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Family Law Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B04147
  • No longer in force
SR 1992 No. 287 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 HR10-Sep-1992
Tabled Senate14-Sep-1992
Gazetted 08 Sep 1992
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1992   No. 2871


Family Law 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 1 September 1992.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


         By His Excellency’s Command,






Minister of State for Justice


1.     Amendment

1.1   The Family Law Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

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

2.     New Regulation 12BA

2.1   After regulation 12B, insert:

Prescribed  office of a Territory - section 60 of the Act

       “12BA.   For the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of ‘child welfare officer’ in section 60 of the Act, each of the following is a prescribed office:

              (a)   in relation to the Australian Capital Territory—the office of Director of Family Services appointed under section 7 of the Children’s Services Act 1986 of the Territory; and

              (b)   in relation to the Australian Capital Territory—the office of Director of Mental Health Services appointed under section 6 of the Mental Health Act 1983 of the Territory; and

              (b)   in relation to the Northern Territory—the office of Senior Community Welfare Worker.”.




1.     Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 8 September 1992.

2.     Statutory Rules 1984 No. 426 as amended by 1985 No. 183; 1986 Nos. 140 and 393; 1987 Nos. 85 and 175; 1988 Nos. 42, 44, 164 and 165; 1989 Nos. 8, 53, 74, 155, 205, 235 and 326; 1990 Nos. 294 and 373; 1991 Nos. 401 and 447; 1992 Nos. 33 and 160.