40.

51  Section 39G

Repeal the section, substitute:

39G  Jurisdiction in relation to transferred matters under other Commonwealth laws

                   If proceedings in relation to a matter arising under a law of the Commonwealth are transferred under this Act or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 to a court that has jurisdiction conferred on or invested in it by this Division, the jurisdiction so conferred on or invested in the court includes jurisdiction in relation to that matter.

52  Section 40 (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

53  Subsection 40(1)

Omit “Family Court under this Act”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia under this Act or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

54  Subsection 40(6)

Omit all the words after “have been instituted in”, substitute:

                   the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, may apply to:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for an order transferring the proceedings to the Court, and the Court may order accordingly; or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) for an order transferring the proceedings to the Court, and the Court may order accordingly.

55  Subsection 40(7)

Omit “standard Rules of Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules and the related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

56  Section 40A

Repeal the section.

57  Subsection 41(3)

Omit “, 46, 94 and 96”, substitute “, 46, 47A and 47B of this Act and subsection 24(2) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976”.

58  Subsection 41(5)

Omit “standard Rules of Court”, substitute “applicable Rules of Court”.

59  Subsection 43(1)

Omit “The Family Court shall, in the exercise of its jurisdiction under this Act, and any other court exercising jurisdiction under this Act shall”, substitute “A court exercising jurisdiction under this Act must”.

60  Subparagraph 44(1B)(a)(ii)

Omit “Family Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

61  Subparagraph 44(1B)(a)(iii)

Omit “Family Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

62  Subsection 45(1)

Omit “or are being continued in accordance with any of the provisions of section 9 and it appears to that court that other proceedings that have been so instituted or are being so continued”, substitute “and it appears to that court that other proceedings that have been so instituted”.

63  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “or are being continued in accordance with any of the provisions of section 9”.

64  Paragraphs 45(2)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the first‑mentioned court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and the other court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                     (b)  the first‑mentioned court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) and the other court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

65  Subsection 45(2) (notes 1 and 2)

Repeal the notes, substitute:

Note 1:       For transfers from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), see section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Note 2:       For transfers from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), see section 117 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

66  Subparagraphs 46(1)(a)(i) to (iii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                             (ii)  a Family Court of a State; or

                            (iii)  the Supreme Court of a State or Territory; and

67  Subparagraphs 46(1)(b)(i) to (iii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                             (ii)  a Family Court of a State; or

                            (iii)  the Supreme Court of a State or Territory.

68  Paragraphs 46(1C)(a) to (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                     (b)  a Family Court of a State; or

                     (c)  the Supreme Court of a State or Territory.

69  Paragraphs 46(2A)(c) to (e)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                     (d)  a Family Court of a State; or

                     (e)  the Supreme Court of a State or Territory.

70  Subsection 46(3A)

Omit “, or continued under section 9,”.

71  Paragraphs 46(3A)(a) to (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

                     (b)  a Family Court of a State;

                     (c)  the Supreme Court of a State or Territory;

72  At the end of Part V

Add:

Division 4Appeals

47A  Appeals from courts of summary jurisdiction

             (1)  Subject to section 47B, an appeal lies from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of a State or Territory exercising jurisdiction under:

                     (a)  this Act; or

                     (b)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                     (c)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988;

to:

                     (d)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                     (e)  the Supreme Court of that State or Territory.

             (2)  An appeal under subsection (1) must be instituted within:

                     (a)  in the case of an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1):

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1) Rules; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1) Rules; and

                     (b)  in the case of an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2):

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the related Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 2) Rules; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the related Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 2) Rules; and

                     (c)  in any other case:

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the standard Rules of Court; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the standard Rules of Court.

             (3)  The Supreme Court of each State is invested with federal jurisdiction, and jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court of each Territory, with respect to matters arising under this Act, in respect of which appeals are instituted under this section.

Note:          For jurisdiction in relation to child support legislation, see section 101 of the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 and section 106 of the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

             (4)  The Governor‑General may, by Proclamation, fix a date as the date on or after which appeals to the Supreme Court of a specified State or Territory under this section may not be instituted, and such a Proclamation may be expressed to apply only to proceedings of a specified class or specified classes.

             (5)  The court hearing an appeal under this section:

                     (a)  must proceed by way of a hearing de novo, but may receive as evidence any record of evidence given, including any affidavit filed or exhibit received, in the court of summary jurisdiction; and

                     (b)  must have regard to the evidence given in the proceedings out of which the appeal arose and has power to draw inferences of fact and, in its discretion, to receive further evidence upon questions of fact, which may be given:

                              (i)  by affidavit; or

                             (ii)  by oral examination before the court; or

                            (iii)  as provided for in Division 2 of Part XI; and

                     (c)  may make such decrees as the court considers appropriate, including a decree affirming, reversing or varying the decree the subject of the appeal.

47B  Leave to appeal needed for child support matters

             (1)  Leave of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) is required to appeal to the Court from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of a State or Territory exercising jurisdiction under:

                     (a)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                     (b)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

             (2)  Leave of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) is required to appeal to the Court from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of a State or Territory exercising jurisdiction under:

                     (a)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                     (b)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

             (3)  Leave of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory is required to appeal to the Court from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of that State or Territory exercising jurisdiction under:

                     (a)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                     (b)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

             (4)  An application for leave to appeal must be made within:

                     (a)  in the case of leave of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1):

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1) Rules; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1) Rules; and

                     (b)  in the case of leave of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2):

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the related Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 2) Rules; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the related Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 2) Rules; and

                     (c)  in any other case:

                              (i)  the time prescribed by the standard Rules of Court; or

                             (ii)  such further time as is allowed in accordance with the standard Rules of Court.

             (5)  The applicable Rules of Court may make provision for enabling applications for leave to be dealt with, subject to conditions prescribed by the Rules, without an oral hearing.

47C  Appeal may be dismissed if no reasonable prospect of success

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  an appeal has been instituted in a court under this Division; and

                     (b)  it appears to the court that the appeal has no reasonable prospect of success;

the court may, at any time, order that the proceedings on the appeal be dismissed.

             (2)  This section does not limit any powers that the court has apart from this section.

47D  Appeals to High Court may not be brought

             (1)  An appeal must not be brought directly to the High Court from a decree of the following courts exercising jurisdiction under this Act:

                     (a)  a court of summary jurisdiction of a State or Territory;

                     (b)  a Family Court of a State;

                     (c)  a Supreme Court of a State or Territory constituted by a single Judge.

Note:          In relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, see sections 37 and 122 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (2)  If, apart from this subsection, subsection (1) is to any extent inconsistent with section 73 of the Constitution, this Act has effect as if the words “, except by special leave of the High Court” were inserted after the words “this Act” in subsection (1).

47E  Regulations to be sole source of certain appellate jurisdiction

                   Despite the provisions of this Division, a court has appellate jurisdiction in relation to a matter arising under regulations made for the purposes of section 111C of the Family Law Act 1975 only as provided by those regulations.

73  Subsection 55(5) (paragraphs (d) and (e) of the definition of appeal)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (d)  a review by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) of the making, by the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of that Court, of:

                              (i)  the divorce order; or

                             (ii)  an order under section 55A in relation to the proceedings in which the divorce order was made; or

                            (iii)  an order determining an application under section 57 or 58 for rescission of the divorce order; or

                     (e)  a review by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) of the making, by the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of that Court, of:

                              (i)  the divorce order; or

                             (ii)  an order under section 55A in relation to the proceedings in which the divorce order was made; or

                            (iii)  an order determining an application under section 57 or 58 for rescission of the divorce order; or

74  Subsection 56(2)

Omit all the words after “certificate”, substitute:

                   that certifies that the divorce order has taken effect and is signed by:

                     (a)  if the court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; or

                     (b)  if the court is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Court; or

                     (c)  in relation to any other court—the Registrar of that court.

75  At the end of Part VI

Add:

60  No appeal after divorce order takes effect

                   An appeal does not lie from a divorce order after the order takes effect.

76  Subsection 60F(5) (definition of this Act)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

this Act includes the applicable Rules of Court.

77  Section 60G (heading)

Omit “Family Court may grant leave”, substitute “Leave may be granted”.

78  Subsection 60G(1)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

79  Subsection 60H(6) (definition of this Act)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

this Act includes the applicable Rules of Court.

80  Subsection 60HA(4) (definition of this Act)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

this Act includes the applicable Rules of Court.

81  Subsection 60HB(2) (definition of this Act)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

this Act includes the applicable Rules of Court.

82  Subsections 60I(2) to (5)

Repeal the subsections.

83  Subsection 60I(6) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Applications for a Part VII order

84  Paragraph 60J(1)(a)

Omit “subsections 60I(5) and (6)”, substitute “subsection 60I(6)”.

85  Subsection 64B(9) (definition of this Act)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

this Act includes the applicable Rules of Court.

86  Subsection 65D(3) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       The applicant may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for the application for the parenting order or for the proceedings under Subdivision E of Division 13A of Part VII, or both, to be transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2): see section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Note 2:       The applicant may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) for the application for the parenting order or for the proceedings under Subdivision E of Division 13A of Part VII, or both, to be transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1): see section 117 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

87  Subsection 67Z(2)

Omit “the prescribed form”, substitute “an approved form”.

88  Subsection 67Z(4)

Insert:

approved form means a form approved for the purposes of this section under the applicable Rules of Court.

89  Subsection 67Z(4)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of prescribed form;

                     (b)  definition of Registry Manager.

90  Paragraph 67ZA(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer; or

                    (aa)  a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                   (ab)  a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

91  Paragraph 67ZA(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

92  Subsection 67ZBA(2)

Omit “the prescribed form”, substitute “an approved form”.

93  Subsection 67ZBA(4)

Insert:

approved form means a form approved for the purposes of this section under the applicable Rules of Court.

94  Subsection 67ZBA(4)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of prescribed form;

                     (b)  definition of Registry Manager.

95  Paragraph 68P(3)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  if the court that last made or varied the family violence order was:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; or

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Court; or

                            (iii)  a court other than one mentioned in subparagraph (i) or (ii)—the Registrar, Principal Officer or other appropriate officer of the court that last made or varied the family violence order; and

96  Section 69H (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

69H  Jurisdiction of Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, State Family Courts and Northern Territory Supreme Court

97  Subsection 69H(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

98  After subsection 69H(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Court of Australia in relation to matters arising under this Part, and is to be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

99  Subsection 69H(4)

Repeal the subsection.

100  Paragraphs 69N(2)(a) to (d) and (3)(a) to (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                     (b)  the Family Court of a State; or

                     (c)  the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.

101  Subparagraphs 69N(5)(b)(i) to (iv)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                             (ii)  the Family Court of a State; or

                            (iii)  the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.

102  Paragraphs 69N(6)(a) to (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                     (b)  the Family Court of a State; or

                     (c)  the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.

103  Section 69ZO

Repeal the section, substitute:

69ZO  This Division also applies to proceedings in Chambers

                   The following persons, when hearing child‑related proceedings in Chambers, have all of the duties and powers that a court has under this Division:

                     (a)  in the case of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—a Judge, the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court;

                     (b)  in the case of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—a Judge, the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Court;

                     (c)  in any other case—a Judge, Registrar or magistrate.

Note:          An order made in Chambers has the same effect as an order made in open court.

104  Subsection 69ZR(3)

Omit “a judge, Judicial Registrar, Registrar or magistrate”, substitute “a person”.

105  Section 70M (heading)

Omit “Registrar”, substitute “Registry Manager”.

106  Paragraph 70NFD(a)

Omit “Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

107  Paragraph 70NFD(b)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

108  Subsection 79(9)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

109  Paragraph 79(9)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the parties to the proceedings have attended a conference in relation to the matter to which the proceedings relate:

                              (i)  in the case of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—with the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; or

                             (ii)  in the case of the Family Court of that State—with a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of that Family Court; or

110  Paragraph 79H(3)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

111  Subsection 90SM(9)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

112  Paragraph 90SM(9)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the parties to the proceedings have attended a conference in relation to the matter to which the proceedings relate with the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

113  Paragraph 90SQ(3)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

114  Part X

Repeal the Part.

115  Subsection 97(1)

Omit “Family Court, in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia,”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

116  Subsection 97(1A)

Omit all the words after “heard”, substitute:

                   by:

                     (a)  in the case of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—a Judge, the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court, sitting in Chambers; and

                     (b)  in the case of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—a Judge, the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Court, sitting in Chambers; and

                     (c)  in any other case—a Judge, Registrar or magistrate sitting in Chambers.

117  Subsection 97(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

118  Subsection 98(1)

Omit “(1)”.

119  Subsection 98(1)

Omit “standard Rules of Court”, substitute “applicable Rules of Court”.

120  Subsection 98(2)

Repeal the subsection (including the note).

121  Sections 98AA and 98AB

Repeal the sections.

122  Subsection 100B(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

123  Subsection 102F(7) (definition of courtroom)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

courtroom, in relation to a Judge or a court, means the courtroom or other place where the Judge or court is sitting.

124  Subsection 102G(2)

Omit “(that is not a split court)”.

125  Subsection 102G(3)

Repeal the subsection.

126  Section 102H

Repeal the section.

127  Subsection 102J(1)

Omit “(1)”.

128  Subsection 102J(2)

Repeal the subsection.

129  Paragraph 102K(1)(c)

Omit “Division; or”, substitute “Division.”.

130  Paragraph 102K(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

131  Division 3 of Part XI

Repeal the Division.

132  Subsection 102Q(1) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of appropriate court official)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia—the Chief Executive Officer; and

133  Subsection 105(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

134  Subsection 109A(1)

Omit “the Judges, or a majority of them,”, substitute “the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

135  Subsection 109A(5) (note)

Repeal the note.

136  After section 109A

Insert:

109AA  Rules of Court relating to enforcement—Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia

             (1)  Section 109A applies to the making of Rules of Court under section 59 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976, to the extent that those Rules apply to the exercise of the Federal Court of Australia’s jurisdiction in the Family Law Appeal Division, in a corresponding way to the way in which it applies to the making of Rules of Court under section 123 of this Act.

             (2)  For the purposes of the application of section 109A in accordance with subsection (1):

                     (a)  the reference in subsection 109A(1) to the court is to be read as a reference to the Federal Court of Australia; and

                     (b)  each reference in subsection 109A(2) to a court is to be read as a reference to the Federal Court of Australia; and

                     (c)  each reference in subsection 109A(2) to a Registrar is to be read as a reference to a Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia.

             (3)  Section 109A has no effect in relation to the Federal Court of Australia except as provided by subsections (1) and (2) of this section.

109AB  Rules of Court relating to enforcement—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

             (1)  Section 109A applies to the making of Rules of Court under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in a corresponding way to the way in which it applies to the making of Rules of Court under section 123 of this Act.

             (2)  For the purposes of the application of section 109A in accordance with subsection (1):

                     (a)  the reference in subsection 109A(1) to the court is to be read as a reference to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                     (b)  each reference in subsection 109A(2) to a court is to be read as a reference to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                     (c)  each reference in subsection 109A(2) to a Registrar is to be read as a reference to the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

             (3)  Section 109A has no effect in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) except as provided by subsections (1) and (2) of this section.

137  Section 109B (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

138  Subsection 109B(1)

Omit “section 81 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

139  Paragraphs 109B(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

140  Paragraph 109B(2)(c)

Omit “a Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

141  Subsection 109B(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

142  At the end of subsection 111C(5)

Add “, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 or the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976”.

143  Subsection 111C(7A)

Omit “the Judges, or a majority of them,”, substitute “the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

144  After subsection 111C(7A)

Insert:

          (7B)  The power of the Judges of the Federal Court of Australia, or a majority of them, under section 59 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to make Rules of Court extends to making Rules of Court for or in relation to the making of adoption orders.

          (7C)  The power of the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 to make Rules of Court extends to making Rules of Court for or in relation to the making of adoption orders.

          (7D)  The power of the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 to make Rules of Court extends to making Rules of Court for or in relation to the making of adoption orders.

145  Paragraph 111CV(1A)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                   (ba)  a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                   (bb)  a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

146  Paragraph 111CV(1A)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

147  Section 112AA (definition of applicable Rules of Court)

Repeal the definition.

148  Subsection 112AK(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Subject to this section, an order made under section 112AD may be varied or discharged by the court that made the order or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

149  Subsection 115(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

150  At the end of subsection 117(2)

Add:

Note 1:       For other provisions about the award of costs by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), see paragraphs 50(4)(d) and (e) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Note 2:       For other provisions about the award of costs by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), see paragraphs 159(4)(d) and (e) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

151  Subsection 121(10) (note)

Omit “26B, 37A,”.

152  Subsection 123(1)

Omit “Judges, or a majority of them,”, substitute “Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

153  Subsection 123(1)

Omit “the Family Court and any other courts”, substitute “a court”.

154  Subsection 123(1)

Omit “those courts”, substitute “the court”.

155  Paragraph 123(1)(b)

Omit “the Family Court or another court”, substitute “a court”.

156  Paragraphs 123(1)(bb), (c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs.

157  Paragraph 123(1)(f)

Omit “the Family Court and in any other court”, substitute “a court”.

158  Paragraph 123(1)(ma)

Omit “Divisions 2 and 3”, substitute “Division 2”.

159  Subparagraph 123(1)(sda)(i)

Omit “subsection 38BD(1) of this Act”, substitute “subsection 247(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

160  Subparagraph 123(1)(sdb)(i)

Omit “subsection 38BD(2) of this Act”, substitute “subsection 247(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

161  Paragraph 123(1)(sea)

Omit “subsection 38BD(1) of this Act”, substitute “subsection 247(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

162  Paragraph 123(1)(seb)

Omit “subsection 38BD(2) of this Act”, substitute “subsection 247(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

163  At the end of subsection 123(1)

Add:

Note:          For other powers to make Rules of Court, see section 109A and subsection 111C(7A).

164  Subsection 123(1A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

165  Subsection 123(2)

Omit “made by Judges under this section or any other Act”, substitute “made by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under this section or any other Act (other than the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018)”.

166  Paragraph 123(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

167  Subsection 123(2A)

Omit “made by Judges under this or any other Act”, substitute “made by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under this Act”.

168  Subsection 123(3)

Repeal the subsection (including the note).

169  Subsection 124(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), such Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

170  Subsection 124(1)

Omit “in accordance with this section”, substitute “by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

171  Subsection 124(2)

Omit “the Judges referred to in section 123”, substitute “the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

172  Subsection 124(2)

Omit “those Judges”, substitute “the Chief Justice of the Court”.

173  Subsection 124(3)

Repeal the subsection.

174  Subsection 124(6)

Omit “Governor‑General”, substitute “Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

175  Paragraph 125(1)(ba)

Repeal the paragraph.

176  Paragraph 125(1)(baa)

Omit “the Family Court and any other court”, substitute “a court”.

177  Paragraph 125(1)(ca)

Repeal the paragraph.

178  Paragraphs 125(1)(d) and (e)

Omit “and fees prescribed under paragraph (ca)”.

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

179  Section 4 (definition of administrative affairs)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

administrative affairs:

                     (a)  of the Court—has a meaning affected by subsection 18A(1A) of this Act; and

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—has the meaning given by the definition of that expression in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in relation to that Court; and

                     (c)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—has the meaning given by the definition of that expression in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in relation to that Court.

180  Section 4 (definition of corporate services)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

corporate services:

                     (a)  of the Court—has the meaning given by subsection 18A(1B) of this Act; and

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—has the meaning given by the definition of that expression in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in relation to that Court; and

                     (c)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—has the meaning given by the definition of that expression in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in relation to that Court.

181  Section 4 (definition of Division)

Omit “or the Fair Work Division”, substitute “, the Fair Work Division or the Family Law Appeal Division”.

182  Section 4 (definition of Family Court Chief Executive Officer)

Repeal the definition.

183  Section 4

Insert:

Family Court of a State means a court to which section 41 of the Family Law Act 1975 applies.

family law or child support proceeding means a proceeding under:

                     (a)  the Family Law Act 1975; or

                     (b)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                     (c)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 (other than a proceeding under section 72Q of that Act).

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

184  Section 4

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Chief Executive Officer.

185  Section 4 (at the end of the definition of judgment)

Add “, and for the purposes of a matter before the Family Law Appeal Division, includes a decision and a refusal to make a decree or order”.

186  Subsection 6(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  A person is not to be appointed as a Judge unless:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  is or has been a Judge of a prescribed court or of a court of a State; or

                             (ii)  has been enrolled as a legal practitioner of the High Court or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory for not less than 5 years; and

                     (b)  the person has appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to deal with the kinds of matters that may come before the Court.

187  Section 6A (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          A Judge (including the Chief Justice) who is not assigned to a Division of the Court may exercise the powers of the Court in any Division (see subsection 15(1C)).

188  Subsection 7(2)

Omit “either”, substitute “any”.

189  Subsection 7(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          A Judge (including the Chief Justice) who is not assigned to a Division of the Court may exercise the powers of the Court in any Division (see subsection 15(1C)).

190  Section 13 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13  General, Fair Work and Family Law Appeal Divisions of the Court

191  Subsection 13(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  For the purpose of the organisation and conduct of the business of the Court, the Court comprises 3 Divisions:

                     (a)  the General Division; and

                     (b)  the Fair Work Division; and

                     (c)  the Family Law Appeal Division.

192  After subsection 13(3)

Insert:

Family Law Appeal Division

          (3A)  The following jurisdiction of the Court is to be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division:

                     (a)  jurisdiction that is required by Division 2 of Part III to be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division;

                     (b)  jurisdiction that is incidental to such jurisdiction.

193  Subsection 13(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

General Division

             (4)  The following jurisdiction of the Court is to be exercised in the General Division:

                     (a)  jurisdiction that is not required by this Act or any other Act to be exercised in the Fair Work Division or the Family Law Appeal Division;

                     (b)  jurisdiction that is incidental to such jurisdiction (including jurisdiction that is required by this Act or any other Act to be exercised in the Fair Work Division or the Family Law Appeal Division).

