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Family Law Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B04134
  • No longer in force
SR 1988 No. 165 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law 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-1988
Tabled Senate24-Aug-1988
Gazetted 30 Jun 1988
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

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Statutory Rules 1988 No. 1651


Family Law Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and pursuant to section 4 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, hereby make the following Regulation under the Family Law Act 1975.

Dated 30 June 1988.



By His Excellencys Command,

Lionel Bowen



After regulation 10 of the Family Law Regulations the following regulation is inserted:

Proceedings not to be instituted in court of summary jurisdiction except prescribed court

10a. (1) Subject to subregulation (2), proceedings for a decree of dissolution of marriage may not be instituted in, or transferred to, a court of summary jurisdiction.

(2) For the purposes of section 44a of the Act, a court constituted by a stipendiary magistrate who is the Registrar or a Deputy Registrar of the Family Court of Western Australia is a prescribed court..



1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 June 1988.

2. Statutory Rules 1984 No. 426 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1988 No. 42 and see also Statutory Rules 1988 Nos. 42, 44 and 164.

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(S.R. 192/88)––Cat. No.                                                                                                                  16/23.6.1988