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SR 1992 No. 34 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Feb-1992
Tabled Senate25-Feb-1992
Gazetted 07 Feb 1992
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statutory  Rules  1992   No. 341

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Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations 2 (Amendment)

 

 

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Family Law Act 1975.

 

          Dated 31 January 1992.

 

                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                        Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

MICHAEL TATE

Minister of State for Justice and Consumer Affairs

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1.   Amendment

1.1   The Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

 

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48]


 

2.   Regulation 2 (Interpretation)

2.1   After subregulation 2 (1), insert:

           “(1a)  A reference in these regulations to a form by number is a reference to the form so numbered in Schedule 3.”.

 

3.   Regulation 11 (Application for return of child abducted from Australia)

3.1   Subregulation 11 (2):

Omit “in Schedule 3”.

 

 

4.   Regulation 15 (Orders)

4.1   Subregulation 15 (2):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

           “(1a)  An application under subregulation (1) must be in accordance with Form 2.

 

           “(1b)  If an application is made under subregulation (1), the respondent may file an answer, or an answer and cross application, in accordance with Form 2a.

 

             “(2)  A court may, in respect of:

               (a)  an application made under subregulation (1); or

               (ban answer, or an answer and cross application, made under subregulation (1b);

make an order mentioned in subregulation (1) or any other order that the court thinks fit.”.

 

4.2   Subregulation 15 (4):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

             “(4)  If an answer, or an answer and cross application, is made under subregulation (1b), the applicant may file a reply in accordance with Form 2b.”.

 

 

5.   Regulation 24 (Access—general)

5.1   Subregulation 24 (3):

Omit “in Schedule 3”.


5.2   Subregulation 24 (6):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

           “(5a)  An application under subregulation (5) must be in accordance with Form 4.

 

           “(5b)  If an application is made under subregulation (5), the respondent may file an answer, or an answer and cross application, in accordance with Form 4a.

 

             “(6)  A court may, in respect of:

               (a)  an application made under subregulation (5); or

               (b)  an answer, or an answer and cross application, made under subregulation (5b);

make any order in relation to rights of access to a child that the court thinks fit.”.

 

5.3   Subregulation 24 (7):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

             “(7)  If an answer, or an answer and cross application, is made under subregulation (5b), the applicant may file a reply in accordance with Form 4b.”.

 

 

6   Schedule 2 (Convention countries)

6.1   Add at the end:

 

    “14

Kingdom of the

Netherlands

1 September 1990

Article 26, second

paragraph

 

      15

Federal Republic

of Germany

 

1 December 1990

Article 26, third

paragraph

      16

Argentine

Republic

 

1 June 1991

 

      17

Denmark

1 July 1991

Article 24 and

Article 26, third

paragraph

 


 

      18

Ireland

1 October 1991

 

 

      19

Israel

1 December 1991

Article 26, third

paragraph

 

      20

Socialist Federal     Republic of

   Yugoslavia

1 December

1991.”.

 

 

 

7.   Schedule 3 (Forms)

7.1   After Form 2, insert:

 

“FORM 2a                                  Subregulation 15 (1b

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations

ANSWER / *AND CROSS APPLICATION

 

(Title as under Family Law Rules)

 

In answer to the application filed on                                                    19

and served on                                         19     , the respondent states that:

(set out matters to be pleaded)

1. ...........................................................................................................................................................

2. ...........................................................................................................................................................

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

             1.                I am the respondent in, and I have read, this answer.

             2.                The facts stated in this answer that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this answer are true to the best of my personal knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the

respondent at

on the                                 day of                .......................................................

19                                                                      (Signature of respondent)

Before me:

 

 


 

.............................................................................

        (Signature and title of person

          before whom affidavit sworn or affirmed)

 

*CROSS APPLICATION

(Title as under Family Law Rules)

 

 

(Full name of respondent)

whose occupation is

applies for the following orders:

                    (a)

                    (b)

                        (   if insufficient space attach statement of orders sought)

 

 

Details concerning child

1.         The child, (full name)                                                    , was born on the                                day of                           19

 

 

2.         The child is now residing with (full name)

             (relationship, if any, to child)

             at

 

 

Details concerning respondent’s rights to  custody/access

3.         The respondent, (full name)                                                               ,

             (relationship, if any, to child)                                   , of

             (address)                                                       , has rights of *custody/*access             in respect of the child by reason of the following factual and legal circumstances:

 

(include details of any custody /access order)

 

 

Pending proceedings in Australia

4.         The following are particulars of pending family law or child welfare proceedings concerning the child:

             (set out brief particulars of any pending proceedings and the court in which the proceedings are pending)

 


 

Attachments

5.         The following documents are also attached:

                *(a)         certified copy of relevant decisions or agreement                                                        concerning custody or access;

                *(b)         information relating to the social background of the child;

                *(c)         other (specify).

 

                                  Dated this                             day of                    19   .