194  Subsection 13(5)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Jurisdiction that is required to be exercised in more than one Division

             (5)  If the Court’s jurisdiction is required to be exercised in more than one Division in relation to particular proceedings or proceedings of a particular kind, the Chief Justice may, at any time (whether before or after the proceedings are instituted), give a direction about the allocation of those proceedings or proceedings of that kind to a Division.

195  After section 13

Insert:

13A  Authorised Judges may manage classes of proceedings

             (1)  The Chief Justice may, by written instrument, authorise a Judge to manage such class or classes of proceedings as may be specified:

                     (a)  in the instrument; or

                     (b)  by the Rules of Court.

             (2)  In managing a class or classes of proceedings, a Judge is subject to any direction from the Chief Justice.

             (3)  A Judge may be authorised even though the Judge is not assigned to a Division.

             (4)  The authorisation of a Judge does not affect the rank, title, status and precedence as a Judge that the Judge had immediately before any such authorisation.

             (5)  If a direction under subsection (2) is given in writing, the direction is not a legislative instrument.

196  Subsection 15(1AAA)

After “another Judge”, insert “of the Court”.

197  Subsection 15(1A) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Exercise of powers of General, Fair Work and Family Law Appeal Divisions of the Court

198  Subsection 15(1B)

Omit “the other Division”, substitute “another Division”.

199  Subsection 15(1C)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1C)  To avoid doubt, a Judge who is not assigned to a Division of the Court may exercise, or participate in exercising, the powers of the Court in any Division.

200  Sections 15A and 16

Repeal the sections, substitute:

16  Court divided in opinion

             (1)  If the Judges constituting a Full Court for the purposes of any proceeding are divided in opinion as to the judgment to be pronounced:

                     (a)  if there is a majority—judgment is to be pronounced according to the opinion of the majority; or

                     (b)  if the Judges are equally divided in opinion:

                              (i)  the judgment appealed from is to be affirmed if subsection (2) applies; and

                             (ii)  the opinion of the Chief Justice or, if the Chief Justice is not a member of the Full Court, the opinion of the senior Judge who is a member of the Full Court, is to prevail in any other case.

             (2)  This subsection applies if the appeal is from:

                     (a)  a judgment of the Court constituted by a single Judge; or

                     (b)  a judgment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (c)  a judgment of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory.

201  After paragraph 18A(1B)(e)

Insert:

                    (ea)  records management;

                   (eb)  administrative matters relating to judgments, to the extent that such matters do not involve the exercise of judicial power;

202  After paragraph 18A(1B)(h)

Insert:

                   (ha)  court security;

203  At the end of subsection 18D(1)

Add:

Note:          The Chief Executive Officer has similar powers in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia: see sections 63 and 217 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

204  At the end of subsection 18D(3)

Add:

Note:          The Chief Executive Officer may also be given directions by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2): see sections 63 and 217 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

205  After paragraph 18N(1)(d)

Insert:

                   (da)  the Marshal of the Court;

                   (db)  such Deputy Marshals of the Court as are necessary;

206  Subsection 18N(4)

Omit “and the Marshals”, substitute “, the Deputy Marshals of the Court and the Marshals for the purposes of the Admiralty Act 1988”.

207  Subsection 18N(5)

Omit “and the Marshals”, substitute “, the Deputy Marshals of the Court and the Marshals for the purposes of the Admiralty Act 1988”.

208  Section 18P

Repeal the section, substitute:

18P  Sheriff

             (1)  The Sheriff of the Court is responsible for the service and execution of all process of the Court directed to the Sheriff.

             (2)  The Sheriff of the Court is also responsible for dealing, on behalf of the Court, with:

                     (a)  the Australian Federal Police; and

                     (b)  the police forces of the States and Territories;

in relation to the service and execution of process of the Court directed to members of any of those police forces.

             (3)  The Sheriff of the Court is also responsible for matters under Division 1A of Part III directed to the Sheriff.

Note:          These provisions of Part III are mainly about juries in criminal proceedings.

18PA  Deputy Sheriffs

                   A Deputy Sheriff of the Court may, subject to any directions of the Sheriff of the Court, exercise or perform any of the powers or functions of the Sheriff.

18PB  Authorised persons to assist the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriffs

             (1)  The Sheriff of the Court may authorise persons to assist the Sheriff in exercising powers or performing functions as the Sheriff.

             (2)  A Deputy Sheriff of the Court may authorise persons to assist the Deputy Sheriff in exercising powers or performing functions as the Deputy Sheriff.

18PC  Marshal

             (1)  The Marshal of the Court is responsible for:

                     (a)  the security of the Court; and

                     (b)  the personal security of the Judges and officers and staff of the Court.

             (2)  The Marshal of the Court is also responsible for:

                     (a)  taking, receiving and detaining all persons committed to the Marshal’s custody by the Court; and

                     (b)  discharging such persons when so directed by the Court or otherwise required by law.

18PD  Deputy Marshals

                   A Deputy Marshal of the Court may, subject to any directions of the Marshal of the Court, exercise or perform any of the powers or functions of the Marshal.

18PE  Authorised persons to assist the Marshal or Deputy Marshals

             (1)  The Marshal of the Court may authorise persons to assist the Marshal in exercising powers or performing functions as the Marshal.

             (2)  A Deputy Marshal of the Court may authorise persons to assist the Deputy Marshal in exercising powers or performing functions as the Deputy Marshal.

209  Paragraphs 18Z(1)(b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  providing the corporate services of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

                     (c)  providing the corporate services of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

210  Paragraphs 18Z(3)(b) to (e)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

                     (c)  the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

211  Subsection 18Z(5)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (5)  When performing functions, or exercising powers, under this section, before the Chief Executive Officer makes a decision that has the effect of imposing an expenditure obligation relating to the administrative affairs of a court mentioned in an item of the following table, the Chief Executive Officer must consult the person or persons mentioned in that item about the decision:

 

Consultation about expenditure relating to administrative affairs

Item

Court

Persons to be consulted

1

The Court

The Chief Justice

2

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

Both:

(a) the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

(b) the Chief Justice of the Court

3

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Both:

(a) the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

(b) the Chief Justice of the Court

 

212  Subparagraphs 18ZB(a)(iv) to (ix)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                            (iv)  the officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) referred to in subsection 71(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                             (v)  the staff of the Registries of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) referred to in subsection 71(6) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                            (vi)  the officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) referred to in section 225 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                           (vii)  the staff of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) referred to in section 231 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

213  Subparagraphs 18ZB(e)(ii) and (iii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the functions of the Chief Executive Officer under sections 62, 216 and 244 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

214  Section 18ZC

Repeal the section, substitute:

18ZC  Delegation of powers etc. under the finance law

                   Section 110 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies as if:

                     (a)  for the delegation of a matter that relates to the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—a reference to an official were a reference to the holder of an office or position referred to in subparagraph 18ZB(a)(iv) or (v), being an office or position that, at the time the delegation is made, is nominated in writing by the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  for the delegation of a matter that relates to the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—a reference to an official were a reference to the holder of an office or position referred to in subparagraph 18ZB(a)(vi) or (vii), being an office or position that, at the time the delegation is made, is nominated in writing by the Chief Executive Officer.

215  Subparagraphs 18ZD(1)(b)(ii) to (iv)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                            (iii)  the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                            (iv)  the corporate services of the Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), as referred to in subsection 18Z(1); and

216  Subsections 18ZD(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (2)  Before spending a part of the outcome amount for another outcome for the listed entity, if the outcome amount relates to the administrative affairs of a court mentioned in an item of the following table, the Chief Executive Officer must consult the person or persons mentioned in that item about the spending:

 

Consultation about spending

Item

Court

Persons to be consulted

1

The Court

The Chief Justice

2

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

Both:

(a) the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

(b) the Chief Justice of the Court

3

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Both:

(a) the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

(b) the Chief Justice of the Court

 

217  Subparagraphs 18ZE(2)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                            (iii)  sections 71 and 219, subsections 226(1), 227(1), 228(1) and 229(1), and sections 230 and 231 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

218  Sections 18ZF and 18ZG

Repeal the sections, substitute:

18ZF  Making arrangements relating to APS employees

             (1)  The Chief Executive Officer must make the services of APS employees who are officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), or staff of the Registries of the Court, available for the purposes of assisting the Chief Executive Officer in the performance of the Chief Executive Officer’s functions under sections 62 and 244 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (2)  While a person is performing services made available under subsection (1), that person must do so in accordance with the directions of:

                     (a)  the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                     (b)  the Chief Executive Officer.

             (3)  The Chief Executive Officer must make the services of APS employees who are officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), or staff of the Court, available for the purposes of assisting the Chief Executive Officer in the performance of the Chief Executive Officer’s functions under sections 216 and 244 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (4)  While a person is performing services made available under subsection (3), that person must do so in accordance with the directions of:

                     (a)  the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

                     (b)  the Chief Executive Officer.

219  Paragraphs 18ZH(1)(b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) referred to in paragraphs 71(1)(a) to (e) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                     (c)  the officers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) referred to in paragraphs 225(1)(a) to (g) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

220  Subsections 18ZH(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (2)  The appointment of a person to more than one office, or an office or offices of more than one court, mentioned in subsection (1) may be made in a single instrument.

221  Paragraphs 18ZI(1)(b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

222  Subsections 18ZI(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

223  Section 18ZJ

Repeal the section.

224  Section 18ZK

Repeal the section, substitute:

18ZK  Officers of the Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

             (1)  A person may be an officer of one or more of the following courts:

                     (a)  the Court;

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

             (2)  Subsection (1) has effect despite anything in this Act and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

225  Before subsection 24(1)

Insert:

Appellate jurisdiction—general matters

226  Paragraphs 24(1)(d) and (e)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

227  Subsections 24(1AA) to (1E)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Appellate jurisdiction—family law or child support proceedings

             (2)  Subject to section 24A, the Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from:

                     (a)  a judgment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia exercising original or appellate jurisdiction under:

                              (i)  the Family Law Act 1975; or

                             (ii)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                            (iii)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 (other than section 72Q of that Act); or

                            (iv)  regulations under an Act referred to in subparagraph (i), (ii) or (iii); or

                             (v)  in relation to a matter in a family law or child support proceeding—any other law; or

                     (b)  a judgment of:

                              (i)  a Family Court of a State; or

                             (ii)  a Supreme Court of a State or Territory constituted by a single Judge;

                            exercising original or appellate jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975, the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 or the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988; or

                     (c)  a judgment or decision of a Judge exercising original or appellate jurisdiction, as mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b), rejecting an application that the Judge disqualify himself or herself from further hearing a matter.

Note:          This subsection applies to appeals from the making, variation and revocation of court security orders under the Court Security Act 2013 as described in section 30A.

             (3)  The jurisdiction of the Court mentioned in subsection (2) is to be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

Certain kinds of appeals prohibited

             (4)  An appeal must not be brought from a judgment referred to in paragraph (1)(a), (d) or (e) or subsection (2) if the judgment is:

                     (a)  a determination of an application of the kind mentioned in subsection 20(3); or

                     (b)  a decision to do, or not to do, any of the following:

                              (i)  join or remove a party;

                             (ii)  adjourn or expedite a hearing;

                            (iii)  vacate a hearing date.

             (5)  Unless the Court or a Judge gives leave to appeal, an appeal must not be brought from a judgment referred to in subsection (1) that is an interlocutory judgment. For this purpose, the following are also taken to be interlocutory judgments:

                     (a)  a judgment by consent;

                     (b)  a decision granting or refusing summary judgment under section 31A;

                     (c)  an order made by the Court under section 37AF, 37AS or 37AT;

                     (d)  a judgment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 111 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                     (e)  an order made by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 196, 209 or 210 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (6)  Despite subsection (5), leave to appeal is not required for an appeal from a judgment referred to in subsection (1) that is an interlocutory judgment:

                     (a)  affecting the liberty of an individual; or

                     (b)  in proceedings relating to contempt of the Court or any other court.

For this purpose, a judgment described in paragraph (5)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) is also taken to be an interlocutory judgment.

             (7)  The fact that there has been, or can be, no appeal from an interlocutory judgment of the Court in a proceeding does not prevent:

                     (a)  a party from founding an appeal from a final judgment in the proceeding on the interlocutory judgment; or

                     (b)  the Court from taking account of the interlocutory judgment in determining an appeal from a final judgment in the proceeding.

228  After section 24

Insert:

24A  Leave to appeal needed for some family law or child support proceedings

             (1)  Leave of the Court is required to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court from:

                     (a)  a judgment of a court (other than a court of summary jurisdiction) exercising jurisdiction under:

                              (i)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                             (ii)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 (other than section 72Q of that Act); and

                     (b)  the following judgments:

                              (i)  a prescribed judgment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia;

                             (ii)  a prescribed judgment of a Family Court of a State;

                            (iii)  a prescribed judgment of a Supreme Court of a State or Territory constituted by a single Judge.

Note:          Paragraph (a)—appeals from courts of summary jurisdiction of a State or Territory may be made to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or the Supreme Court of the relevant State or Territory: see section 47A of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), a Family Court of a State is not a court of summary jurisdiction.

Note:          For the definition of court of summary jurisdiction, see section 2B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

             (3)  The Rules of Court may make provision for enabling applications for leave to be dealt with, subject to conditions prescribed by the Rules, without an oral hearing.

229  Subsection 25(1AA)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

230  After paragraph 25(2)(b)

Insert:

                   (ba)  for an extension of time within which to file an application for leave to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court; or

231  Paragraph 25(2)(d)

Omit “a Full Court;”, substitute “a Full Court or of a single Judge of the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court; or”.

232  After paragraph 25(2)(d)

Insert:

                   (da)  for security for costs in relation to an appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court;

233  At the end of section 25

Add:

             (7)  No appeal lies under this section from an order or direction of a kind mentioned in paragraph (2B)(b) or (c) given by the Court when exercising jurisdiction in the Family Law Appeal Division.

234  After section 25

Insert:

25A  Court may determine appeal in family law or child support proceedings without oral hearing

             (1)  An appeal under subsection 24(2) may be dealt with by the Court without an oral hearing if the parties to the appeal consent to the appeal being dealt with in that way.

Note:          Subsection 24(3) requires that the appellate jurisdiction of the Court under subsection 24(2) be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the Court orders otherwise.

             (3)  A consent given in relation to an appeal, as mentioned in subsection (1), may only be withdrawn with the leave of the Court.

235  Subsection 26(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subject to any other Act, the jurisdiction of the Court under subsection (1):

                     (a)  when exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division:

                              (i)  if the court stating the case or reserving the question is not the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—must be exercised by a Full Court; or

                             (ii)  if the court stating the case or reserving the question is the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—must be exercised by a single Judge or, if a Judge considers that it is appropriate for the jurisdiction of the Court in relation to the matter to be exercised by a Full Court, must be exercised by a Full Court; or

                     (b)  when not exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division:

                              (i)  if the court stating the case or reserving the question is not a court of summary jurisdiction—must be exercised by a Full Court; or

                             (ii)  if the court stating the case or reserving the question is a court of summary jurisdiction—must be exercised by a single Judge or, if a Judge considers that it is appropriate for the jurisdiction of the Court in relation to the matter to be exercised by a Full Court, must be exercised by a Full Court.

          (2A)  Subject to any other Act, the Court may draw from the facts and the documents any inference, whether of fact or of law, which could have been drawn from them by the court stating the case or reserving the question.

236  After paragraph 27(c)

Insert:

                    (ca)  in the case of an appeal being heard in the Family Law Appeal Division—as provided for in Division 2 of Part XI of the Family Law Act 1975; or

237  After subsection 28(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  If, in dismissing an appeal under subsection 24(2), the Court is of the opinion that the appeal does not raise any question of general principle, it may give reasons for its decision in short form.

Note:          Subsection 24(3) requires that the appellate jurisdiction of the Court under subsection 24(2) be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division.

238  Paragraph 29(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

239  At the end of Division 2 of Part III

Add:

30AAA  Appeals relating to court security orders

             (1)  This section deals with the application of this Division in relation to the making, variation or revocation of a court security order under Part 4 of the Court Security Act 2013 by a member (as defined in that Act) of:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                     (b)  the Family Court of Western Australia.

             (2)  This Division applies as if the making, variation or revocation were a decree of the member’s court in the exercise of original jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975.

Note:          As a result, an appeal from the making, variation or revocation lies under subsection 24(2).

30AAB  Family law regulations to be sole source of certain appellate jurisdiction

                   Despite the provisions of this Division:

                     (a)  the Court has appellate jurisdiction in relation to a matter arising under regulations made for the purposes of section 111C of the Family Law Act 1975 only as provided by those regulations; and

                     (b)  the Court’s exercise of that appellate jurisdiction is as provided by those regulations.

240  Section 32AA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

241  Paragraphs 32AA(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

242  Paragraph 32AA(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

243  Section 32AB (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

244  Subsection 32AB(1)

After “the Court” (first occurring), insert “(other than a proceeding before the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court)”.

245  Subsections 32AB(1), (3), (4), (5) and (6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

246  Subsection 32AB(7)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

247  Subsection 32AB(8A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (8A)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) has jurisdiction in a matter that:

                     (a)  is the subject of a proceeding transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under this section; and

                     (b)  is a matter in which the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) does not have jurisdiction apart from this subsection.

To avoid doubt, the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under this subsection is not subject to limits set by another provision.

          (8B)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) has jurisdiction in a matter that:

                     (a)  is the subject of a proceeding transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under this section; and

                     (b)  is a matter in which the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) does not have jurisdiction apart from this subsection.

To avoid doubt, the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under this subsection is not subject to limits set by another provision.

248  After section 32AB

Insert:

32AC  Discretionary transfer of civil proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a proceeding is pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

                     (b)  the proceeding is not a family law or child support proceeding;

the Court may, by order, transfer the proceeding from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Court.

             (2)  The Court may transfer a proceeding:

                     (a)  on the application of a party to the proceeding; or

                     (b)  on its own initiative.

             (3)  The Rules of Court may make provision in relation to transfers of proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under this section.

             (4)  In particular, the Rules of Court may set out factors that are to be taken into account by the Court in deciding whether to transfer a proceeding from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

             (5)  Before Rules of Court are made for the purposes of subsection (3) or (4), the Court must consult the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

             (6)  In deciding whether to transfer a proceeding from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Court must have regard to:

                     (a)  any Rules of Court made for the purposes of subsection (4); and

                     (b)  whether proceedings in respect of an associated matter are pending in the Court; and

                     (c)  whether the resources of the Court are sufficient to hear and determine the proceeding; and

                     (d)  the interests of the administration of justice.

             (7)  An appeal does not lie from a decision of the Court in relation to the transfer of a proceeding under this section.

             (8)  The Court has jurisdiction in a matter that:

                     (a)  is the subject of a proceeding transferred to the Court under this section; and

                     (b)  is a matter in which the Court does not have jurisdiction apart from this subsection.

To avoid doubt, the Court’s jurisdiction under this subsection is not subject to limits set by another provision.

             (9)  This section does not apply to criminal proceedings.

           (10)  This section does not apply to proceedings of a kind specified in the regulations.

32AD  Confirmation of civil proceedings transferred from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

             (1)  If the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) makes an order under subsection 120(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 transferring a proceeding to the Court, the Court may, by order, confirm the transfer of the proceeding to the Court.

Note:          The transfer of a proceeding takes effect on the day the Court makes an order under this section in relation to the proceeding: see subsection 120(4) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (2)  The Court may, in its discretion, receive further evidence to decide whether to make an order under subsection (1). Such evidence may be taken in any of the ways mentioned in section 27.

             (3)  The Court has jurisdiction in a matter that:

                     (a)  is the subject of a proceeding transferred to the Court by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

                     (b)  is a matter in which the Court does not have jurisdiction apart from this subsection.

To avoid doubt, the Court’s jurisdiction under this subsection is not subject to limits set by another provision.

             (4)  An appeal does not lie from a decision of the Court in relation to an order made under subsection (1) confirming the transfer of a proceeding.

249  Subsection 32A(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  This section does not apply:

                     (a)  to a proceeding that is:

                              (i)  an indictable primary proceeding; or

                             (ii)  an Australian market proceeding within the meaning of the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010; or

                     (b)  in relation to the Supreme Court of a State or Territory specified in a Proclamation made under subsection 40(3) of the Family Law Act 1975 in respect of a proceeding, in relation to the State or Territory, to which the Proclamation applies.

250  Subsections 34(1) and (2)

Omit “The Governor‑General shall”, substitute “The Minister must”.

251  Subsection 34(2)

Omit “Governor‑General” (second occurring), substitute “Minister”.

252  Subsection 49(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  If:

                     (a)  the Court reserves judgment in a proceeding; and

                     (b)  a Judge who heard the proceeding, whether as a single Judge or as a member of a Full Court, prepares orders and reasons;

those orders and reasons may be made public by another Judge on behalf of the Judge who heard the proceeding or as otherwise provided for by the Rules of Court.

          (2A)  If:

                     (a)  the Court reserves reasons for its decision in a proceeding; and

                     (b)  a Judge who heard the proceeding, whether as a single Judge or as a member of a Full Court, prepares reasons;

those reasons may be made public by another Judge on behalf of the Judge who heard the proceeding or as otherwise provided for by the Rules of Court.

253  Subsection 49(3)

Omit “subsection (2)”, substitute “this section”.

254  Section 55

Repeal the section, substitute:

55  Actions by or against Sheriff or Marshal

             (1)  If the Sheriff or a Deputy Sheriff is a party to a proceeding in the Court:

                     (a)  all writs, summonses, orders, warrants, precepts, process and commands in the proceeding which should, in the ordinary course, be directed to the Sheriff must be directed to such disinterested person as the Court or a Judge appoints; and

                     (b)  the person so appointed may execute and return them.

