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SR 1994 No. 252 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 HR23-Aug-1994
Tabled Senate23-Aug-1994
Gazetted 13 Jul 1994
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1994   No. 2521


Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations2 (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 6 July 1994.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


By His Excellency’s Command,






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.      Schedule 2 (Convention countries)

2.1    After item 20B, insert:


Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)

1 December 1991”.

3.      Effect of amendment

3.1    The amendment made by regulation 2 is made on the basis of the declaration by the entity known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) of its intention to be bound by the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and is not to be taken to imply recognition of that entity by Australia.




1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 13 July 1994.

2.   Statutory Rules 1986 No. 85 as amended by 1989 No. 206; 1990 No. 37; 1992 Nos. 34 and 159; 1993 Nos. 263 and 358.