 

 

                                                                      ...........................................

                                                                             (Signature of respondent)

 

*              Cross out if not applicable.

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

             1.                I am the respondent in, and I have read, this cross application.

             2.                The facts stated in this cross application that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this cross application are true to the best of my personal knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the

respondent at

on the                                 day of                .......................................................

19                                                                      (Signature of respondent)

Before me:

 

 

 

.......................................................................................

        (Signature and title of person

          before whom affidavit sworn or affirmed)

 

 

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FORM 2b                                     Subregulation 15 (4)

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations

REPLY TO ANSWER/ *AND CROSS APPLICATION

(Title as under Family Law Rules)

 

In reply to the answer/ *and cross application filed on                                                    19

and served on                                   19     , the applicant states:

 

(set out matters in reply to answer/cross application)

 

1. ...........................................................................................................................................................

2. ...........................................................................................................................................................

 

* Cross out if not applicable.

 

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

                      1.   I am the applicant in, and I have read, this reply.

                      2.   The facts stated in this reply that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this reply are true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the

applicant at

on the                                    day of     ....................................................................

19                                                                   (Signature of applicant)

Before me:

 

....................................................................................

      (Signature and title of person

       before whom affidavit sworn)”.

 


 

7.2   After Form 4, insert:

 

                                                                        “FORM 4a                                  Subregulation 24 (5b)

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations

ANSWER/ *AND CROSS APPLICATION

(Title of proceedings as under Family Law Rules)

 

In answer to the application filed on                                                                                  19

and served on                                         19     , the respondent states that:

(set out matters to be pleaded)

1. ...........................................................................................................................................................

2. ...........................................................................................................................................................

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

             1.                I am the respondent in, and I have read, this answer.

             2.                The facts stated in this answer that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this answer are true to the best of my personal knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the

applicant at                              day of              .....................................................

19                                                                                                (Signature of applicant)

Before me:

 

 

 

..............................................................................

     (Signature and title of person

     before whom affidavit sworn or affirmed)

 

 


*CROSS APPLICATION

(Title of proceedings as under Family Law Rules)

 

 

(Full name of respondent)

whose occupation is

applies for the following orders:

                (a)          

                (b)

                (if insufficient space, attach statement of orders sought).

 

 

Details concerning child

1.             The child, (full name)                                                  ,was born on

                the                                         day of                              19

 

 

2.             The child is now residing with (full name)

                (relationship, if any, to child)

                at

 

 

Details concerning rights of access/custody

*3.          The respondent, (Full name)                                   , (relationship,

                if any, to child)                                                                           , of

                (address)                                                           has rights of *access/*custody

                in respect of the child by reason of the following factual and legal          circumstances:

                (include details of any access /custody order)

 

or

 

*3.          The respondent, (Full name)                                     , (relationship, if any, to child)                                                                           , of

                (address)                                                  , has no existing rights of

                access in respect of the child but wishes to pursue a claim to access under Australian law.

 

 

Pending proceedings in Australia

4.             The following are particulars of pending family law or child welfare proceedings concerning the child:

                (set out brief particulars of any pending proceedings and the court in which the proceedings are pending)

 


 

Attachments

5.             The following documents are attached:

                *(a)         certified copy of relevant decision or agreement concerning custody or                 access;

                *(b)         information relating to the social background of the child;

                *(c)         other (specify).

 

Dated this                                           day of                          19

 

 

                                                                   ................................................

                                                                                                (Signature of respondent)

 

 

*              Cross out if not applicable.

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (Full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

 

             1.         I am the respondent in, and I have read, this cross application.

             2.         The facts stated in this cross application that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this cross application are true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the           

respondent at

on the                                  day of           .............................................................

19                                                                     (Signature of respondent)

Before me:

.................................................................................

      (Signature and title of person

      before whom affidavit sworn or affirmed)

 

 

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FORM 4b                                    Subregulation 24 (7)

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations

REPLY TO ANSWER/ * AND CROSS APPLICATION

(Title of proceedings as under Family Law Rules)

 

 

In reply to the answer / *and cross application filed on                                 19     and served on                                        19     , the applicant states:

 

(set out matters in reply)

 

1. ...........................................................................................................................................................

2. ...........................................................................................................................................................

 

* Cross out if not applicable.

 

AFFIDAVIT

 

I, (full name, address and occupation)

make oath and say/affirm:

         1.             I am the applicant in, and I have read, this reply.

         2.             The facts stated in this reply that are within my personal knowledge are true.  All other facts stated in this reply are true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

 

SWORN (or AFFIRMED) by the

applicant at                              day of              .....................................................

19                                                                                                (Signature of applicant)

Before me:

..............................................................................

     (Signature and title of person

     before whom affidavit sworn or affirmed)”.

 

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NOTES

 

1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 7 February 1992.

 

2.      Statutory Rules 1986 No. 85 as amended by 1989 No. 206; 1990 No. 37.