             (2)  If the Marshal or a Deputy Marshal is a party to a proceeding in the Court:

                     (a)  all writs, summonses, orders, warrants, precepts, process and commands in the proceeding which should, in the ordinary course, be directed to the Marshal must be directed to such disinterested person as the Court or a Judge appoints; and

                     (b)  the person so appointed may execute and return them.

255  After subsection 59(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  The Judges of the Court, or a majority of them, may make Rules of Court prescribing matters required or permitted by:

                     (a)  any other provision of this Act; or

                     (b)  any other law of the Commonwealth;

to be prescribed by the Rules of Court.

256  After paragraph 59(2)(r)

Insert:

                    (ra)  the practice and procedure of the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court; and

                    (rb)  the transfer of proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), including matters relating to costs, such as:

                              (i)  the costs of the application for an order transferring such a proceeding; and

                             (ii)  the costs for any step in such a proceeding, including steps that occurred before the proceeding was transferred; and

                            (iii)  the scale of costs that is to apply; and

Part 2Application, saving and transitional provisions

Division 1—Application of amendments

257  Application

The amendments of the Family Law Act 1975 and the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 made by this Schedule apply in relation to a proceeding commenced before, on or after 1 January 2019.

Division 2—Saving and transitional provisions: Family Law Act 1975 amendments

258  Authorisation about handling complaints

A written authorisation made under subsection 21B(3A) of the Family Law Act 1975 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 32(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

259  Arrangements with other courts

An arrangement made under subsection 38BAA(1) of the Family Law Act 1975 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 58(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

260  Arrangements with agencies or organisations

An arrangement made under subsection 38BAB(1) of the Family Law Act 1975 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 59(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

261  Delegation

An instrument made under section 38W of the Family Law Act 1975 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under section 76 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

262  Proclamation

Despite the repeal of section 96 of the Family Law Act 1975 by this Act, a Proclamation made under subsection 96(3) of that Act and in force immediately before 1 January 2019, continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if:

                     (a)  it had been made under subsection 47A(4) of the Family Law Act 1975, as inserted by this Act; and

                     (b)  the Supreme Courts specified in that Proclamation are also specified for the purposes of appeals in relation to:

                              (i)  the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; or

                             (ii)  the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

263  Oaths and affirmations

A written authorisation made under subsection 98AA(2) of the Family Law Act 1975 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 52(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

264  Continuity of Rules of Court

The amendments made by items 134, 143, 152, 165 and 167 of this Schedule:

                     (a)  do not affect the continuity of any Rules of Court made for the purposes of section 123 of the Family Law Act 1975 that are in force immediately before 1 January 2019; and

                     (b)  to avoid doubt, do not prevent the amendment or repeal of those Rules of Court.

Division 3—Saving and transitional provisions: Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 amendments

265  Registries of the Federal Court of Australia

(1)       Despite the amendment of section 34 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 by this Schedule, a Registry of the Federal Court of Australia, existing immediately before 1 January 2019, continues in existence on and after that day.

(2)       The amendment of section 34 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 by this Schedule does not affect:

                     (a)  the designation, before 1 January 2019, of a Registry of the Federal Court of Australia as the Principal Registry of the Court; or

                     (b)  the specification, before 1 January 2019, of a District (in respect of which a District Registry of the Federal Court of Australia exists).

Schedule 2Further consequential amendments

  

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

1  Paragraph 7(2)(a)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

2  Subsection 43(5C)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

3  Subsection 44(1) (note 2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

4  Section 44AAA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

5  Subsections 44AAA(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

6  Subsection 44AAA(3)

Omit “the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

7  Section 44AA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

8  Subsections 44AA(1), (2), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8) and (9)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

9  Subsection 44AA(11) (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

10  Subsections 44AA(11) and (12)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

11  Subsection 44A(2A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a Judge of that Court”.

12  Subsection 44A(2A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or Judge of the Court”.

13  Paragraph 44A(3)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

14  Section 46 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

15  Subsections 46(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

16  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Family Court Judge)

Repeal the definition.

17  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules means the Rules of Court made under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

18  Subsection 3(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Rules;

                     (c)  definition of the Family Court.

19  Subsection 3(10)

Omit all the words after “before the Federal Court”, substitute:

                   by way of:

                     (a)  a transfer from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) by the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; or

                     (b)  a transfer by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 that has been confirmed by the Federal Court under section 32AD of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

20  Subsection 3(11)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

21  Subsection 3(12)

Repeal the subsection.

22  Subsections 5(1) and 6(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

23  Section 7

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

24  Section 8 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

25  Subsection 8(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) has jurisdiction to hear and determine applications made to the Court under this Act.

Note:          See also subsections 3(10) and (11).

26  Section 10

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

27  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

28  Subparagraph 11(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court—Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

29  Subsection 11(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

30  Paragraph 11(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court—Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

31  Subparagraph 11(3)(b)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

32  Subsections 11(4) and (7)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

33  Subsection 11(8A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (8A)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules may make provision for and in relation to service on appropriate persons of copies of documents lodged with a Registry of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under this Act.

34  Subsection 11(9)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

35  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

36  Section 13

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

37  Subsections 13A(4) and 14(4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

38  Section 15A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

15A  Stay of proceedings—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

39  Subsection 15A(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

40  Paragraphs 15A(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a Judge of that Court”.

41  Subsection 15A(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a Judge of that Court”.

42  Subsection 15A(3)

Repeal the subsection.

43  Section 16 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

44  Section 16

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

45  Paragraph 17(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

46  Subsection 18(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

47  Section 18A (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

48  Subsections 18A(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

49  Paragraphs 18A(3)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

50  Subparagraph 18A(3)(f)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

51  Subparagraphs 18A(3)(f)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

52  Subparagraph 18A(3)(f)(iv)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

53  Subsections 18A(4) and (5)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

54  Subsection 19(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

55  Paragraph (zd) of Schedule 1

Repeal the paragraph.

56  Paragraph (zf) of Schedule 1

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (zf)  the following decisions under the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018:

                              (i)  decisions of the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or the Minister whether to consent as mentioned in paragraph 12(1)(a) of that Act;

                             (ii)  decisions of the Chief Justice or Deputy Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) in the exercise of, or in assisting in the exercise of, the functions or powers mentioned in subsection 31(2) of that Act;

                            (iii)  decisions of the Chief Judge or Deputy Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in the exercise of, or in assisting in the exercise of, the functions or powers mentioned in subsection 112(2) of that Act;

                            (iv)  decisions of the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in the exercise of the functions or powers mentioned in subsection 115(1) of that Act.

Admiralty Act 1988

57  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

58  Subsections 9(1) and 27(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

59  Paragraph 28(1)(aa)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (aa)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

60  Subsection 28(7)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

61  Subsection 41(4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Aged Care Act 1997

62  Paragraph 95C‑1(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Age Discrimination Act 2004

63  Schedule 1 (table item 26)

Repeal the item, substitute:

26

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

64  Subsection 102D(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

65  Subsection 102N(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

66  Subparagraph 219UA(4)(c)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

67  Subparagraph 219UA(4)(e)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

68  Paragraph 219VA(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

69  Subsection 219VB(5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980

70  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Archives Act 1983

71  Subsections 53(6) and (7) and 55A(4) and (5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Act 2012

72  Section 300‑5 (definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

73  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

74  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (aa) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

75  Paragraph 25E(2)(b)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

76  Subsection 27(2A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

77  Paragraph 55A(1)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

78  Subsection 55A(5B) (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

79  Subsections 55A(5B) and (5C)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

80  Paragraphs 55A(8)(c) and (9)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

81  Subsection 55A(13)

Insert:

Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) means a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in a personal capacity and not as a court or a member of a court.

82  Subsection 55A(13) (definition of Judge of the Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

83  Subsection 55C(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

84  Subsection 55C(3)

Insert:

Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) means a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in a personal capacity and not as a court or a member of a court.

85  Subsection 55C(3) (definition of Judge of the Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

86  Section 57

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

87  Section 57

Omit “Federal Circuit Court—Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

88  Subparagraph 61(2)(g)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

89  Schedule 1

Omit:

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999, Part 6A

substitute:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, Part 7 of Chapter 4

Australian Energy Market Act 2004

90  Subsection 11(1) (definition of magistrate)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

91  Subsection 11H(1) (definition of magistrate)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

92  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

93  Paragraph 46PH(1)(h)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

94  Subsections 46PH(1C), (2A) and (4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

95  Division 2 of Part IIB (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

96  Subsection 46PO(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

97  Subsection 46PO(4) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), or a Judge of that Court, may award costs in proceedings under this section—see section 181 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

98  Subsection 46PP(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

99  Section 46PR

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

100  Subsection 46PS(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

101  Section 46PSA (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), or a Judge of that Court, may award costs in proceedings under section 46PO—see section 181 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

102  Paragraphs 46PU(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

103  Subsection 46PV(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

104  Section 49B (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

105  Section 49B

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

106  Subsection 49C(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Australian Jobs Act 2013

107  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Australian Passports Act 2005

108  Subsection 6(2)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

109  Subsection 12BA(1) (definition of Family Court Judge)

Repeal the definition.

110  Section 12GL (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

111  Subsection 12GL(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

112  Subsection 12GL(3)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

113  Paragraphs 12GL(3)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

114  Subparagraph 12GL(3)(f)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

115  Subparagraphs 12GL(3)(f)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

116  Subparagraph 12GL(3)(f)(iv)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

117  Subsections 12GL(4) and (5)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

118  Section 34A (paragraph (c) of the definition of superior court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

119  Section 34A (after paragraph (d) of the definition of superior court)

Insert:

                   (da)  a State Family Court (being a court to which section 41 of the Family Law Act 1975 applies); or

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006

120  Paragraph 72(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Bankruptcy Act 1966

121  Subsection 5(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Family Court Judge;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court.

122  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Registrar)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

123  Subsection 5(1) (definition of the Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

124  Subsection 27(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

125  Paragraph 27(1)(b)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

126  Section 35 (heading)

Omit “Family Court’s jurisdiction”, substitute “Jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

127  Subsections 35(1) and (1A)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

128  Subsection 35(2)

Omit “Family Court’s jurisdiction”, substitute “jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

129  Section 35A (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

130  Subsection 35A(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  If a proceeding is pending in the Federal Court, the Federal Court may, on the application of a party to the proceeding or of its own motion, transfer the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

131  Subsection 35A(2)

Repeal the subsection.

132  Subsection 35A(2A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (2A)  If a proceeding is pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Court may, on the application of a party to the proceeding or on its own initiative, transfer the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

133  Subsection 35A(3)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

134  Paragraphs 35A(3)(a) to (e)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “the Court”.

135  Subparagraph 35A(3)(f)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

136  Subparagraphs 35A(3)(f)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

137  Subparagraph 35A(3)(f)(iv)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

138  Subsection 35A(3) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Rules of Court made under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 (rather than Rules of Court made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976) apply in relation to proceedings transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under this section.

139  Subsection 35A(4)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

140  Subsection 35A(5)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (5)  An appeal does not lie from a decision of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in relation to the transfer of a proceeding under this Act to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

141  Subsection 35B(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

142  Paragraph 35B(2)(a)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

143  Paragraph 35B(2)(b)

Omit “Registrar of the Family Court”, substitute “Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Biosecurity Act 2015

144  Section 9 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

145  Section 9 (paragraph (c) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

146  Section 9 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

147  Section 486

Omit:

A magistrate or Judge of the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court or a State or Territory court may issue a warrant to authorise entry to premises or taking of possession of premises or a conveyance, if satisfied of certain matters.

substitute:

A magistrate or Judge of the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a State or Territory court may issue a warrant to authorise entry to premises or taking of possession of premises or a conveyance, if satisfied of certain matters.

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Broadcasting Reform) Act 2017

148  Subparagraph 41(7)(b)(ii) of Schedule 6

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

149  Subsection 6(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

150  Paragraph 121FS(1)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

151  Subparagraphs 205AD(b)(ii) and 205AF(5)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Budget Savings (Omnibus) Act 2016

152  Subitem 33(2) of Schedule 7

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016

153  Section 5 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

154  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

155  Paragraphs 114(1)(e), (f) and (g)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010

156  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

157  Paragraph 51(5)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

158  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules means the Rules of Court made under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Federal Court means the Federal Court of Australia.

Federal Court Rules means the Rules of Court made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to the extent that those Rules relate to the exercise of the Federal Court of Australia’s jurisdiction in the Family Law Appeal Division.

159  Subsection 5(1)

related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules has the same meaning as in the Family Law Act 1975.

160  Subsection 5(1) (definition of related Federal Circuit Court Rules)

Repeal the definition.

161  Subsection 17(1)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

162  Subsection 17(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  An appropriate officer of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or of the Family Court of the State must, as far as practicable, make the counselling facilities available.

163  Section 98X

Repeal the section, substitute:

98X  Simplified outline of this Division

·         Jurisdiction under this Act is conferred on the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and certain State and Territory Courts.

164  Subsection 99(1)

Omit “Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

165  At the end of section 99

Add:

Note:          For appeals in relation to this Act, see sections 25 and 102 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, section 47A of the Family Law Act 1975 and section 24 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

166  Subsection 100(1)

Omit “(other than Part X of that Act), the standard Rules of Court and the related Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “(other than Division 4 of Part V of that Act), the Federal Court Rules, the standard Rules of Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules and the related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

167  Sections 101 to 105

Repeal the sections, substitute:

101  Appeals from courts of summary jurisdiction

             (1)  A Family Court of a State has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of the State.

Note:          See sections 47A and 47B of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (2)  The Supreme Court of the Northern Territory has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of the Northern Territory.

Note:          See sections 47A and 47B of the Family Law Act 1975.

102  Appeals to High Court

             (1)  An appeal must not be brought directly to the High Court from a decree of a court exercising original jurisdiction under this Act (other than the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia).

Note:          In relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, see sections 37 and 122 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (2)  If, apart from this subsection, subsection (1) is to any extent inconsistent with section 73 of the Constitution, this Act has effect as if the words “, except by special leave of the High Court” were added at the end of subsection (1).

168  Paragraph 144(a)

Omit “a Full Court of the Family Court”, substitute “the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

169  After paragraph 144(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  if the decision is a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and an application is not made for leave to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court within the period for making such an application—the decision becomes final at the end of that period; or

170  Paragraph 144(b)

Omit “a Full Court of the Family Court”, substitute “the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court”.

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

171  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Family Court;

                     (b)  definition of Family Law Magistrate of Western Australia.

172  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules means the Rules of Court made under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Federal Court means the Federal Court of Australia.

Federal Court Rules means the Rules of Court made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 to the extent that those Rules relate to the exercise of the Federal Court of Australia’s jurisdiction in the Family Law Appeal Division.

173  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Full Court;

                     (b)  definition of Judge.

174  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules has the same meaning as in the Family Law Act 1975.

175  Subsection 4(1) (definition of related Federal Circuit Court Rules)

Repeal the definition.

176  Subsection 72Q(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

177  Section 103ZC

Repeal the section, substitute:

103ZC  Simplified outline of this Division

·         Jurisdiction under this Act is conferred on the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and certain State and Territory Courts.

178  Subsection 104(1)

Omit “Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

179  At the end of section 104

Add:

Note:          For appeals in relation to this Act, see sections 25 and 102 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, section 47A of the Family Law Act 1975 and section 24 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

180  Subsection 105(1)

Omit “(other than Part X of that Act), the standard Rules of Court and the related Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “(other than Division 4 of Part V of that Act), the Federal Court Rules, the standard Rules of Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules and the related Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules”.

181  Sections 106 to 110

Repeal the sections, substitute:

106  Appeals from courts of summary jurisdiction

             (1)  A Family Court of a State has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of the State.

Note:          See sections 47A and 47B of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (2)  The Supreme Court of the Northern Territory has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction of the Northern Territory.

Note:          See sections 47A and 47B of the Family Law Act 1975.

107  Appeals to High Court

             (1)  An appeal must not be brought directly to the High Court from a decree of a court exercising original jurisdiction under this Act (other than the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia).

Note:          In relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, see sections 37 and 122 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

             (2)  If, apart from this subsection, subsection (1) is to any extent inconsistent with section 73 of the Constitution, this Act has effect as if the words “, except by special leave of the High Court” were added at the end of subsection (1).

182  Subsection 110W(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court

183  Paragraph 110W(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a decision is a decision of the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court; and

184  After subsection 110W(2)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

          (2A)  For the purposes of this Act, if:

                     (a)  a decision is a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia under Part VIII; and

                     (b)  an application may be made for leave to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court within the period of 30 days after the making of the decision; and

                     (c)  an application is not made within that period;

the decision becomes final at the end of that period.

185  Paragraphs 110W(3)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  a decision is a decision of a court (other than a decision mentioned in paragraph (2)(a) or (2A)(a)) under Part VIII; and

                     (b)  an application may be made for leave to appeal against the decision; and

Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011

186  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of eligible court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

187  Section 18

Omit “the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992

188  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

189  Sections 39DA and 39DB

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

190  Paragraph 49A(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

191  Section 52C (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

192  Subsection 52C(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

193  Paragraphs 52C(2)(e), (f) and (g)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

194  Subsection 52C(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court under subsection (1) is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under subsection (1) is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Court”.

195  Paragraph 52C(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit”.

196  Paragraph 52C(3)(b)

Omit “section 15 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 108 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

197  Paragraph 52C(3)(c)

Omit “section 16 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

198  Paragraphs 52C(3)(d) and (e)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

199  Section 52D

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992

200  Paragraph 13A(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012

201  Subsection 6(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

202  Subsection 86(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Competition and Consumer Act 2010

203  Subsection 4(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (b)  definition of the Family Court.

204  Subsection 86(1A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

205  Paragraph 86(4)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

206  Section 86AA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

207  Section 86AA

Omit “Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Court”.

208  Section 86AA (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court, see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 and section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

Note 2:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), see section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

209  Section 130 (definition of Family Court Judge)

Repeal the definition.

210  Paragraph 138(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

211  Section 138A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

212  Subsection 138A(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

213  Subsection 138A(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Court”.

214  Subsection 138A(2) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

215  Section 138E (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

138E  Transfer of proceedings to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

216  Subsection 138E(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

217  Subsection 138E(2)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

218  Paragraphs 138E(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Court”.

219  Paragraph 138E(2)(c)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

220  Paragraph 138E(2)(d)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

221  Paragraph 138E(2)(d)

Omit “the Family Court” (second occurring), substitute “that Court”.

222  Paragraph 138E(2)(e)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

223  Subparagraph 138E(2)(f)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

224  Subparagraphs 138E(2)(f)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

225  Subparagraph 138E(2)(f)(iv)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

226  Subsections 138E(3) and (4)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

227  Paragraph 151AQA(4)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

228  Subsection 151AQA(4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court or a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a Judge of the Court”.

Copyright Act 1968

229  Section 131D (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

230  Section 131D

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

231  Section 135AS (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

232  Section 135AS

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

233  Subsection 195AZGH(5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

234  Section 248MA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

235  Section 248MA

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

236  Section 586‑10 (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

237  Subsection 586‑10(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

238  Paragraphs 586‑15(1)(a), (2)(c) and (5)(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

239  Paragraphs 586‑25(1)(b) and (2)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

240  Paragraph 586‑25(3)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

241  Subsection 586‑25(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  An appeal may not be instituted from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) to a State or Territory court.

242  Paragraph 586‑25(5)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

243  Section 586‑40 (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

244  Subparagraphs 586‑40(1)(b)(i) and (3)(a)(i) and (b)(i)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

245  Paragraph 586‑65(3)(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

246  Section 586‑90 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

586‑90  Rules of the Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1)

247  Section 586‑90

Omit “rules of court conferred by section 123 of the Family Law Act 1975”, substitute “Rules of Court under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

248  Paragraphs 586‑90(a) and (c)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

249  Subsection 694‑35(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

250  Section 700‑1 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations legislation)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

251  Section 700‑1 (definition of Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

252  Section 700‑1 (definition of superior court)

Omit “the Family Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Corporations Act 2001

253  Section 9 (paragraph (c) of the definition of Corporations legislation)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

254  Section 9 (definition of Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

255  Section 9 (definition of superior court)

Omit “the Family Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

256  Subsection 58AA(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

257  Paragraph 908CI(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

258  Section 1337C (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

259  Subsection 1337C(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

260  Paragraphs 1337D(1)(a), (2)(c) and (5)(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

261  Paragraphs 1337F(1)(b) and (2)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

262  Paragraph 1337F(3)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

263  Subsection 1337F(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  An appeal may not be instituted from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) to a State or Territory court.

264  Paragraph 1337F(5)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

265  Section 1337J (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

266  Subparagraphs 1337J(1)(b)(i) and (3)(a)(i) and (b)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

267  Subsection 1337P(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of relevant jurisdiction)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

268  Section 1337U (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court (Division 1)”.

269  Subsection 1337U(1)

Omit “rules of court conferred by section 123 of the Family Law Act 1975”, substitute “Rules of Court under Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

270  Paragraphs 1337U(1)(a) and (c)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Court Security Act 2013

271  Section 5 (table item 3 in the definition of administrative head)

Repeal the item, substitute:

3

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia

4

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia

272  Section 5 (table item 6 in the definition of administrative head)

Repeal the item.

273  Section 5 (table item 7 in the definition of administrative head, column headed “Court”)

Omit “3, 4 or 6”, substitute “3 or 4”.

274  Subsection 41(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia, the Family Court of Western Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or the Family Court of Western Australia”.

275  Subsection 41(1) (note 3)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 3:       For appeals from the making of an order, see section 30A of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 if the order was made by a member of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or the Family Court of Western Australia.

276  Section 45 (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          For appeals from the variation or revocation of an order, see section 30A of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 if the order was made by a member of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or the Family Court of Western Australia.

277  Section 51 (table item 2)

Repeal the item, substitute:

2

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

The Marshal of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

3

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

The Marshal of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

278  Section 51 (table item 5)

Repeal the item.

279  Section 51 (table item 6, column headed “Court”)

Omit “2, 3 or 5”, substitute “2 or 3”.

Crimes Act 1914

280  Subsection 3ZQO(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

281  Section 3ZQQ (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

282  Section 3ZQQ

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

283  Paragraph 3ZZNF(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

284  Paragraph 4AAA(1)(ab)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (ab)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

285  Subsections 4AAA(2) and (3A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Criminal Code Act 1995

286  Subsection 100.1(1) of the Criminal Code (paragraph (c) of the definition of issuing court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

287  Paragraph 105.2(1)(b) of the Criminal Code

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

288  Subsections 105.43(4), (5) and (7) of the Criminal Code

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

289  Section 105.46 of the Criminal Code (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

290  Section 105.46 of the Criminal Code

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

291  Section 106.4 of the Criminal Code

Repeal the section, substitute:

106.4  Saving—Judges of the Federal Circuit Court

             (1)  An appointment that is in force immediately before 1 January 2019 under subsection 105.2(1) in respect of a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia continues in force, on and after that day, as an appointment in respect of a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under that subsection.

             (2)  A consent that is in force immediately before 1 January 2019 under subsection 105.2(2) in respect of a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia continues in force, on and after that day, as a consent in respect of a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

             (3)  A thing done by, or in relation to, a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, as an issuing authority for continued preventative detention orders, under Division 105 before 1 January 2019 has effect, on and after that day, as if it had been done by, or in relation to, a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), as an issuing authority for continued preventative detention orders, under that Division.

292  Subparagraph 123.1(2)(b)(ii) of the Criminal Code

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

293  Paragraph 150.5(3)(b) of the Criminal Code

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Customs Act 1901

294  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Division 1B Judge)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

295  Subsections 219RA(1) and 219ZL(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Defence Act 1903

296  Subparagraph 117AE(3)(e)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990

297  Section 3 (definition of Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

298  Paragraphs 18(1)(a) and 29(d) and (e)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001

299  Paragraphs 76A(3)(b) and 77(1)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

300  Subsection 77(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Designs Act 2003

301  Section 5 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

302  Section 5 (paragraph (aa) of the definition of prescribed court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (aa)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

303  Subsections 28(5), 50(6), 52(7), 54(4), 67(4) and 68(6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

304  Section 82

Omit:

Under Part 2, the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court are given jurisdiction in relation to matters arising under the Act. Other prescribed courts have jurisdiction if the Act so provides.

substitute:

Under Part 2, the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) are given jurisdiction in relation to matters arising under the Act. Other prescribed courts have jurisdiction if the Act so provides.

305  Paragraph 83(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

306  Section 83A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

307  Section 83A

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

308  Subsection 84(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

309  Subsection 86(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

310  Subsection 86(3) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court: see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 and section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

Note 2:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2): see section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

311  Subsection 87(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

312  Section 88 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

313  Sections 88 and 89

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

314  Section 4 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

315  Section 23

Omit:

•      Proceedings for the recovery of penalties are to be instituted in the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court.

substitute:

•      Proceedings for the recovery of penalties are to be instituted in the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

316  Subsection 24(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

317  Paragraphs 25(2)(a), (3)(b), (4)(b), (5)(b) and (6)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

318  Sections 26 and 28

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

319  Paragraph 30(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

320  Subsection 30(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

321  Paragraph 31(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

322  Subsection 31(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

323  Section 33

Omit:

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court may grant injunctions in relation to contraventions of civil penalty provisions.

substitute:

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may grant injunctions in relation to contraventions of civil penalty provisions.

324  Sections 34, 35, 36 and 37

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

325  Section 38 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

326  Section 38

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

327  Paragraph 44(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

328  Clause 1 of Schedule 3

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

329  Paragraph 3(1)(d) of Schedule 3

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

330  Paragraph 7(c) of Schedule 3

Omit “Federal Court’s or the Federal Circuit Court’s discretion”, substitute “discretion of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

331  Subsection 110B(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015

332  Subsections 46(3), 47(3) and 48(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Evidence Act 1995

333  Subsection 4(5A)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

334  Part 1 of the Dictionary

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Extradition Act 1988

335  Section 5 (definition of eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge)

Repeal the definition.

336  Section 5

Insert:

eligible Judge means a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in relation to whom a consent under subsection 45A(1) and a nomination under subsection 45A(2) are in force.

337  Subsection 11(6)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

338  Paragraph 12(1)(a)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

339  Subsections 12(3) and 14(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

340  Sections 15 and 15A

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

341  Subsections 15B(1) and (4) and 16(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

342  Subsections 16A(2) and (3)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

343  Section 17

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

344  Subsections 18(1), (3) and (4)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

345  Paragraph 19(1)(c)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

346  Subsection 19(9A)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

347  Subparagraphs 19A(1)(b)(ii) and 20(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

348  Subsection 21(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

349  Subsection 22(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of eligible person)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

350  Paragraphs 22(5)(a) and (b)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

351  Paragraph 26(1)(ca)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

352  Subsection 26(2A)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

353  Paragraphs 28(a) and 29(a)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

354  Subsection 31(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

355  Section 32

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

356  Paragraphs 33(c) and 34(1)(b)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

357  Subsections 35(1) and (2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

358  Subsections 43(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

359  Paragraph 45(1)(a)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

360  Section 45A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

361  Subsections 45A(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

362  Subsection 45A(2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

363  Section 45B (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

364  Subsections 45B(1) and (3)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

365  Section 46A

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

366  Subparagraphs 48(1)(b)(iii) and (iv)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

367  Subsection 49(2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

368  Section 49B

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

369  Paragraph 55(c)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judges” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judges”.

Fair Work Act 2009

370  Section 12 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

371  Subsections 417(3), 421(3) and 422(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

372  Section 537

Omit:

Subdivision B of Division 2 sets out the orders that can be made by the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court or an eligible State or Territory Court in relation to a contravention of a civil remedy provision.

substitute:

Subdivision B of Division 2 sets out the orders that can be made by the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or an eligible State or Territory Court in relation to a contravention of a civil remedy provision.

373  Subsection 539(2) (table)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

374  Section 543

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

375  Subsection 545(1) (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

376  Subsections 545(1) and (2) and 546(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

377  Paragraph 548(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

378  Paragraph 558C(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

379  Section 560

Repeal the section, substitute:

560  Guide to this Part

This Part is about the jurisdiction and powers of the courts in relation to matters arising under this Act.

Divisions 2 and 3 confer jurisdiction on the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2). That jurisdiction is generally required to be exercised in the Fair Work Divisions of those courts.

Division 4 deals with intervention, costs, limitation on imprisonment, and regulations, in relation to proceedings in the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) and, in some cases, a court of a State or Territory.

380  Paragraphs 563(f), (g) and (h)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

381  Division 3 of Part 4‑2 of Chapter 4 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

382  Section 566 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

383  Section 566

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

384  Section 567 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

385  Section 567

Omit “Federal Circuit Court under section 566 is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 566 is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Court”.

386  Paragraph 567(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit”.

387  Paragraph 567(b)

Omit “section 15 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 108 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

388  Paragraph 567(c)

Omit “section 16 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

389  Paragraph 567(d)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

390  Paragraph 567(e)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

391  Section 568

Repeal the section, substitute:

568  No limitation on powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

                   To avoid doubt, nothing in this Act limits the powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 107, 108 or 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

392  Paragraph 576(2)(ca)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (ca)  mediating any proceedings, part of proceedings or matter arising out of any proceedings that, under section 53A of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or section 136 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, have been referred by the Fair Work Division of the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the FWC for mediation;

393  Subsections 627(1A) and (2A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

394  Section 653A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

395  Section 653A

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

396  Subsection 715(6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

397  Paragraph 716(3)(e)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

398  Subsection 717(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

399  Paragraphs 789CD(3)(b) and 789CE(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

400  Section 6 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

401  Subsections 337BB(1) and (6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

402  Section 353A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

403  Subsection 353A(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

404  Subitem 16(1) of Schedule 16 (table)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

405  Item 17 of Schedule 16

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

406  Paragraphs 22(f), (g) and (h) of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

407  Item 25 of Schedule 17 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

408  Item 25 of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

409  Item 26 of Schedule 17 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

410  Item 26 of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court under item 25 is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under item 25 is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Court”.

411  Paragraph 26(a) of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit”.

412  Paragraph 26(b) of Schedule 17

Omit “section 15 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 108 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

413  Paragraph 26(c) of Schedule 17

Omit “section 16 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

414  Paragraph 26(d) of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

415  Paragraph 26(e) of Schedule 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

416  Item 27 of Schedule 17

Repeal the item, substitute:

27  No limitation on powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

To avoid doubt, nothing in this Act limits the powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 107, 108 or 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Family Court of Western Australia (Orders of Registrars) Act 1997

417  Section 11

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Family Court of Australia”.

418  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Federal Proceedings (Costs) Act 1981

419  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

420  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of Federal appeal)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court”.

421  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (fa) of the definition of Federal appeal)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (fa)  an appeal to the Federal Court from a judgment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

                    (fb)  an appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court from a judgment of:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                             (ii)  a Family Court of a State; or

                            (iii)  a Supreme Court of a State or Territory (including the Northern Territory) constituted by a single Judge; or

422  Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (ga)(ii) of the definition of Federal appeal)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

423  Subsection 3(1) (paragraphs (j) to (k) of the definition of Federal appeal)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                      (j)  an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia from a judgment of:

                              (i)  a court of summary jurisdiction of a State; or

                             (ii)  a court of summary jurisdiction of an internal Territory (including the Northern Territory); or

                            (iii)  a court of summary jurisdiction of Norfolk Island.

424  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

425  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

426  Paragraph 9(1)(a)

Omit “(j), (ja) or (k)”, substitute “(fb) or (j)”.

427  Subsection 10(1)

Omit “the Family Court, the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

428  Schedule (table item dealing with the Family Court)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

2000

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975

429  Paragraph 99(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

430  Subsection 132(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Foreign Evidence Act 1994

431  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of superior court)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

432  Division 2 of Part 2 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

433  Section 9A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

434  Subsection 9A(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Child support or family law matters

             (1)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may, on the application of a party to a proceeding before the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in a child support or family law matter, exercise the same power to make an order of the kind referred to in Division 1 as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) has under that Division for the purpose of a proceeding in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

435  Subsection 9A(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

436  Paragraph 11(1)(a)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

437  Subsection 11(2) (paragraph (a) of the definition of appropriate court)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

438  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

439  Paragraph 12(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s satisfaction or the inferior court’s satisfaction”, substitute “satisfaction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or the inferior court”.

440  Subsection 15(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Freedom of Information Act 1982

441  Subsection 5(1B) (heading)

Omit “Family Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

442  Paragraph 5(1B)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  exercising powers or performing functions under paragraph 31(2)(d) and subsection 32(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; or

443  Subsection 5(1C) (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

444  Paragraph 5(1C)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  exercising powers or performing functions under paragraph 112(2)(d) and subsection 113(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; or

445  Subsections 64(7) and (8) and 67(4) and (5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Authority Governance and Other Matters) Act 2018

446  Paragraph 10(2)(b) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012

447  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of issuing officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

448  Section 5 (paragraph (aa) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (aa)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010

449  Paragraphs 31C(3)(b), 31D(3)(b) and 31E(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Higher Education Support Act 2003

450  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1 (paragraph (b) of the definition of applicable court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

451  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1 (paragraph (c) of the definition of judicial officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Act 2011

452  Paragraph 13(11)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

453  Subsection 19(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2017

454  Subitem 58(9) of Schedule 2

Omit “or the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012

455  Paragraph 21(5)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

456  Paragraph 21(9)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

457  Paragraph 22(4)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

458  Paragraphs 22(8)(b) and 23(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

459  Subsection 126‑15(2) (example)

Omit “The Family Court”, substitute “A court”.

Independent Contractors Act 2006

460  Section 4 (definition of Court)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

461  Subsection 12(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          A proceeding pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may be transferred to the Federal Court of Australia: see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 and section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

462  Section 15 (note)

Omit “Part 4 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “Part 5 of Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

463  Section 16 (note 2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

464  Paragraphs 83(3)(b), 85(9)(b) and 86(8)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

465  Section 4 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

466  Paragraphs 64B(3)(b) and 64D(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979

467  Title

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

468  Section 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

469  After section 3A

Insert:

3B  Service in more than one judicial office

                   To avoid doubt, a person may satisfy the definition of Judge at a particular time even if the person also holds, at the same time, an office as a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Note:          See paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge in section 3.

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968

470  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of appropriate current judicial salary)

Omit “paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e)”, substitute “paragraph (b), (ba), (bb), (c), (d), (da), (db) or (e)”.

471  Subsection 4(1) (after paragraph (b) of the definition of appropriate current judicial salary)

Insert:

                   (ba)  in the case of a Judge who was a Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia—the salary for the time being payable to the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                   (bb)  in the case of a Judge who was a Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia—the salary for the time being payable to the Deputy Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

472  Subsection 4(1) (after paragraph (d) of the definition of appropriate current judicial salary)

Insert:

                   (da)  in the case of a Senior Judge (other than a Chief Justice or Deputy Chief Justice) of the Family Court of Australia—the salary for the time being payable to a Senior Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

                   (db)  in the case of a Judge (other than a Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice or Senior Judge) of the Family Court of Australia—the salary for the time being payable to a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

473  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Family Court of Australia means the federal court known, immediately before 1 January 2019, as the Family Court of Australia.

474  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

475  Subsection 4(1) (at the end of the end of the definition of Judge)

Add:

Note:          For service in more than one judicial office, see section 5.

476  At the end of section 5

Add:

             (3)  To avoid doubt, a person may satisfy the definition of Judge at a particular time even if the person also holds, at the same time, an office as a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Note:          See paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge in subsection 4(1).

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984

477  Part 2 of the Schedule (cell at table item dealing with Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, column 1)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)……………………………………………….……......

478  Part 2 of the Schedule (cell at table item dealing with Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, column 1)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Deputy Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) ………………………………………………………..

479  Part 2 of the Schedule (table item dealing with Judge assigned to the Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia (other than the Chief Justice or the Deputy Chief Justice))

Repeal the item.

480  Part 2 of the Schedule (cell at table item dealing with Senior Judge of the Family Court of Australia)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Senior Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) ………………………………………………………..

481  Part 2 of the Schedule (cell at table item dealing with Any other Judge of the Family Court of Australia, column 1)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Any other Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1…………………………………………………………

482  Part 2 of the Schedule (table item dealing with Judicial Registrar of the Family Court of Australia)

Repeal the item.

Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Act 2012

483  Section 4

Omit:

Under this Act, the Houses of the Parliament may each pass a resolution, in the same session, establishing a Commission to investigate an allegation of misbehaviour or incapacity of a Commonwealth judicial officer (that is, a High Court judge or a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia).

substitute:

Under this Act, the Houses of the Parliament may each pass a resolution, in the same session, establishing a Commission to investigate an allegation of misbehaviour or incapacity of a Commonwealth judicial officer (that is, a High Court judge or a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

484  Paragraph 19(6)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

485  Paragraph 19(6)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

Judiciary Act 1903

486  Paragraph 23(2)(a)

Omit “or a decision of the Family Court of Australia or a Judge of that Court”.

487  Paragraph 39B(1EA)(a)

Omit “Family Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

488  Paragraph 39B(1EA)(b)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

489  Subparagraphs 39B(1EA)(d)(i) and (ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                              (i)  if the civil proceeding or appeal is before the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—that court; or

                             (ii)  if the civil proceeding or appeal is before the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—that court; or

490  Subsection 39B(2)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

491  Subsection 39B(3)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross‑vesting) Act 1987

492  Paragraph (b) of the Preamble

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

493  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Family Court)

Repeal the definition.

494  Paragraphs 4(1)(a) and (2)(b)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

495  Subsection 4(3)

Omit “the Family Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

496  Subparagraph 5(1)(b)(i)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

497  Subparagraphs 5(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court”(wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

498  Subsection 5(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

499  Paragraphs 5(4)(a) and (5)(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

500  Paragraph 6(2)(b)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

501  Subsection 6A(2)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

502  Subsection 6A(3)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

503  Subsection 7(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

504  Subsection 7(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  An appeal may not be instituted from the Federal Court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

505  Paragraph 7(5)(a)

Omit “of the Family Court”, substitute “the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court”.

506  Subsection 7(7)

Omit “of the Family Court”, substitute “the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court”.

507  Subparagraph 8(1)(b)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

508  Subsection 9(3)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

509  Paragraph 10(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

510  Subsection 11(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

511  Subsection 14(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

512  Subsection 14(3)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

513  Subsection 16(4)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

514  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

515  Subsection 5(1) (subparagraph (a)(ia) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

516  Paragraph 96AD(2)(b)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

517  Subsection 103(1) (note 2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

518  Subsection 103(2) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

519  Paragraph 109(7)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

520  Subparagraph 201(g)(i)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

521  Subsections 221(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014

522  Section 9 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Marriage Act 1961

523  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), or a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), who is appointed by the Minister to be a person authorised to perform that function;

524  Subsection 9A(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia or of the Family Court of a State or a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or the Family Court of a State”.

525  Subsection 92(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017

526  After subitem 6(6) of Schedule 4

Insert:

(6A)     To avoid doubt, on and after 1 January 2019, an appeal mentioned in subitem (6) may not be referred to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia.

Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973

527  Paragraph 5(3)(ba)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (ba)  a person who is a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Migration Act 1958

528  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of eligible court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

529  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

530  Subparagraph 42(2A)(e)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

531  Section 91X (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

532  Subsections 91X(1), 114(1) and 153(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

533  Section 476 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

534  Subsections 476(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

535  Paragraph 476A(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  both:

                              (i)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) transfers a proceeding pending in that court in relation to the decision to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                             (ii)  the Federal Court confirms the transfer under section 32AD of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; or

536  After subsection 476A(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  To avoid doubt, the Federal Court does not have original jurisdiction in relation to a migration decision under subsection (1) in respect of proceedings that are transferred to the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

537  Paragraph 476A(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

538  Subsections 476B(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

539  Section 477 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

540  Subsections 477(1) and (2) and 480(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

541  Section 484 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

542  Subsections 484(1) and (2) and 486B(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

543  Section 486C (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

544  Subsection 486C(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

545  Subsection 486C(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court’s jurisdiction”, substitute “jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

546  Subsection 486C(3A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (3A)  This section applies to:

                     (a)  proceedings:

                              (i)  that are transferred to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                             (ii)  whose transfer are confirmed by the Federal Court under section 32AD of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; and

                     (b)  proceedings in which the Federal Court has jurisdiction under paragraph 476A(1)(b) or (c).

          (3B)  To avoid doubt, this section does not apply to proceedings that are transferred to the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

547  Subsection 486D(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

548  Subsection 486D(5) (paragraph (a) of the definition of judicial review proceeding)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

549  Section 487A (paragraph (b) of the definition of issuing officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

550  Paragraph 500(6)(d)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

551  Subsections 503A(4A) and (5A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

552  Section 503B (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

553  Subsection 503B(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

554  Subsection 503B(2)

Omit “The Federal Court’s or Federal Circuit Court’s orders”, substitute “The orders of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

555  Paragraph 503B(2)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

556  Subsections 503B(4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (10) and (11)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

557  Subsection 503B(14) (table item 1, column headed “In the case of these proceedings...”)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court’s jurisdiction”, substitute “jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

558  Section 503C (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

559  Subsection 503C(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

560  Subsection 503C(3)

Omit “the Federal Circuit Court may, on application by the Minister, make such orders as the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court considers appropriate for the purpose of ensuring that, in the event that the subsection 503B(1) application is made and the information is disclosed to the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may, on application by the Minister, make such orders as the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) considers appropriate for the purpose of ensuring that, in the event that the subsection 503B(1) application is made and the information is disclosed to the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

561  Paragraph 503C(3)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the consideration of the subsection 503B(1) application by the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

562  Paragraph 503C(3)(d)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

563  Subsection 503C(4)

Omit “The Federal Court’s or the Federal Circuit Court’s orders”, substitute “The orders of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

564  Paragraph 503C(4)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

565  Subsections 503C(6) and (7)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987

566  Subsection 3(1) (definition of eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge)

Repeal the definition.

567  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

eligible Judge means a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in relation to whom a consent under subsection 38ZC(1) and a nomination under subsection 38ZC(2) are in force.

568  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of executing officer)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

569  Paragraphs 13(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

570  Subsections 13(2A), (2B), (2C), (2D) and (4) to (5)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

571  Subsection 13AA(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

572  Subsection 13AA(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  In the case of an eligible Judge, subject to the Rules of Court made under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, the order may be enforced as if the order were an order of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

573  Paragraphs 13AB(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

574  Section 15

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

575  Subsections 25(2), 31(2), 38C(1) and (2) and 38D(1), (3) and (4), 38H(1) and (4), 38I(1), 38K(5) and 38N(7)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

576  Section 38Z

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

577  Paragraph 38ZB(1)(a)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

578  Subsection 38ZB(2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

579  Section 38ZC (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

580  Subsections 38ZC(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

581  Subsection 38ZC(2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

582  Section 38ZD (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

583  Subsections 38ZD(1) and (3)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

584  Paragraph 44(c)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judges” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judges”.

My Health Records Act 2012

585  Paragraphs 45C(1)(b), 50C(1)(b), 79(3)(b), 80(3)(b) and 81(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967

586  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016

587  Paragraph 24(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009

588  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

589  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of lower court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

590  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of relevant superior court)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

591  Section 185

Omit:

Division 2 deals with civil proceedings. It confers jurisdiction on the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court and State and Territory courts, subject to specified limits. It also contains rules about the transfer of civil proceedings between courts and other matters (such as when proceedings may be dealt with as small claims proceedings and when adverse cost orders can be made).

substitute:

Division 2 deals with civil proceedings. It confers jurisdiction on the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) and State and Territory courts, subject to specified limits. It also contains rules about the transfer of civil proceedings between courts and other matters (such as when proceedings may be dealt with as small claims proceedings and when adverse cost orders can be made).

592  Subsection 187(1) (cell at table item 2, column headed “Court on which civil jurisdiction is conferred”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

593  Section 189 (table)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

594  Subsection 191(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

595  Subsection 191(2) (note 1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

596  Subsection 191(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       For transfers from the Federal Court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2): see section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

Note 3:       For transfers from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court: see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 and section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

597  Paragraph 199(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013

598  Subparagraphs 73ZE(3)(e)(ii) and 73ZF(2)(e)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

599  Paragraph 73ZJ(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

600  Paragraphs 73ZK(3)(b), 73ZP(3)(b) and 73ZQ(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007

601  Section 7 (paragraph (b) of the definition of court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

National Health Act 1953

602  Subparagraph 134D(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

National Health Security Act 2007

603  Subsections 62(1) and 79A(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

National Measurement Act 1960

604  Section 18LL

Omit:

(3)   The Secretary may apply to the Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia for an injunction to restrain a person from conduct that would be an offence under Part IV, V, VI or VII (see section 18LO).

substitute:

(3)   The Secretary may apply to the Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) for an injunction to restrain a person from conduct that would be an offence under Part IV, V, VI or VII (see section 18LO).

605  Subsections 18LN(1), 18LO(1) and 18QE(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

606  Section 19K (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

607  Section 19K

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018

608  Paragraph 190(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011

609  Section 3 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

610  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

611  Section 91 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

612  Subsections 91(1) and (2) and 92(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

613  Section 137 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

614  Subsections 137(1), (2), (3) and (4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

615  Section 139

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

616  Subsections 140(4) and 141(2) and (4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

617  Section 142

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

618  Paragraph 147(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

619  Sections 150, 151, 152 and 153

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

620  Section 154 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

621  Section 154

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

622  Paragraph 232B(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

623  Section 7 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

624  Subsection 602C(6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

625  Paragraph 602C(8)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

626  Subsection 602D(5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

627  Paragraphs 602D(7)(b), 611B(3)(b) and 611J(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Ombudsman Act 1976

628  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

chief executive officer, in relation to a court or tribunal, means the person holding the office, or performing the duties, of:

                     (a)  in relation to the High Court—the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar of the Court; or

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Court of Australia—the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Court; or

                     (c)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia; or

                     (d)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia; or

                     (e)  in relation to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal—the Registrar of the Tribunal; or

                      (f)  in relation to a court or tribunal declared by the regulations—the office declared by those regulations to be the office of the chief executive officer of the court or tribunal for the purposes of this Act; or

                     (g)  an office prescribed by the regulations in lieu of an office referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e).

629  Subsection 3(1) (definition of chief executive officer of a court or tribunal)

Repeal the definition.

630  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (bb) of the definition of prescribed authority)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (bb)  a chief executive officer, in relation to a court or tribunal; or

631  Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of prescribed authority)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  the chief executive officer, in relation to a court or tribunal, or a person who, for the purposes of this Act, is to be taken to be a member of the staff of a court or tribunal; or

632  Paragraph 3(14)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the officers of a court or tribunal (other than the chief executive officer); and

633  Subsection 3(14)

Omit “are to be taken to be members of the staff of the chief executive officer of the court or tribunal”, substitute “are to be taken to be members of the staff of the court or tribunal”.

634  Paragraph 3(16)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a chief executive officer, in relation to a court or tribunal; or

635  Paragraph 3(18)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in the case of the chief executive officer, in relation to a court, the reference is to be read as a reference to the chief justice or chief judge (however described) of the court;

636  Paragraph 3(18)(c)

Omit “chief executive officer of a tribunal other than the Administrative Appeals Tribunal”, substitute “chief executive officer, in relation to a tribunal (other than the Administrative Appeals Tribunal)”.

637  Paragraph 5(2)(ba)

Omit “chief executive officer of a court or by a person who, for the purposes of this Act, is to be taken to be a member of the staff of the chief executive officer of a court”, substitute “chief executive officer, in relation to a court, or by a person who, for the purposes of this Act, is to be taken to be a member of the staff of a court”.

638  Subsection 16(5)

Omit “chief executive officer of a court or tribunal”, substitute “chief executive officer, in relation to a court or tribunal”.

639  Paragraph 16(5)(a)

Omit “chief executive officer of a court”, substitute “chief executive officer, in relation to a court”.

640  Paragraph 16(5)(c)

Omit “chief executive officer of a tribunal other than the Administrative Appeals Tribunal”, substitute “chief executive officer, in relation to a tribunal (other than the Administrative Appeals Tribunal)”.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

641  Section 7 (paragraph (b) of the definition of designated court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

642  Section 7 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010

643  Section 6 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

644  Paragraph 147(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

645  Subsection 156(5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

646  Subsection 200D(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

647  Subsection 200N(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

648  Section 297

Omit:

Division 3 confers jurisdiction on the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court.

substitute:

Division 3 confers jurisdiction on the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

649  Section 301 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

650  Section 301

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017

651  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Personal Property Securities Act 2009

652  Section 10

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Family Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court.

653  Section 205

Omit:

Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court, courts of States and Territories and the Family Court. PPS matters can be transferred between courts in accordance with procedures set out in this Part.

substitute:

Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) and courts of States and Territories. PPS matters can be transferred between courts in accordance with procedures set out in this Part.

654  Paragraph 206(1)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

655  Section 207 (after table item 1)

Insert:

1A

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

No specified limits.

656  Section 207 (cell at table item 2, column headed “Court on which jurisdiction is conferred”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

657  Section 207 (table item 4)

Repeal the item.

658  Section 208 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Cross‑jurisdictional appeals

Item

Unless expressly provided by a law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory, an appeal with respect to a PPS matter does not lie from a decision of ...

to any of the following courts:

1

the Federal Court

(a) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(c) a court of a State;

(d) a court of a Territory.

2

the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

(a) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(b) a court of a State;

(c) a court of a Territory.

3

the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

(a) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(b) a court of a State;

(c) a court of a Territory.

4

a court of a State (other than a State Family Court)

(a) the Federal Court;

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(c) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(d) a court of another State;

(e) a court of a Territory;

(f) a State Family Court of the same State.

5

a court of the Australian Capital Territory

(a) the Federal Court;

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(c) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(d) a court of a State;

(e) a court of another Territory.

6

a court of the Northern Territory

(a) the Federal Court;

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(c) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(d) a court of a State;

(e) a court of another Territory.

7

a court of an external Territory

(a) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(b) Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(c) a court of a State;

(d) a court of another Territory (whether internal or external).

8

a State Family Court

(a) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

(c) the Supreme Court of the same State;

(d) a court of another State;

(e) a court of a Territory.

659  Subsection 210(2) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Transfers to which other legislation applies

Item

Transferring court

Receiving court

1

The Federal Court

The Federal Court

2

The Federal Court

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

3

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

4

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

660  Subsection 210(2) (note 1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

661  Subsection 210(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Transfers mentioned in the table are covered by other legislation as follows:

(a)    for a transfer mentioned in item 1—section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976;

(b)    for a transfer mentioned in item 2—section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976;

(c)    for a transfer mentioned in item 3—section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

(d)    for a transfer mentioned in item 4—sections 117 and 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

662  Subsection 211(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of lower court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

663  Subsection 211(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of relevant superior court)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

664  Subsection 211(3) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of superior court)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

665  Subsection 211(3) (paragraph (c) of the definition of superior court)

Repeal the paragraph.

666  Paragraphs 221(3)(b) and 222(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting Act 2017

667  Subparagraphs 33(2)(f)(ii) and 35(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

668  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

669  Paragraphs 39(5)(b) and 50(7)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

670  Subsections 54(1) and 55(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

671  Subsection 56(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       A matter may also be transferred to the Federal Court from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2): see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

Note 2:       A matter may also be transferred from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) by the Federal Court: see section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

672  Paragraph 56(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

673  Section 56A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

674  Subsections 56A(1), (3) and (4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

675  Subsection 56A(5)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (5)  Subsection (4) does not limit the power of the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to make Rules of Court under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 that are consistent with the regulations referred to in that subsection.

676  Section 72

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Privacy Act 1988

677  Subsection 6(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

678  Section 19

Omit:

Division 7 provides for compensation orders, and other orders, to be made by the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court.

substitute:

Division 7 provides for compensation orders, and other orders, to be made by the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

679  Subsections 25(1) and 25A(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

680  Section 55A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

681  Subsections 55A(1) and 62(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

682  Paragraphs 63(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

683  Paragraphs 80U(3)(b), 80V(3)(b) and 80W(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

684  Subparagraphs 315B(2)(a)(v) and (b)(v)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Product Emissions Standards Act 2017

685  Subparagraphs 24(3)(f)(ii), 25(2)(f)(ii), 26(2)(b)(ii), 28(2)(b)(ii) and 29(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

686  Paragraphs 35(2)(b) and 37(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Product Stewardship Act 2011

687  Section 6 (paragraph (b) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

688  Section 87 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

689  Subsections 87(1) and (2) and 88(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013

690  Section 8 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

691  Section 9

Omit:

The Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court may make orders for civil remedies (including compensation, injunctions and reinstatement of employment) if a reprisal is taken against a person because of a public interest disclosure (including a proposed or a suspected public interest disclosure).

substitute:

The Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may make orders for civil remedies (including compensation, injunctions and reinstatement of employment) if a reprisal is taken against a person because of a public interest disclosure (including a proposed or a suspected public interest disclosure).

692  Sections 14, 15, 16 and 17

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

693  Subsection 22A(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

694  Paragraphs 73(2)(b) to (ca)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court is the chief executive officer of the following courts:

                              (i)  the Federal Court;

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

                            (iii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014

695  Section 4 (paragraph (c) of the definition of judicial officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990

696  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (cell at table item dealing with Chief Justice of the Family Court, column headed “Office”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

697  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (cell at table item dealing with Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court, column headed “Office”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Deputy Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

698  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table item dealing with Judge assigned to the Appeal Division of the Family Court)

Repeal the item.

699  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (cell at table item dealing with Senior Judge of the Family Court, column headed “Office”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Senior Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

700  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (cell at table item dealing with Any other Judge of the Family Court, column headed “Office”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

Any other Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

701  Part 4 of Schedule 1 (table item dealing with Judicial Registrar of the Family Court of Australia)

Repeal the item.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

702  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

703  Subsection 154A(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009

704  Section 3 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

705  Subsection 39(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

706  Sections 43 and 44

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

707  Section 51 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

708  Section 51

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018

709  Paragraph 49(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Service and Execution of Process Act 1992

710  At the end of subsection 8(2)(d)

Add:

               ; or (e)  the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976, or the regulations or Rules of Court made under that Act, to the extent that any provisions relate to the exercise of powers by the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia; or

                      (f)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, regulations made under that Act or Rules of Court made under Chapter 3 of that Act.

Shipping Registration Act 1981

711  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

712  Subsection 61BZD(1) (cell at table item 2, column headed “Court on which civil jurisdiction is conferred”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Social Security Act 1991

713  Paragraphs 553A(4)(d), 596(4)(d), 660XBE(4)(d); 729AA(4)(d), 759(4)(d) and 771HB(4)(d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (d)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

714  Subsection 1243(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

715  Subsection 1252(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012

716  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

717  Subsection 103(1) (cell at table item 2, column headed “Court on which civil jurisdiction is conferred”)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Student Assistance Act 1973

718  Subsection 43K(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

719  Subsection 43U(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

720  Section 14ZQ

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Family Court;

                     (b)  definition of Family Court Judge.

721  Section 14ZZS (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

722  Subsection 14ZZS(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

723  Subsection 14ZZS(2)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

724  Paragraphs 14ZZS(2)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)

Omit “Family Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

725  Subparagraph 14ZZS(2)(f)(i)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

726  Subparagraphs 14ZZS(2)(f)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “Family Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

727  Subparagraph 14ZZS(2)(f)(iv)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

728  Subsections 14ZZS(3) and (4)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

729  Section 17A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

730  Subsection 17A(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

731  Section 5 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

732  Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

733  Section 96 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

734  Subsections 96(1) and (2) and 97(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

735  Paragraph 115(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

736  Section 118

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

737  Subsection 119(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

738  Section 121

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

739  Subsections 126(1) and 127(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

740  Sections 128, 129, 130 and 131

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

741  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

742  Section 42YM

Omit:

The Secretary can seek injunctions from the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court to restrain a person from contravening this Act or the regulations, or to compel compliance with this Act or the regulations.

substitute:

The Secretary can seek injunctions from the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to restrain a person from contravening this Act or the regulations, or to compel compliance with this Act or the regulations.

743  Sections 42YN, 42YO, 42YP, 42YQ and 42YR

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011

744  Paragraphs 52(9)(b) and 85(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Trade Marks Act 1995

745  Subsection 6(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

746  Sections 35, 56 and 67

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

747  Subsections 83(2) and 83A(8)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

748  Sections 84D and 104

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

749  Paragraph 190(aa)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (aa)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

750  Paragraph 191(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

751  Section 191A (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

752  Section 191A

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

753  Subsection 192(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

754  Subsection 194(3)

Repeal the subsection (including the note), substitute:

             (3)  This section does not apply in relation to a transfer of proceedings between the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Note 1:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court, see section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 and section 32AC of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

Note 2:       For transfers of proceedings from the Federal Court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), see section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

755  Subsection 195(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

756  Section 196

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

757  Section 197 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

758  Section 197

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

759  Section 4 (paragraph (b) of the definition of superior Australian court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

760  Paragraphs 25(b) and 63(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

761  Subsection 109(3)

Omit “Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

762  At the end of section 109

Add:

             (5)  In this section:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

VET Student Loans Act 2016

763  Section 6 (paragraph (c) of the definition of judicial officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

764  Subparagraphs 82(3)(f)(ii), 83(2)(f)(ii), 84(2)(b)(ii), 86(2)(b)(ii) and 87(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Water Act 2007

765  Section 138 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

766  Section 139 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

767  Section 139

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005

768  Section 7 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

769  Section 7 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Work Health and Safety Act 2011

770  Section 4 (paragraph (b) of the definition of court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); and

771  Paragraph 273A(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

772  Paragraphs 273A(2)(e), (f) and (g)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

773  Subsection 273A(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia in subsection (1) is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) in subsection (1) is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Court”.

774  Paragraph 273A(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Court”.

775  Paragraph 273A(3)(b)

Omit “section 15 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 108 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

776  Paragraph 273A(3)(c)

Omit “section 16 of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “section 109 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

777  Paragraph 273A(3)(d)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

778  Paragraph 273A(3)(e)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Schedule 3Consequential amendments to delegated legislation

Part 1Fees

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012

1  Section 1.03 (after the heading)

Insert:

Note:          A number of expressions used in this regulation are defined in the Family Law Act, including the following:

(a)    family dispute resolution practitioner;

(b)    Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia;

(c)    financial or Part VII proceedings;

(d)    party to a de facto relationship;

(e)    recovery order.

2  Section 1.03 (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Court—the following:

                              (i)  an officer of that Court authorised by the Chief Executive Officer to exercise the power or carry out the function;

                             (ii)  an officer of another court performing the function under an arrangement under section 18BAA of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976;

                            (iii)  an employee of an agency or organisation performing the function under an arrangement under section 18BA of that Act; or

                    (aa)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the following:

                              (i)  an officer of that Court authorised by the Chief Executive Officer to exercise the power or carry out the function;

                             (ii)  an officer of another court performing the function under an arrangement under section 58 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                            (iii)  an employee of an agency or organisation performing the function under an arrangement under section 59 of that Act; or

                   (ab)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the following:

                              (i)  an officer of that Court authorised by the Chief Executive Officer to exercise the power or carry out the function;

                             (ii)  an officer of another court performing the function under an arrangement under section 212 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                            (iii)  an employee of an agency or organisation performing the function under an arrangement under section 213 of that Act; or

3  Section 1.03 (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised officer)

After “Family Court” (first occurring), insert “of a State”.

4  Section 1.03

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Family Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (c)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Act.

5  Section 1.03

Insert:

Federal Court means the Federal Court of Australia.

6  Section 1.03 (definition of magistrate)

Repeal the definition.

7  Section 1.03

Insert:

proceeding, in relation to a relevant court, means a proceeding in the relevant court, whether between parties or not, and includes an incidental proceeding in the course of, or in connection with, a proceeding, and also includes an appeal.

8  Section 1.03 (definition of Registrar)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Registrar:

                     (a)  of the Federal Court—means the Chief Executive Officer or a person mentioned in paragraph 18N(1)(aa), (a) or (b) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; and

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—means the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; and

                     (c)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—means the Chief Executive Officer or a Registrar of the Court; and

                     (d)  of another court—has the same meaning as in the Family Law Act.

9  Section 1.03 (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  if the proceeding is in the Federal Court—that court; or

                     (b)  if the proceeding is in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—that court; or

                   (ba)  if the proceeding is in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—that court; or

                   (bb)  if the proceeding is in a Family Court of a State—that court; or

10  Section 1.03 (note)

Repeal the note.

11  Subsection 1.04(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       See Part 5 of the Federal Court and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Regulation 2012 in relation to fees for services provided by the then Federal Circuit Court of Australia that were requested before 1 January 2013.

12  Section 2.01

Omit “and section 120 of the Federal Circuit Court Act”, substitute “section 60 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 249 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

13  Subsection 2.04(1)

After “item 1, 2”, insert “, 3”.

14  Paragraph 2.05(1)(a)

After “item 1, 2”, insert “, 3”.

15  Paragraphs 2.06(1)(a) and (2)(a)

Omit “or 2”, substitute “, 2 or 3”.

16  In the appropriate position in Part 3

Insert:

3.02  Application provision in relation to Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018

             (1)  The amendments of this regulation made by Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018 apply in relation to the liability of a person to pay any of the following fees:

                     (a)  a filing fee for filing a document on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (b)  a setting down fee for a hearing if the hearing day is fixed on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (c)  a hearing fee for a day, or a part of a day, if the day (or part of the day) is fixed on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (d)  any other fee under this regulation for a service provided on or after 1 January 2019.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, the repeal of the definition of magistrate applies in relation to a proceeding that began before, or begins on or after, 1 January 2019.

Note:          This means that the rate of a fee payable on or after 1 January 2019 in respect of a hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia is that stated in the relevant table item in Schedule 1, even if a fee was paid before that day in respect of a service provided by a magistrate.

17  Schedule 1 (table item 1, column headed “Document or service”)

After “item 2”, insert “or 3”.

18  Schedule 1 (table item 2, column headed “Document or service”, paragraph (b))

Omit “; or”.

19  Schedule 1 (table item 2, column headed “Document or service”, paragraph (c))

Repeal the paragraph.

20  Schedule 1 (table item 3)

Repeal the item, substitute:

3

Filing an application in proceedings commenced in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia for a divorce order in relation to a marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage

(a) general fee—$900

(b) reduced fee—$300

3A

Filing an application in proceedings for a declaration about the validity of a marriage, divorce or annulment of a marriage

$1,275

21  Schedule 1 (table items 7 and 8)

Repeal the items, substitute:

7

Filing an application for leave to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court

$1,360

8

Filing an appeal to be heard in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court, if no fee has been paid under item 7

$1,360

22  Schedule 1 (cells at table items 11 to 13, column headed “Fee”)

Repeal the cells, substitute:

(a) for hearing before a judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia—$675

(b) for hearing before any other judge—$860

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$630

23  Schedule 1 (table item 14)

Repeal the item, substitute:

14

Setting down for hearing in an appeal under section 47A of the Family Law Act from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction

$675

24  Schedule 1 (cells at table items 15 to 17, column headed “Fee”)

Repeal the cells, substitute:

(a) for hearing before a judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia—$675

(b) for hearing before any other judge—$860

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$630

25  Schedule 1 (table item 18)

Repeal the item, substitute:

18

Hearing in an appeal under section 47A of the Family Law Act from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction—for each hearing day or part of a hearing day, other than the first hearing day

$675

26  Schedule 1 (note 1)

Omit “Note 1”, substitute “Note”.

27  Schedule 1 (note 2)

Repeal the note.

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

28  Section 1.01

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

29  Section 1.03 (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised officer)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the following:

                              (i)  an officer of that court authorised by the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Court to exercise the power or carry out the function;

                             (ii)  an officer of another court performing the function under an arrangement under section 212 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                            (iii)  an employee of an agency or organisation performing the function under an arrangement under section 213 of that Act.

30  Section 1.03

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules means the rules made under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

31  Section 1.03

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Federal Circuit Court;

                     (b)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Act;

                     (c)  definition of Federal Circuit Court Rules.

32  Section 1.03 (definition of general federal law proceeding)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

general federal law proceeding means the following:

                     (a)  a proceeding in the Federal Court, other than a proceeding under the Family Law Act 1975;

                     (b)  a proceeding in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), other than a proceeding under the Family Law Act 1975.

33  Section 1.03 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Registrar)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—has the meaning given by the definition of that expression in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 in relation to that Court.

34  Section 1.03 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

35  Section 1.05 (notes 1 and 2)

Repeal the notes, substitute:

Note:          See Part 5 in relation to services requested before 1 January 2013.

36  Part 2 (after the heading)

Insert:

Note:       For information about fees payable in relation to proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975 before the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), see the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012.

37  Section 2.01

Omit “section 120 of the Federal Circuit Court Act”, substitute “section 249 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

38  Section 2.09 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

2.09  Fee not payable in proceeding before the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

39  Subsection 2.09(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  This section applies to proceedings before:

                     (a)  the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court; or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

40  Subsection 2.10(4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

41  At the end of subsection 2.11(1)

Add:

                   ; (g)  a proceeding transferred from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) by the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court Act;

                     (h)  a proceeding:

                              (i)  transferred by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                             (ii)  whose transfer is confirmed by the Federal Court under section 32AD of the Federal Court Act.

42  Subsection 2.11(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

43  Subsection 2.11(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

44  Subparagraph 2.11(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

45  Paragraph 2.11(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

46  At the end of subsection 2.12(1)

Add:

                ; or (j)  both:

                              (i)  the proceeding is one that is transferred from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) by the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court Act; and

                             (ii)  a setting down fee has already been paid in relation to the proceeding; or

                     (k)  all of the following apply:

                              (i)  the proceeding is one that is transferred by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                             (ii)  the transfer of the proceeding is confirmed by the Federal Court under section 32AD of the Federal Court Act;

                            (iii)  a setting down fee has already been paid in relation to the proceeding.

47  Subsection 2.12(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

48  Subsection 2.12(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

49  Subparagraph 2.12(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

50  Paragraph 2.12(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

51  At the end of subsection 2.13(1)

Add:

               ; or (k)  both:

                              (i)  the proceeding is one that is transferred from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) by the Federal Court under section 32AC of the Federal Court Act; and

                             (ii)  a hearing fee has already been paid in relation to the proceeding; or

                      (l)  all of the following apply:

                              (i)  the proceeding is one that is transferred by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to the Federal Court under section 120 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018;

                             (ii)  the transfer of the proceeding is confirmed by the Federal Court under section 32AD of the Federal Court Act;

                            (iii)  a hearing fee has already been paid in relation to the proceeding.

52  Subsection 2.13(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

53  Subsection 2.13(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

54  Subparagraph 2.13(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

55  Paragraph 2.13(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

56  Subsection 2.17(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

57  After section 4.01

Insert:

4.01A  Leave to appeal—prescribed judgments

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 24A(1)(b) of the Federal Court Act, a prescribed judgment is:

                     (a)  an interlocutory decree (other than a decree in relation to a child welfare matter); or

                     (b)  an order under section 102PE, 102QF or 102QG of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (2)  In this section:

child welfare matter means a matter relating to:

                     (a)  the person or persons with whom a child is to live; or

                     (b)  the person or persons with whom the child is to spend time or communicate; or

                     (c)  any other aspect of parental responsibility, within the meaning of Part VII of the Family Law Act 1975, for a child.

58  In the appropriate position in Part 5

Insert:

5.05  Application provision relating to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018

                   The amendments of this regulation made by Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018 apply in relation to the liability of a person to pay any of the following fees:

                     (a)  a filing fee for filing a document on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (b)  a setting down fee for a hearing if the hearing day is fixed on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (c)  a hearing fee for a day, or a part of a day, if the day (or part of the day) is fixed on or after 1 January 2019;

                     (d)  any other fee under this regulation for a service that is provided in relation to a proceeding on or after 1 January 2019.

59  Part 1 of Schedule 1 (at the end of the clause)

Add “, other than before the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court”.

60  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

61  Part 2 of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

62  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

63  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table item 201)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

64  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table item 205)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court under subsection 104(2) of the Federal Circuit Court Act”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under subsection 223(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

65  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table items 206 and 217)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

66  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table item 218)

Omit “subsection 104(3) of the Federal Circuit Court Act”, substitute “subsection 223(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

67  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (table items 219, 220, 221 and 224)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 2Other amendments

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Regulations 2017

68  Subsection 6(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Australian Crime Commission Regulations 2002

69  Subregulation 8A(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

70  Schedule 5 (heading)

Omit “Federal Court Judge or Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

71  Part 2 of Schedule 5 (table, heading to column headed “Federal Court Judge or Federal Circuit Court Judge”)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Judge of the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

72  Part 2 of Schedule 5 (table item 203)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

73  Part 4 of Schedule 5 (table, heading to column headed “Federal Court Judge or Federal Circuit Court Judge”)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Judge of the Federal Court or Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Automotive Transformation Scheme Regulations 2010

74  Subparagraph 5.4(1)(a)(i)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Bankruptcy Regulations 1996

75  Subregulation 1.03(1) (definition of FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules)

Repeal the definition.

76  Schedule 8 (table item 15, column headed “Person who must give the document to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

77  Schedule 8 (table item 15, column headed “Period within which the document must be provided to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

78  Schedule 8 (table item 22C, column headed “Person who must give the document to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

79  Schedule 8 (table item 22C, column headed “Period within which the document must be provided to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

80  Schedule 8 (table item 23, column headed “Person who must give the document to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

81  Schedule 8 (table item 23, column headed “Period within which the document must be provided to the Official Receiver”)

Omit “FCC (Bankruptcy) Rules”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Bankruptcy) Rules 2018”.

Designs Regulations 2004

82  Subparagraph 5.04(c)(iii)

Omit “, the Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Extradition Regulations 1988

83  Regulation 4 (heading)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

84  Subregulation 4(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

85  Regulation 5

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

86  Subregulations 6(1), (2) and (4), 7(1), 8(1) and 9(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

87  Regulation 10 (heading)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “eligible Judges”.

88  Regulation 10

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

89  Subregulations 11(2), (3) and (4)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

90  Subregulation 12(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

91  Subregulation 13(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

92  Regulations 14 and 15

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

93  Schedule (Forms 1, 2, 4 to 12A, 16 to 22 and 26 to 29)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (wherever occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009

94  Subregulation 176F(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Rules 2018”.

Fair Work Regulations 2009

95  Subregulation 4.01A(2) (table)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

96  Subparagraph 4.01(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

97  Subregulation 4.01(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

98  Subregulation 4.01(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

99  In the appropriate position in Chapter 7

Insert:

Part 7‑3Amendments made by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018

  

7.03  Saving provision—Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001

                   Despite the repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999, the Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001 made under that Act and in force on 21 December 2017 continue in force for the purpose of subregulation 5.13(2) of these Regulations.

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009

100  Subregulation 5.06(1)

Omit “subregulation (3)”, substitute “subregulation (2)”.

101  Subregulation 5.06(2) (table)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

102  Regulation 5.13 (paragraph 724(1)(a) of the WR Act)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

103  Regulation 5.13 (section 724 of the WR Act (note))

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations 1986

104  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of court)

Omit “, 39 (5A) (a)”.

105  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of Registrar)

Omit “Family Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

Family Law (Child Protection Convention) Regulations 2003

106  Subregulation 3(1)

Insert:

Registrar:

                     (a)  of the Federal Court of Australia—means the Chief Executive Officer or a person mentioned in paragraph 18N(1)(aa), (a) or (b) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; and

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—means the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; and

                     (c)  of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—means the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Court; and

                     (d)  of another court—has the same meaning as in the Act.

107  Subregulation 3(2) (note 2)

Omit “·            Registrar (in relation to a court)”.

108  Paragraph 11(b)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

109  Subregulation 13(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008

110  Subparagraph 26(4)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the certificate may be taken into account by the Court when determining whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or, taking into account the powers of the Court under Division 4 of Part 5 of Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 (dealing with case management), to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act; and

                            (iii)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the certificate may be taken into account by the Court when determining whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or, taking into account the powers of the Court under Division 4 of Part 6 of Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 (dealing with case management), to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act; and

                            (iv)  in relation to any other court—the certificate may be taken into account by the court when determining whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act.

111  Paragraph 28(1)(h)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (h)  if a certificate under subsection 60I(8) of the Act is filed, that:

                              (i)  in relation proceedings before the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—the certificate may be taken into account by the Court when considering whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or, taking into account the powers of the Court under Division 4 of Part 5 of Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 (dealing with case management), to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act; and

                             (ii)  in relation to proceedings before the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—the certificate may be taken into account by the Court when considering whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or, taking into account the powers of the Court under Division 4 of Part 6 of Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 (dealing with case management), to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act; and

                            (iii)  in relation to proceedings before any other court—the certificate may be taken into account by the court when considering whether to make an order under section 13C of the Act referring the parties to family dispute resolution or to award costs against a party under section 117 of the Act;

Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Regulations 1998

112  Subregulation 3(1)

Insert:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

113  Regulation 24A (heading)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

114  Subregulation 24A(1)

Omit “Family Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

115  At the end of subregulation 24A(1)

Add:

Note:          For appeals to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, see section 24 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

116  Subregulation 24A(2)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

117  Paragraph 24A(3)(a)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

118  Regulations 24B to 24E

Repeal the regulations, substitute:

24B  Appeals to the Federal Court of Australia

             (1)  An appeal may be made to the Federal Court of Australia from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia exercising jurisdiction under subregulation 24A(1).

             (2)  Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Court of Australia for appeals instituted under subregulation (1).

             (3)  The jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia mentioned in subregulation (2) is to be exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

             (4)  The appellate jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia exercised in the Family Law Appeal Division is to be exercised:

                     (a)  if the appeal is from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—by a Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia; or

                     (b)  if the appeal is from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—by:

                              (i)  a single Judge; or

                             (ii)  if a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia considers that it is appropriate for the appellate jurisdiction of the Court in relation to the appeal to be exercised by a Full Court—a Full Court.

24C  Evidence given in an appeal

             (1)  In an appeal mentioned in regulation 24B, the Federal Court of Australia:

                     (a)  must have regard to the evidence given in the proceedings out of which the appeal arose; and

                     (b)  has power to draw inferences of fact; and

                     (c)  may, in its discretion, receive further evidence on questions of fact.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(c), evidence may be given in the following ways:

                     (a)  by affidavit;

                     (b)  by oral examination before the Federal Court of Australia, constituted by a Full Court or by a single Judge;

                     (c)  in a manner directed by the Federal Court of Australia.

24D  Time for instituting appeal

                   An appeal mentioned in regulation 24B must be instituted:

                     (a)  within the time prescribed by Rules of Court made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; or

                     (b)  within a further time that is allowed by those Rules of Court.

24E  Orders that may be made on appeal

                   The Federal Court of Australia may, in relation to an appeal mentioned in regulation 24B:

                     (a)  affirm, reverse or vary the decree or decision that is the subject of the appeal; and

                     (b)  make a decree or decision that, in the opinion of the Federal Court of Australia, ought to have been made in the first instance.

Family Law Regulations 1984

119  Regulation 3 (after paragraph (a) of the note)

Insert:

(aa)  Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia;

120  Subregulation 3(1)

Omit “(1)”.

121  Subregulation 3(1) (definition of registrar)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

registrar:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Court of Australia—means the Chief Executive Officer or a person mentioned in paragraph 18N(1)(aa), (a) or (b) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)—means the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Court; and

                     (c)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)—means the Chief Executive Officer or a Registrar of the Court; and

                     (d)  in relation to a court of summary jurisdiction—means the clerk of the court, clerk of petty sessions or other person holding or performing the duties of a similar office in the court; and

                     (e)  in relation to any other court—the principal legal officer of the court or any other appropriate officer of the court.

122  Subregulation 3(2)

Repeal the subregulation.

123  Regulation 3A

Repeal the regulation.

124  Subregulation 4(2)

Repeal the subregulation.

125  Regulation 7

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

7  Appointment of family consultants (Act s 11B)

                   For the purposes of paragraph 11B(c) of the Act, a family consultant may be appointed in writing by the Chief Executive Officer.

126  Regulations 10 and 12AB

Repeal the regulations.

127  Subregulation 12CC(1)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or a State Family Court”.

128  Regulation 15A

Repeal the regulation.

129  Paragraphs 21N(2)(b) to (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (c)  the Registrar of the Family Court of Western Australia.

130  Paragraph 23(1A)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                    (aa)  the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

131  Regulation 39BB (heading)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

132  Subregulation 39BB(1)

Omit “Family Court must not be exercised in relation to proceedings under paragraph 31(1)(c) of the Act”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia must not be exercised in relation to proceedings referred to in paragraph 24(1)(c) or 100(1)(c) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

133  Subregulation 39BB(2)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection 40(1) of the Act, from 1 January 2019, the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia must not be exercised in Western Australia, the Territory of Christmas Island or the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands in relation to the following:

                     (a)  matters arising under the Act or under the repealed Act in respect of which matrimonial causes are instituted or continued under the Act;

                     (b)  matters arising under the Act in respect of which de facto financial causes are instituted under the Act;

                     (c)  matters arising under the Marriage Act 1961 in respect of which proceedings (other than proceedings under Part VII of that Act) are instituted or continued under that Act;

                     (d)  matters (other than matters referred to in any of the preceding paragraphs) with respect to which proceedings may be instituted in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia under the Act or any other Act;

                     (e)  proceedings under the following provisions of the Act:

                              (i)  subsection 39(5);

                             (ii)  paragraph 39B(1)(a);

                            (iii)  section 47A.

134  Subregulation 39BB(3)

Repeal the subregulation.

135  Regulations 79 and 82

Repeal the regulations.

Federal Court (Criminal Proceedings) Rules 2016

136  Paragraph 1.20(5)(b)

Omit “Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012”, substitute “Federal Court and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) Regulation 2012”.

Federal Proceedings (Costs) Regulations 2018

137  Section 6 (after table item 2)

Insert:

 

2A

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

$4,000

2B

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

$4,000

138  Section 6 (table item 3)

Repeal the item.

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

139  Part 2 of Schedule 1AB (table item 11, column headed “Purpose”)

Omit “Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Family Law Appeal Division of the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Jury Exemption Regulations 1987

140  Subparagraphs 5(2)(b)(iii) and (iv)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                            (iii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                            (iv)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015

141  Section 12 (table item 28, column headed “Legislative instrument”, after paragraph (d))

Insert:

                   (da)  subsection 47A(4);

142  Section 12 (table item 28, column headed “Legislative instrument”, paragraph (h))

Omit “69ZF(1);”, substitute “69ZF(1)”.

143  Section 12 (table item 28, column headed “Legislative instrument”, paragraph (i))

Repeal the paragraph.

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Regulations 1988

144  Regulation 3 (heading)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

145  Subregulations 3(1), (3) and (4)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

146  Regulation 4

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

147  Subregulations 5(1), (2) and (4)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

148  Subregulations 6(1), 7(1) and 8(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

149  Regulation 9 (heading)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judges”, substitute “eligible Judges”.

150  Regulation 9

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

151  Subregulations 10(2), (3) and (4)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

152  Paragraph 11(1)(b)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

153  Subregulation 11(1)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge” (second occurring), substitute “eligible Judge”.

154  Schedule 1 (Form 1, paragraph (b) of the note)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

155  Schedule 1 (Form 2)

Omit “eligible Federal Circuit Court Judge”, substitute “eligible Judge”.

National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010

156  Paragraph 36(5)(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Superannuation (CSS) Eligible Employees Regulations 1976

157  Paragraph 4(1)(zr)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (zr)  a person who, if a body known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) is established by statute, becomes a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Regulation 2012

158  Paragraph 8(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Schedule 4Repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999

Part 1Repeals

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Saving and transitional provisions

2  Instrument about Commonwealth tenancy disputes

Despite the repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999:

                     (a)  an instrument made under section 10AA of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under section 101 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                     (b)  on and after 1 January 2019, the instrument is to be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (Commonwealth Tenancy Disputes) Instrument 2015; and

                     (c)  on and after 1 January 2019, the instrument applies as if:

                              (i)  the reference in section 3 of the instrument to section 10AA of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 were a reference to section 101 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                             (ii)  the reference in section 4 of the instrument to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 were a reference to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                            (iii)  any reference in the instrument to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia were a reference to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

3  Authorisation about handling complaints

A written authorisation made under subsection 12(3AB) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 113(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

4  Oaths and affirmations

A written authorisation made under subsection 58(2) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 161(2) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

5  Arrangements with other courts

An arrangement made under subsection 90(1) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 212(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

6  Arrangements with agencies or organisations

An arrangement made under subsection 91(1) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 213(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

7  Delegation

An instrument made under section 117A of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under section 241 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

8  Determination of other terms and conditions

A determination by the Governor‑General under clause 8 of Schedule 1 to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 and in force immediately before 1 January 2019 continues in force (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under subsection 87(1) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

9  Certification of retired disabled Judges

A certification by the Minister under paragraph 9A(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 before 1 January 2019 that a person is a retired disabled Judge has effect, on and after that day, as if it were a certification by the Minister under section 90 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 that the person is a retired disabled Judge.

10  Right of appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

(1)       Despite the repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999, applications may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of:

                     (a)  a refusal, before 1 January 2019, of the Minister to certify that a Judge is a retired disabled Judge under subclause 9A(2) of Schedule 1 to that Act; or

                     (b)  a refusal, before 1 January 2019, by the Minister under paragraph 9D(9)(b) of Schedule 1 to that Act to give a direction;

if, on 1 January 2019, the time for making an application for review of the refusal has not ended.

(2)       Despite the repeal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999, applications may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of any of the following decisions:

                     (a)  a decision made, before 1 January 2019, by the Minister under subclause 9D(6) of Schedule 1 to that Act;

                     (b)  a decision made, before 1 January 2019, by the Minister under subclause 9D(7) of Schedule 1 to that Act to give a direction;

                     (c)  a decision made, before 1 January 2019, by the Minister under paragraph 9E(4)(c), subparagraph 9E(5)(b)(ii) or subclause 9E(8) of Schedule 1 to that Act;

                     (d)  a decision made, before 1 January 2019, by the Minister under subparagraph 9F(1)(b)(ii) or (iii) of Schedule 1 to that Act;

if, on 1 January 2019, the time for making an application for review of the decision has not ended.

Schedule 5Contingent amendments

Part 1Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

1  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Registry Manager)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Registry Manager:

                     (a)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), means a Registry Manager of the Court; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), means a Registry Manager of the Court; and

                     (c)  in relation to any other court, means the principal officer of the court or any other appropriate officer or staff member of the court.

2  After section 122

Insert:

122AAA  Protection of Registrars conducting conferences about property matters

             (1)  In conducting a conference that:

                     (a)  is with the parties to property settlement proceedings; and

                     (b)  relates to the matter to which the proceedings relate;

a Registrar of a Family Court of a State has the same protection and immunity as a Judge of the Court has in performing the functions of a Judge.

             (2)  This section does not limit any other protection or immunity such a Registrar has (in relation to such a conference or otherwise).

3  Subsection 122A(1)

Omit “standard Rules of Court or the related Federal Circuit Court Rules”, substitute “applicable Rules of Court”.

4  Before paragraph 122A(1)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the Sheriff of the Federal Court of Australia;

                   (ab)  a Deputy Sheriff of the Federal Court of Australia;

5  Paragraphs 122A(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “Family Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)”.

6  Paragraphs 122A(1)(c) and (d)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

7  After section 69

Insert:

69A  Protection of persons conducting conferences about property matters

             (1)  In conducting a conference that:

                     (a)  is with the parties to property settlement proceedings; and

                     (b)  relates to the matter to which the proceedings relate;

the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), has the same protection and immunity as a Judge of the Court has in performing the functions of a Judge.

             (2)  This section does not limit any other protection or immunity the Chief Executive Officer, or such a Registrar or Deputy Registrar has (in relation to such a conference or otherwise).

8  After section 223

Insert:

223A  Protection of persons conducting conferences about property matters

             (1)  In conducting a conference that:

                     (a)  is with the parties to property settlement proceedings; and

                     (b)  relates to the matter to which the proceedings relate;

the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), has the same protection and immunity as a Judge of the Court has in performing the functions of a Judge.

             (2)  This section does not limit any other protection or immunity the Chief Executive Officer or such a Registrar has (in relation to such a conference or otherwise).

Part 2Enhancing Online Safety (Non‑consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Act 2018

Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015

9  Subsections 46(3), 47(3) and 48(3)

Before “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”, insert “Federal Court of Australia and the”.

Part 3Export Control Act 2018

Export Control Act 2018

10  Section 12 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

11  Section 12 (paragraph (c) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

12  Section 12 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 4Export Legislation Amendment (Live‑stock) Act 2018

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997

13  Section 7 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Export Control Act 1982

14  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 5Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Act 2018

Fair Work Act 2009

15  Subsection 641B(2) (table item 4, column 2)

Omit “Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 6Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Act 2018

Fair Work Act 2009

16  Subsection 539(2) (table item 11A, column 3, paragraph (b))

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

(b) the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Part 7Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross‑examination of Parties) Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

17  Division 4 of Part XI (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 3Cross‑examination of parties where allegations of family violence

Part 8Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018

Division 1—Amendments commencing after the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

18  At the end of section 47A

Add:

Section 69GA proceedings treated like proceedings in courts of summary jurisdiction

             (6)  This section applies to section 69GA proceedings in the same way as this section would apply if the proceedings were heard in a court of summary jurisdiction.

19  Application

The amendment made by item 18 of this Schedule applies in relation to a proceeding commenced before, on or after the day this item commences.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

20  Before paragraph 25(b)

Insert:

                   (ab)  a judgment of a court exercising jurisdiction in section 69GA proceedings; or

21  Before paragraph 102(b)

Insert:

                   (ab)  a judgment of a court exercising jurisdiction in section 69GA proceedings; or

22  At the end of section 111

Add:

             (5)  This section does not apply if the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) is exercising jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975.

Note:          For the power of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) to give summary judgment if the Court is exercising jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975, see section 45A of that Act.

Division 2—Amendments required if this Act commences before the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

23  Subsection 123(1)

After “to be followed”, insert “, subject to subsection 69GA(3),”.

Division 3—Amendments required if this Act commences after the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

24  Subsection 123(1)

Omit “in the Family Court and, subject to subsection 69GA(3), any other courts”, substitute “, subject to subsection 69GA(3), in a court”.

Part 9Family Law Amendment (Parenting Management Hearings) Act 2018

Family Law Act 1975

25  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Federal Court Chief Executive Officer)

Repeal the definition.

26  Paragraph 11PB(3)(b)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

27  Subsection 11PD(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

28  Subdivision F of Division 2 of Part IIIAA (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

29  Section 11Q (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

30  Subsection 11Q(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

31  Paragraph 11Q(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

32  Paragraph 11Q(2)(b)

Omit “made under the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”, substitute “made under Chapter 3 or 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018”.

33  Subsection 11Q(3) (not including the heading)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals in accordance with this section.

34  Subsection 11Q(4)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

35  Subsection 11Q(5) (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

36  Subsection 11Q(5)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court under subsection (1), the Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia under subsection (1), the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

37  Paragraph 11Q(5)(b)

Omit “Court that it is convenient for the Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia that it is convenient”.

38  Subparagraphs 11Q(5)(iv), (v), (vi) and (vii)

Omit “Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

39  Subsection 11Q(6)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

40  Subsection 11Q(7)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court’s power”, substitute “power of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

41  Subsection 11Q(8)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

42  Subsection 11QA(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

43  Subsections 11QA(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or Judge may make orders

             (2)  If an appeal is instituted in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia from a decision or determination of the Panel, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or a judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia may make such order staying or otherwise affecting the operation or implementation of the decision or determination of the Panel that the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or judge considers appropriate for the purpose of securing the effectiveness of the hearing and determination of the appeal.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or Judge may vary orders

             (3)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia or a judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia may vary or revoke an order made under subsection (2) at any time.

44  Section 11QB

Omit “Federal Circuit Court, the Panel must send to the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, the Panel must send to the court in which the appeal is instituted”.

45  Section 11QC

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

46  Section 11WA (heading)

Omit “Federal Court”.

47  Subsections 11WA(1), (2), (3) and (4)

Omit “Federal Court”.

48  Section 11WC (heading)

Omit “Federal Court”.

49  Section 11WC

Omit “Federal Court” (wherever occurring).

50  Subsections 11WD(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Court”.

51  Subsection 11WE(1)

Omit “Federal Court”.

52  Subsection 11WE(1) (note)

Omit “Federal Court”.

53  Subsection 13L(1)

Omit “Family Court, the Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

54  Section 70M (heading)

Omit “Registrar”, substitute “Registry Manager”.

55  Application

The amendment made by item 53 of this Schedule applies in relation to a proceeding commenced before, on or after the day this item commences.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

56  Section 6

Omit:

The federal court known as the Family Court of Australia continues in existence as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1). The Court consists of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice, Senior Judges and other Judges. The Court has original jurisdiction in family law and child support matters, and has appellate jurisdiction in these matters in relation to appeals from judgments of courts of summary jurisdiction.

The federal court known as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia continues in existence as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2). The Court consists of the Chief Judge, the Deputy Chief Judge and other Judges. The Court has original jurisdiction in general federal law matters, as well as family law and child support matters. The Court has appellate jurisdiction in family law and child support matters in relation to appeals from judgments of courts of summary jurisdiction.

substitute:

The federal court known as the Family Court of Australia continues in existence as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1). The Court consists of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice, Senior Judges and other Judges. The Court has original jurisdiction in family law and child support matters. The Court has appellate jurisdiction in family law and child support matters in relation to appeals from judgments of courts of summary jurisdiction, and also in relation to decisions or determinations of the Parenting Management Hearings Panel in a parenting management hearing.

The federal court known as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia continues in existence as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2). The Court consists of the Chief Judge, the Deputy Chief Judge and other Judges. The Court has original jurisdiction in general federal law matters, as well as family law and child support matters. The Court has appellate jurisdiction in family law and child support matters in relation to appeals from judgments of courts of summary jurisdiction, and also in relation to decisions or determinations of the Parenting Management Hearings Panel in a parenting management hearing.

57  Section 25 (heading)

Omit “from courts of summary jurisdiction”.

58  After paragraph 25(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a decision or determination of the Parenting Management Hearings Panel in a parenting management hearing; or

59  After paragraph 56(1)(c)

Insert:

                    (ca)  providing for, or in relation to:

                              (i)  making orders under section 13L of the Family Law Act 1975; or

                             (ii)  matters transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under the Panel rules made for the purposes of paragraph 11SB(2)(b) of that Act; or

60  Section 102 (heading)

Omit “from courts of summary jurisdiction”.

61  After paragraph 102(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a decision or determination of the Parenting Management Hearings Panel in a parenting management hearing; or

62  At the end of section 190

Add:

             (3)  The Rules of Court may make provision for or in relation to:

                     (a)  making orders under section 13L of the Family Law Act 1975; and

                     (b)  matters transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under the Panel rules made for the purposes of paragraph 11SB(2)(b) of that Act.

63  Subsection 244(1)

Omit “section 11A”, substitute “subsection 11A(1)”.

64  Subparagraph 249(2)(b)(iv)

After “a court”, insert “or the Parenting Management Hearings Panel”.

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

65  After subparagraph 18ZE(2)(b)(i)

Insert:

                             (ii)  section 11WD of the Family Law Act 1975;

Part 10Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018

66  Section 3

Omit:

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court may grant an injunction in relation to a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court may order the payment of compensation for a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

substitute:

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may grant an injunction in relation to a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may order the payment of compensation for a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

67  Section 4 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

68  Section 8

Repeal the section, substitute:

8  Simplified outline of this Part

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may grant an injunction in relation to a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

69  Subsections 9(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

70  Paragraph 10(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

71  Sections 11 and 14

Omit “Federal Circuit Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

72  Section 15

Repeal the section, substitute:

15  Simplified outline of this Part

•      The Federal Court or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) may order the payment of compensation for a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules (so far as those rules relate to a covered procurement).

73  Section 16

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 11Industrial Chemicals Act 2018

Industrial Chemicals Act 2018

74  Section 9 (paragraph (c) of the definition of issuing officer)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

75  Section 9 (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 12Imported Food Control Amendment Act 2018

Imported Food Control Act 1992

76  Paragraphs 22(11)(b), 23(8)(b), 24(3)(b) and 26(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Part 13Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018

Division 1—Main amendments

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

77  Subsection 56A(3A)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

78  Subsections 57A(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

79  Section 57B

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Division 2—Application provisions

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018

80  Subitem 223(2) of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

81  Subitem 237(2) of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 14Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018

Division 1—Amendments commencing after the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

82  Subsection 56(4)

After “and 16”, insert “and Part 4 of Chapter 3”.

83  Paragraph 56(4)(a)

After “legislative instrument”, insert “(other than in subparagraph 14(1)(a)(ii) and subsection 14(3) of that Act)”.

84  Subsection 184(3)

After “and 16”, insert “and Part 4 of Chapter 3”.

85  Paragraph 184(3)(a)

After “legislative instrument”, insert “(other than in subparagraph 14(1)(a)(ii) and subsection 14(3) of that Act)”.

86  Application provision

(1)       The amendments of section 56 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 made by this Schedule apply in relation to:

                     (a)  Rules of Court covered by item 2 of Schedule 7 to this Act; and

                     (b)  Rules of Court made after 1 January 2019.

(2)       The amendments of section 184 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 made by this Schedule apply in relation to:

                     (a)  Rules of Court covered by items 1 and 10 of Schedule 8 to this Act; and

                     (b)  Rules of Court made after 1 January 2019.

Division 2—Amendments required if this Act commences before the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

87  Section 4.02

Repeal the section, substitute:

4.02  Modification of the Legislation Act 2003—Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

                   For the purposes of subsection 249(3) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, subparagraph 14(1)(a)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2003 applies in relation to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) as if that subparagraph were modified by inserting “or the provisions of any Rules of Court made under Chapter 4 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018” after the reference to subsection (3).

Division 3—Amendments required if this Act commences after the Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Act 2018

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

88  Section 4.02

Repeal the section.

Part 15Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Act 2018

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Act 2018

89  Subparagraph 11(2)(c)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 16Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

90  Subparagraphs 216(6)(b)(ii), 398(2)(b)(ii), 572D(3)(b)(ii), 572E(3)(b)(ii), 572F(2)(b)(ii), 577(3)(b)(ii) and 577A(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

91  Subparagraph 582A(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

92  Subparagraphs 583(2)(b)(ii), 589(4)(b)(ii) and 589(5)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

93  Subparagraphs 596A(6)(b)(ii) and (7)(g)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

94  Subparagraphs 597(4)(b)(ii) and (5)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

95  Paragraph 611N(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

96  Paragraph 634(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

97  Subparagraphs 685(3)(b)(ii), 686(5)(b)(ii), 687(7)(b)(ii), 688(5)(b)(ii), 688A(5)(b)(ii), 688B(5)(b)(ii), 688C(5)(b)(ii), 695L(3)(b)(ii) and 695M(7)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 17Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2018

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

98  Paragraph 95(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  has not attained the age of 18 years; or

                             (ii)  has attained the age of 18 years but has not attained the age of 25 years and is receiving full‑time education at a school, college or university; and

99  Application provision

The amendment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 made by this Part applies in relation to a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) or a retired disabled Judge (within the meaning of that Act) who dies on or after the day this item commences.

Part 18Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018

Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018

100  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

101  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of relevant court)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

102  Subparagraphs 50(4)(c)(iii) and 52(3)(c)(iii)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 19Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018

Space Activities Act 1998

103  Section 8 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

104  Subsection 59(8)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

105  Section 72 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

106  Section 72

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

107  Section 75F (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

108  Section 75F

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

109  Paragraph 81(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

110  Subsection 107(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

Part 20Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Act 2018

Telecommunications Act 1997

111  Section 7 (definition of Federal Circuit Court)

Repeal the definition.

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999

112  Subparagraphs 102E(b)(ii) and 102N(5)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2); or

Part 21Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018

Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018

113  Subparagraphs 41(3)(f)(ii), 42(2)(f)(ii), 43(2)(b)(ii), 45(2)(b)(ii) and 46(2)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                             (ii)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Schedule 6Amendments to the Federal Court Rules 2011

  

Federal Court Rules 2011

1  Division 27.1

Repeal the Division, substitute:

Division 27.1Federal Court of Australia

27.01  Transfer to the Court

                   A party may apply to the Court to transfer a proceeding to the Court from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 32AC of the Act.

27.02  Factors to be taken into account

                   For a transfer of a proceeding to the Court from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) under section 32AC of the Act, the parties should address the following:

                     (a)  whether the proceeding is likely to involve questions of general importance;

                     (b)  whether it would be less expensive and more convenient to the parties if the proceeding were transferred;

                     (c)  whether a proceeding would be determined more quickly if transferred;

                     (d)  the wishes of the parties.

Note:          If the Court makes an order transferring the proceeding to the Court, a Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) will send all documents filed and all orders made in the proceeding to the Court.

Rules 27.03–27.07 left blank

Division 27.1AFederal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

27.08  Transfer to Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

                   A party may apply to the Court to transfer a proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), under any of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977, the Australian Consumer Law, the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.

Note:          If the Court makes an order transferring the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Registrar will send all documents filed and all orders made in the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

Rules 27.09–27.10 left blank

2  Division 27.2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 27.2Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

3  Rule 27.11 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

4  Rule 27.11

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

5  Rule 27.12 (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          If the Court makes an order transferring the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), the Registrar will send all documents filed and all orders made in the proceeding to the proper officer of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

6  Rule 27.13 (heading)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

7  Subrule 27.13(1)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

8  Subrule 27.13(1)

Omit “on the Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s own initiative”, substitute “by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) on its own initiative”.

9  Subrule 27.13(3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

10  Subrule 35.31(4)

Omit “A party”, substitute “Unless subrule (5) applies, a party”.

11  At the end of rule 35.31

Add:

             (5)  If a notice filed under subrule (1) relates to a matter that would be heard in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court, the party who filed the notice may be ordered to pay the costs of all other parties.

Note:          For the award of costs, see Part VB of the Act and section 117 of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (6)  For the purposes of subrule (5), an application for costs must be filed within 28 days after the filing of the notice of withdrawal under subrule (1).

12  Subrule 35.41(2)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

13  Paragraph 36.01(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  for an appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court—Form 121A; or

                    (aa)  for an appeal from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) not covered by paragraph (a)—Form 121B; or

14  Rule 36.01 (note 4)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 4:       For the appellate jurisdiction of the Court—see subsection 25(1) of the Act.

15  Paragraph 36.02(c)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia”.

16  At the end of rule 36.04

Add:

             (3)  For an appeal from a court exercising jurisdiction under the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 or the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988, the appellant must give a copy of the notice of appeal to the Child Support Registrar.

17  Before paragraph 36.11(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  an extension of the time within which to apply for leave to appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court;

18  Subrule 36.11(2) (note)

Omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

19  At the end of rule 36.11

Add:

Note 2:       An appeal may be dealt with in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court without an oral hearing if the parties to the appeal consent to the appeal being dealt with in that way, see section 25A of the Act.

20  After subrule 36.21(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  An independent children’s lawyer who wants to have an order under appeal varied or set aside must file a notice of cross‑appeal, in accordance with Form 123.

Note:          An order mentioned in this subrule will be under appeal to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

21  Subrule 36.21(2)

Omit “The”, substitute “For the purposes of subrules (1) and (1A), the”.

22  Rule 36.22

After “respondent”, insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

23  Subrule 36.23(1)

After “respondent”, insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

24  Rule 36.24

After “respondent” (first occurring), insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

25  Rule 36.24

After “respondent” (second occurring), insert “or independent children’s lawyer”.

26  Rule 36.41 (note)

Omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

27  At the end of rule 36.41

Add:

Note 2:       An appeal may be dealt with in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court without an oral hearing if the parties to the appeal consent to the appeal being dealt with in that way: see section 25A of the Act.

28  Rule 36.43

After “respondent”, insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

29  After subrule 36.51(4)

Insert:

          (4A)  The appeal books must not mention any offer to compromise that has been made, or the terms of the offer, unless the terms of the offer are relevant to the appeal.

30  After rule 36.51

Insert:

36.51A  Preparation of appeal books

             (1)  This rule applies in relation to an appeal to be heard in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

             (2)  The appellant or, if so ordered, the cross‑appellant is responsible for preparing and filing the appeal books, including arranging to obtain any transcript required to be included in the appeal books.

             (3)  If the Court is satisfied that preparing the appeal books would impose exceptional hardship on the appellant, the Court may order that a respondent or Registrar prepare and file the appeal books.

Note:          If a Registrar prepares the appeal books, the appellant or cross‑appellant (if so ordered) is still responsible for obtaining the transcript.

             (4)  When making an order under subrule (3), the Court may order the appellant to pay the costs of preparing the appeal books.

31  At the end of subrule 36.55(2)

Add:

                   ; (d)  for any independent children’s lawyer—not later than 5 business days before the hearing of the appeal.

32  After paragraph 36.55(3)(b)

Insert:

                   ; (c)  for any independent children’s lawyer—not later than 4 business days before the hearing of the appeal.

33  After rule 36.57

Insert:

36.58  Subpoenas

             (1)  This rule applies in relation to an appeal to be heard by the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

             (2)  A subpoena may be issued in such an appeal only if leave to issue the subpoena has been given by the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

             (3)  A document produced in compliance with a subpoena issued in accordance with subrule (2) may be inspected only with the leave of the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court.

34  Division 36.5

Omit:

Rules 36.58–36.70 left blank

substitute:

Rules 36.59–36.70 left blank

35  Subrules 36.72(1) and (3)

After “respondent”, insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

36  Subrule 36.72(4)

After “respondent” (first occurring), insert “or an independent children’s lawyer”.

37  Subrule 36.72(4)

After “respondent” (second occurring), insert “or independent children’s lawyer”.

38  Subrule 36.73(4)

Omit “An appellant”, substitute “Unless subrule (5) applies, an appellant”.

39  At the end of rule 36.73

Add:

             (5)  If a notice filed under subrule (1) relates to a matter that would be heard in the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court, the appellant who files the notice may be ordered to pay the costs of each respondent.

Note:          For the award of costs, see Part VB of the Act and section 117 of the Family Law Act 1975.

             (6)  An application for costs must be filed within 28 days after the filing of the notice of discontinuance of the appeal under subrule (1).

40  Before rule 40.01

Insert:

Note:       For provisions about the award of costs in relation to family law matters, see also section 117 of the Family Law Act 1975.

41  Subrules 40.43(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

42  In the appropriate position in Part 43

Insert:

Division 43.1Transitional provisions relating to Schedule 6 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018

43.01  Application

                   The amendments of the Rules made by Schedule 6 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018 apply in relation to a proceeding commenced before, on or after 1 January 2019.

43.02  Expiry of this Division

                   This Division is repealed at the start of 1 January 2021.

43  Schedule 1

Insert:

Child Support Registrar means the Child Support Registrar under section 10 of the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia means:

                     (a)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

independent children’s lawyer has the same meaning as in subsection 4(1) of the Family Law Act 1975.

44  Part 3.3 of Schedule 2 (table items 23 and 24, column headed “Description (for information only)”)

Omit “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”, substitute “Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)”.

45  Part 3.7 of Schedule 2 (after table item 212)

Insert:

212A

Rule 35.22

Power to give a direction about the management, conduct and hearing of an application to the Family Law Appeal Division of the Court

46  Part 3.7 of Schedule 2 (after table item 213)

Insert:

213A

Rule 36.51A

Power to order that a respondent or Registrar prepare and file appeal books and, if such an order is made, to also order that the appellant pay the costs of preparing the appeal books

Schedule 7Modifications to the standard Rules of Court for the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

  

1  Definitions

In this Schedule:

standard Rules of Court has the same meaning as in the Family Law Act 1975.

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018

(1)       The standard Rules of Court, in force immediately before 1 January 2019:

                     (a)  are also taken, on and after that day, to be Rules of Court covered by Chapter 3 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018; and

                     (b)  are to be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018; and

                     (c)  have effect, on and after 1 January 2019, with the modifications set out in this Schedule.

(2)       Subitem (1) does not prevent the amendment or repeal of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) even though those Rules of Court were originally made by the Judges of the Family Court of Australia, or a majority of them, as standard Rules of Court.

(3)       To avoid doubt, this item does not affect the continuity of the standard Rules of Court made under section 123 of the Family Law Act 1975, and in force immediately before 1 January 2019, as the standard Rules of Court for the purposes of that Act.

(4)       However, amendments to the standard Rules of Court made on or after 1 January 2019 do not apply for the purposes of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 and the modifications made by this Schedule.

3  Certain provisions to be omitted

The standard Rules of Court have effect as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 as if the following provisions were omitted:

                     (a)  rule 1.04;

                     (b)  rule 1.18;

                     (c)  rule 2.01 (note 3);

                     (d)  rule 2.04 (definition of Registry Manager);

                     (e)  subrule 8.02(1) (note);

                      (f)  subrule 10.06(3) (note 3);

                     (g)  rules 11.01 to 11.03;

                     (h)  subrule 12.13(3) (note);

                      (i)  subrule 13.15(4) (note 1);

                      (j)  subrule 15.52(1) (note 2);

                     (k)  Chapter 19 (summary, paragraph relating to Schedule 6);

                      (l)  Schedules 2 and 6;

                    (m)  Dictionary (note 3);

                     (n)  Dictionary (definition of Appeal Registrar);

                     (o)  Dictionary (definition of Appeal Registry);

                     (p)  Dictionary (definition of appellant);

                     (q)  Dictionary (definition of applicant);

                      (r)  Dictionary (definition of Child Support Agency);

                      (s)  Dictionary (definition of court);

                      (t)  Dictionary (definition of excluded child order);

                     (u)  Dictionary (definition of Family Court);

                     (v)  Dictionary (definition of Family Law Magistrate of Western Australia);

                    (w)  Dictionary (definition of file);

                     (x)  Dictionary (definition of notice of contention);

                     (y)  Dictionary (note to the definition of penalty unit);

                     (z)  Dictionary (definition of pre‑argument statement);

                    (za)  Dictionary (definition of Regional Appeal Registrar);

                   (zb)  Dictionary (definition of Regional Appeal Registry);

                    (zc)  Dictionary (definition of registered).

4  Certain provisions to be replaced

The standard Rules of Court have effect as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 as if the provisions identified in column 1 of an item of the following table were modified as set out in column 2 of the item:

 

Modifications

Item

Column 1
Rule of Court

Column 2
Substituted text

1

rule 1.02

1.02  Commencement

These Rules commence on 1 January 2019.

2

subrule 1.08(3) (note)

Note:          The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may take into account a failure to comply with this rule when considering costs: see subrule 19.10(1).

3

Division 4.2.4 (note)

Note:          Applications should not be made under this Division unless an associated matter is pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1). Under section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may transfer the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

4

Division 4.2.5 (note in overview)

Note:          Applications should not be made under this Division unless an associated matter is pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1). Under section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may transfer the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

5

rule 4.16 (note 2)

Note 2:       Chapter 22 sets out the procedure for appealing from a decision of a court of summary jurisdiction.

6

subrule 5.03(2) (note)

Note:          The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may take into account a party’s failure to comply with subrule (1) when applying the case management provisions and considering any order for costs (see subsections 117(2) and (2A) of the Act).

7

rule 5.14 (note)

Note:          This Part also applies to an Application in an Appeal (see rule 22.18).

8

subrule 7.04(1) (note)

Note:          If a document is not served within the time period, service after that time is ineffective unless the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) orders otherwise (see rules 1.12 and 7.02).

9

subrule 7.10(2)

(2) At the time of service of an Application, Subpoena or Notice of Appeal on a prisoner, the prisoner must be informed, in writing, about the requirement to attend by electronic communication under rule 5.07 or 12.12 (whichever applies).

10

Part 10.1 (note)

Note:          Each party is encouraged at all times to make an offer to settle to the other party in an effort to resolve a case. Part 10.1 contains 2 Divisions.

11

subrule 10.01(1) (note)

Note:          See also paragraph 117(2A)(f) and section 117 of the Act, and the case management provisions generally, in relation to offers to settle.

12

subrule 10.06(3) (note 2)

Note 2:       An offer to settle is a factor that must be taken into account when the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) exercises its discretion in relation to costs (see the case management provisions and paragraph 117(2A)(f) of the Act).

13

subrule 10.15A(2) (note)

Note:          If the party alleges that the child concerned has been abused or is at risk of being abused, or there has been, or there is a risk of, family violence by one of the parties to the proceedings, the party making the allegation, or if represented by a lawyer, that party’s lawyer, must also file and serve a notice in a form approved under subrule 24.04(1) (see subsections 67Z(2) and 67ZBA(2) of the Act).

14

subrule 10.15A(3) (note)

Note:          If the party alleges that the child concerned has been abused or is at risk of being abused, or there has been, or there is a risk of, family violence by one of the parties to the proceedings, the party making the allegation, or if represented by a lawyer, that party’s lawyer, must also file and serve a notice in a form approved under subrule 24.04(1) (see subsections 67Z(2) and 67ZBA(2) of the Act).

15

subrule 10.15A(4) (note)

Note:          If the party alleges that the child concerned has been abused or is at risk of being abused, or there has been, or there is a risk of, family violence by one of the parties to the proceedings, the party making the allegation, or if represented by a lawyer, that party’s lawyer, must also file and serve a notice in a form approved under subrule 24.04(1) (see subsections 67Z(2) and 67ZBA(2) of the Act).

16

subrule 11.18(1)

(1) In making a decision under rule 11.17, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may consider:

(a) the public interest; and

(b) whether the case, if transferred or removed, is likely to be dealt with:

(i) at less cost to the parties; or

(ii) at more convenience to the parties; or

(iii) earlier; and

(c) the availability of a judicial officer specialising in the type of case to which the application relates; and

(d) the availability of particular procedures appropriate to the case; and

(e) the financial value of the claim; and

(f) the complexity of the facts, legal issues, remedies and procedures involved; and

(g) the adequacy of the available facilities, having regard to any disability of a party or witness, and any safety concerns; and

(h) the wishes of the parties.

Note:          See also subsection 34(3) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 for matters that the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) must have regard to in deciding whether a case should be transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

17

rule 11.20

11.20  Transfer between courts

If an order is made to transfer a case from a court to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), the Registry Manager, after receiving the file, must:

(a) fix a date for a procedural hearing; and

(b) give each party notice of the date fixed.

18

subrule 15.17(1)

(1) The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may issue:

(a) a subpoena for production; or

(b) a subpoena to give evidence; or

(c) a subpoena for production and to give evidence.

19

paragraph 15.41(1)(d)

(d) evidence from a family consultant (including evidence from a person appointed under regulation 7 of the Regulations).

20

rule 15.64 (note)

Note:          For the powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) to award costs, see the case management provisions and subsection 117(2) of the Act.

21

rule 19.08 (heading)

19.08  Order for costs—proceedings other than appeals

22

subrule 19.08(3) (note 4)

Note 4:       For costs orders related to appeals, see the case management provisions and rule 19.08A.

23

rule 19.18

19.18  Costs and disbursements

Unless the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) orders otherwise, a party entitled to costs in a proceeding (other than costs to which the Bankruptcy Act applies) is entitled to:

(a) costs in accordance with Schedule 3; and

(b) disbursements properly incurred.

Note:          For costs in a proceeding to which the Bankruptcy Act 1966 applies, see Chapter 26.

24

paragraph 19.51(2)(a)

(a) it was reasonable to engage counsel to attend in the case; and

25

Chapter 21 (summary, third dot point)

·                          an order to locate or recover children. Application should not be made under this Chapter unless an associated matter is pending in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1). Under section 34 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may transfer the proceeding to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

26

paragraph 23.01(1)(a)

(a) may be registered in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); and

27

rule 23.01A

23.01A  Registration of State child orders under section 70C of the Act

(1) For the purposes of section 70C of the Act, a State child order made under a law of a prescribed State may be registered in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) by filing a sealed copy of the order in a registry of the Court.

(2) In this rule:

State includes a Territory.

28

rule 23.01B

23.01B  Registration of de facto maintenance orders under section 90SI of the Act

For the purposes of subsection 90SI(1) of the Act, an order with respect to the maintenance of a party to a de facto relationship may be registered in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) by filing a sealed copy of the order in a registry of the Court.

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rule 24.04

24.04  Forms

(1) The Chief Justice may approve a form for the purposes of these Rules.

(2) Strict compliance with an approved form is not required and substantial compliance is sufficient.

Note:          The requirements of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) in relation to preparing and lodging documents are set out in practice notes issued by the Chief Justice.

(3) A document in a form approved for the Federal Court of Australia is taken to be in substantial compliance with the form approved for the same purpose under these Rules.

(4) A document in a form approved for the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) is taken to be in substantial compliance with the form approved for the same purpose under these Rules.

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paragraph 24.13(3)(c)

(c) the need for security of:

(i) personnel of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; and

(ii) personnel of the Federal Court of Australia; and

(iii) parties, children and witnesses;

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Chapter 25 (first paragraph of the summary)

Chapter 25 sets out the procedure for a case started in or transferred to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) under the Corporations Act 2001 or the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

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rule 25.03

25.03  Modification of Corporations Rules

The Corporations Rules, in their application under rule 25.02, are modified so that each reference to paragraph 35A(1)(h) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 in rule 16.1 is read as a reference to paragraph 66(2)(m) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

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Chapter 26 (summary, first paragraph)

Chapter 26 sets out the rules about a case in which the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) has jurisdiction in bankruptcy under section 35 or 35A of the Bankruptcy Act 1966. For delegated powers, see Chapter 18 of these Rules.

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Chapter 26A (summary, first paragraph)

Chapter 26A sets out the rules about a case in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) to which the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 applies. For delegated powers, see Chapter 18 of these Rules.

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Chapter 26B (summary, fourth sentence)

For delegated powers, see Chapter 18 of these Rules.

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subclause 2(3) of Part 1 of Schedule 1

(3) The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may take into account compliance and non‑compliance with the pre‑action procedures when it is making orders about case management and considering orders for costs (see paragraphs 1.10(2)(d) and 19.10(1)(b)).

37

clause 6 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 (note to heading)

Note:          See the case management provisions and rules 1.08 and 19.03.

38

paragraph 6(1)(f) of Part 1 of Schedule 1

(f) advise clients of the estimated costs of legal action (see the case management provisions and rule 19.03);

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subclause 2(3) of Part 2 of Schedule 1

(3) The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may take into account compliance and non‑compliance with the pre‑action procedures when it is making orders about case management and considering orders for costs (see paragraphs 1.10(2)(d) and 19.10(1)(b)).

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clause 6 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 (note to heading)

Note:          See the case management provisions and rules 1.08 and 19.03.

41

paragraph 6(1)(f) of Part 2 of Schedule 1

(f) advise clients of the estimated costs of legal action (see the case management provisions and rule 19.03);

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Schedule 3 (note 1)

Note 1:       See rule 19.18.

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Dictionary (definition of appeal)

appeal means an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) from a court of summary jurisdiction under section 47A of the Act.

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Dictionary (note to definition of attend)

Note:          See rules 5.06, 12.12 and 16.05 for attendance by electronic communication.

45

Dictionary (definition of costs agreement)

costs agreement means a written agreement between a party and the party’s lawyer, about the costs to be charged by the lawyer for work done for a case for the party, in accordance with the law of a State or Territory.

46

Dictionary (definition of costs notice)

costs notice means a brochure, approved by the Chief Executive Officer, about costs under Chapter 19.

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Dictionary (definition of Marshal)

Marshal means the person mentioned in paragraph 71(1)(c) of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018.

5  Notice of risk

The standard Rules of Court have effect as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 as if rule 2.04D were substituted by the following:

2.04D  Notice relating to child abuse or family violence

             (1)  For the purposes of section 67Z or 67ZBA of the Act, the Chief Justice may approve a form under subrule 24.04(1).

             (2)  A person who files a notice mentioned in subsection 67Z(2) or 67ZBA(2) of the Act (other than in relation to an Application for Consent Orders) must file an affidavit or affidavits setting out the evidence on which the allegations in the notice are based, no later than the time the notice is filed.

Note 1:       Subsections 67Z(2) and 67ZBA(2) of the Act relate to an allegation by a party that a child has been abused or is at risk of being abused, or there has been, or there is a risk of, family violence by one of the parties to the proceedings.

Note 2:       The party making the allegation, or if represented by a lawyer, that party’s lawyer, must file a notice in a form approved under subrule 24.04(1).

6  Powers of the Chief Executive Officer, Registrars and Deputy Registrars

The standard Rules of Court have effect as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 as if Chapter 18 were substituted by the following:

Chapter 18Powers of the Chief Executive Officer, Registrars and Deputy Registrars

Summary of Chapter 18

Chapter 18 sets out:

(a)    the powers of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) that are delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, and Registrars and Deputy Registrars of the Court; and

(b)    the process for reviewing an order made by a delegate.

The rules in Chapter 1 relating to the court’s general powers apply in all cases and override all other provisions in these Rules.

A word or expression used in this Chapter may be defined in the dictionary at the end of these Rules.

Part 18.1Delegation of powers

Division 18.1.1General

18.01  Protection for persons exercising powers and functions under delegation

                   The Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), exercising a power of the Court or performing any function in connection with a power of the Court has the same protection and immunity as a Judge of the Court.

Division 18.1.2Delegation of powers to the Chief Executive Officer, Registrars and Deputy Registrars

18.02  Application of Division 18.1.2

                   This Division applies to:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  a Registrar or Deputy Registrar who is enrolled as a lawyer of the High Court or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory.

18.03  Chief Executive Officer and Registrars

             (1)  Each power of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) mentioned in an item of the following table is delegated to:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  each Registrar who is approved, or is in a class of Registrars approved, by the Chief Justice to exercise the power.

 

Delegated powers

Item

Provisions

Family Law Act 1975

1

section 63H

2

section 65D (except an excluded child order)

3

section 65L

4

sections 66G, 66M, 66P and 66Q

5

section 66S

6

section 66W

7

subsection 67D(1) and section 67E

8

subsection 67M(2)

9

subsection 67N(2)

10

section 67U

11

section 67ZD

12

subsections 68B(1) and (2)

13

sections 69V and 69VA, subsection 69W(1), section 69X and subsection 69ZC(2)

14

sections 74 and 77

15

subsection 83(1)

16

subsection 87(3)

17

sections 90SE and 90SG

18

section 90SI

19

section 100B

20

section 102A

21

section 106A

22

subsection 117(2)

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

23

section 139

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

24

subsection 105(2)

 

             (2)  Each power vested in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) by these Rules and mentioned in an item of the following table is delegated to the Chief Executive Officer and each Registrar.

 

Powers delegated under these Rules

Item

Provision

1

Part 6.3

2

subrule 10.11(5)

3

rule 13.14

4

rule 15.02

5

Part 15.4

6

Division 20.3.2

7

rule 20.37

8

rule 20.39

9

Part 20.5

10

Part 20.6

11

Part 20.7

12

Part 21.4

 

18.04  Chief Executive Officer, Registrars and Deputy Registrars

             (1)  Each power of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) mentioned in an item of the following table is delegated to:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  each Registrar and Deputy Registrar.

 

Delegated powers

Item

Provisions

Family Law Act 1975

1

section 11F

2

section 11G

3

section 13B

4

section 13C

5

section 13D

6

sections 13E and 13F

7

subsection 44(1C)

8

paragraph 44(3A)(d) (but only if all parties consent to leave being granted)

9

paragraph 44(3B)(d) (but only if all parties consent to leave being granted)

10

subsection 44(6) (but only if all parties consent to leave being granted)

11

subsection 45(2)

12

section 48 (if the case is undefended)

13

subsection 55(2)

14

section 55A

15

section 57

16

subsection 60I(9)

17

subsection 60I(10)

18

subsection 60J(1)

19

section 62G

20

subsection 63E(3)

21

paragraph 65G(2)(b)

22

subsection 67M(2)

23

subsection 67N(2)

24

paragraphs 67ZBB(2)(a), (b) and (c) (procedural orders only)

25

section 68L

26

subsection 68M(2)

27

section 69ZW

28

paragraphs 79(9)(c) and 90SM(9)(c)

29

subsection 91B(1)

30

subsections 92(1) and (2)

31

subsection 97(1A)

32

subsection 97(2)

33

section 98A

34

section 101

35

section 106A

36

subsection 117(2) (except an order as to security for costs)

Family Law Regulations 1984

37

subregulation 4(1)

38

regulation 5

39

paragraph 6(1)(a)

40

subregulation 23(6)

41

subregulation 67Q(4)

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

42

section 34

43

section 47

44

subsection 49(3)

45

subsection 50(1)

46

subsection 50(3)

47

subsection 66(2) (except subparagraph 66(2)(o)(iv) and paragraph (2)(q), and subject to subsections 67(5) and (6))

Bankruptcy Act 1966

48

section 33

49

section 81

50

section 264B

51

subsection 309(2)

Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

52

subsection 31(1)

53

paragraph 32(1)(b)

54

subsections 36(1), (4) and (6)

55

subsection 37(4)

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section 38

             (2)  Each power vested in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) by these Rules and mentioned in an item of the following table is delegated to:

                     (a)  the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  each Registrar and Deputy Registrar.

 

Powers delegated under these Rules

Item

Provision

1

Part 1.2

2

Part 1.3

3

rule 5.06

4

rule 5.07

5

subrule 5.11(2)

6

Part 5.4

7

rule 6.04

8

rule 6.05

9

Part 6.3

10

rule 6.15

11

Chapter 7

12

rule 8.02

13

rule 10.11 (except subrule (5))

14

Part 10.4

15

subrules 11.06(1) and (2)

16

subrule 11.10(1)

17

rule 11.14

18

Part 11.3

19

Chapter 12

20

Chapter 13 (except paragraph 13.14(b))

21

rule 14.01 (except subrules (2) and (5))

22

rule 15.04

23

rule 15.13

24

Divisions 15.3.1 and 15.3.2

25

Part 15.5

26

rule 16A.04

27

paragraph 17.02(1)(g)

28

Chapter 19 (except Parts 19.3 and 19.8)

29

Chapter 20 (except paragraph 20.07(c) in so far as that paragraph incorporates paragraphs 20.05(c) and (d), Division 20.3.2, rules 20.37 and 20.39, and Parts 20.5, 20.6 and 20.7)

30

Chapter 23

31

Chapter 24

32

rule 26.05

33

paragraph 26.12(a)

34

rule 26.13

35

paragraph 26.18(a)

36

rule 26.29

37

rule 26.30

38

Part 26B.1

39

Divisions 26B.2.1 and 26B.2.2

Part 18.2Review of decisions

  

18.05  Application of Part 18.2

                   This Part applies to an application for the review of an order of the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar.

Note:          Section 69 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018 provides that a party may apply for the review of an order made under delegation.

18.06  Review of order or decision

             (1)  A party may apply for a review of an order mentioned in an item of the following table by filing an Application in a Case and a copy of the order appealed from in the filing registry within the time mentioned in the item.

 

Reviewable orders or decisions

Item

For the review of an order made by …

an application must be made within …

1

the Chief Executive Officer or a Registrar exercising a power mentioned in subrule 18.03(1)

28 days after the Chief Executive Officer or Registrar makes the order

2

the Chief Executive Officer or a Registrar exercising a power delegated under subrule 18.03(2)

7 days after the Chief Executive Officer or Registrar makes the order

3

unless item 5 of this table applies, the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar exercising a power delegated under rule 18.04

7 days after the Chief Executive Officer, Registrar or Deputy Registrar makes the order

4

unless item 5 of this table applies, the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar exercising a power because of a direction by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) or a Judge of the Court under section 66 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2018

7 days after the Chief Executive Officer, Registrar or Deputy Registrar makes the order

5

the Chief Executive Officer, Registrar or Deputy Registrar in a bankruptcy case

21 days after the Chief Executive Officer, Registrar or Deputy Registrar makes the order

 

             (2)  A party may apply for a review of any other order or decision made under these Rules by the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar by filing an Application in a Case and a copy of the order or decision appealed from in the filing registry within 28 days after the order or decision is made.

Note 1:       Chapter 5 sets out the procedure for filing an Application in a Case. The application for review will be listed for hearing by a Judge within 28 days after the date of filing of the application.

Note 2:       A person may apply for an extension of the time in which an application must be made (see rule 1.14).

18.07  Stay

             (1)  Subject to subrule (3), the filing of an application for a review of an order does not operate as a stay of the order.

             (2)  A party may apply for a stay of an order in whole or in part.

Note:          Chapter 5 sets out the procedure for making an Application in a Case.

             (3)  If a divorce order has been granted by the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar, an application for review of the order is taken to be an appeal within the meaning of subsection 55(3) of the Act.

18.08  Power of Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) on review

             (1)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) must hear an application for review of an order of the Chief Executive Officer, a Registrar or Deputy Registrar as an original hearing.

Note:          In an original hearing, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) rehears the whole matter and does not simply review the decision.

             (2)  The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may receive as evidence:

                     (a)  any affidavit or exhibit tendered in the first hearing; or

                     (b)  any further affidavit or exhibit; or

                     (c)  the transcript (if any) of the first hearing; or

                     (d)  if a transcript is not available, an affidavit about the evidence that was adduced at the first hearing, sworn by a person who was present at the first hearing.

7  Appellate jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

The standard Rules of Court have effect as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) Rules 2018 as if Chapter 22 were substituted by the following:

Chapter 22Appellate jurisdiction

Part 22.1Application

  

22.01  Application of Chapter 22

             (1)  This Chapter applies to an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) from an order of a court of summary jurisdiction.

             (2)  This Chapter does not apply to an application to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for a review of an order of the Chief Executive Officer, or a Registrar or Deputy Registrar (see Chapter 18).

Part 22.2Appeals

Division 22.2.1Institution of appeals

22.02  Form of notice of appeal

             (1)  A party who wants to appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) must file a notice of appeal using the relevant form approved by the Chief Justice.

             (2)  If an appeal cannot be started without the leave of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), leave must be sought in the notice of appeal.

             (3)  The notice of appeal must include the party’s address for service.

Note 1:       The notice of appeal will include a note that before taking any step in the proceeding the respondent must file a notice of address for service.

Note 2:       A respondent may, within 14 days of being served with the notice of appeal, object to the competency of the appeal—see rule 22.16.

22.03  Filing of notice of appeal

             (1)  For an appeal from a judgment of a court of a State or Territory, a notice of appeal must be filed in a Registry located in that State or Territory.

             (2)  If an appeal has been started, a document filed in the appeal must be filed in the same Registry in which the appeal was filed.

22.04  Time for filing and serving notice of appeal

                   A notice of appeal must be filed:

                     (a)  within 28 days after the date on which the judgment appealed from was pronounced or the order was made; or

                     (b)  on or before a date fixed for that purpose by the court appealed from.

22.05  Service on parties and lodgements

             (1)  An appellant or a person seeking leave to appeal must serve a notice of appeal on each person who was a party to, or given leave to intervene in, the proceeding in the court appealed from.

Note:          The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) may direct that the notice of appeal be served on any other person.

             (2)  The appellant or the person seeking leave to appeal must, within 7 days after filing the notice of appeal, lodge a copy of the notice of appeal with the office of the Registrar, Master or proper officer of the court appealed from.

             (3)  For an appeal from a court exercising jurisdiction under the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 or the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988, the person seeking leave to appeal must give a copy of the notice of appeal to the Child Support Registrar.

22.06  Extension of time to file notice of appeal

             (1)  A party who wants to apply for an extension of time within which to file a notice of appeal must file an application using the relevant form approved by the Chief Justice.

             (2)  The application may be made during or after the period mentioned in rule 22.04.

             (3)  The application must be accompanied by the following:

                     (a)  the judgment or orders from which the appeal is to be brought;

                     (b)  the reasons for the judgment or orders, if published;

                     (c)  an affidavit stating why the notice of appeal was not filed within time.

22.07  Method of service

                   A notice of appeal under rule 22.02 or an application under rule 22.06 must be served in one of the following ways:

                     (a)  by serving a signed and sealed copy of the document personally on the party;

                     (b)  by delivering a signed and sealed copy of the document to that party’s address for service in the proceeding in the court appealed from.

22.08  Address for service of respondent

                   A respondent to an appeal or an application for leave to appeal under rule 22.02, or to an application under rule 22.06, must file a notice of address for service within 14 days after being served with the notice of appeal or application, and before taking a step in the proceeding.

Note:          A respondent who does not want to contest the relief sought in the notice of appeal may file a submitting notice in accordance with rule 8.07.

22.09  Stay of execution or proceedings under judgment appealed from

             (1)  An appeal does not:

                     (a)  operate as a stay of execution or a stay of any proceedings under the judgment subject to the appeal; or

                     (b)  invalidate any proceedings already taken.

             (2)  However, an appellant, person seeking leave to appeal or interested person may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for an order to stay the execution of the proceeding to which the appeal or application relates.

             (3)  An application may be made under subrule (2) even though the court from which the appeal is brought has previously refused an application of a similar kind.

22.10  Security for costs of appeal

             (1)  A party may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for an order:

                     (a)  that the appellant give security for the costs of the appeal, and for the manner, time and terms for giving the security; and

                     (b)  that the appeal be stayed until security is given; and

                     (c)  if the appellant fails to comply with the order to provide security within the time specified in the order—that the appeal be stayed or dismissed.

             (2)  An application under subrule (1) must be accompanied by an affidavit stating the facts in support of the application.

22.11  Directions

             (1)  A party may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for directions in relation to the management, conduct and hearing of an appeal.

             (2)  Without limiting subrule (1), a party may apply to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) for an order for the following:

                     (a)  an extension of the time within which to appeal;

                     (b)  joining or removing a party to the appeal;

                     (c)  security for costs;

                     (d)  giving summary judgment;

                     (e)  making an interlocutory order pending, or after, the determination of an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);

                      (f)  making an order by consent disposing of an appeal including an order for costs;

                     (g)  dismissing an appeal for want of prosecution;

                     (h)  vacating a hearing date;

                      (i)  making an order that an appeal to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) be dismissed for:

                              (i)  failure to comply with a direction of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia; or

                             (ii)  failure of the appellant to attend a hearing relating to the appeal;

                      (j)  the conduct of the appeal including:

                              (i)  the use of written submissions; and