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Family Law Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B04149
  • No longer in force
SR 1992 No. 404 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 HR04-May-1993
Tabled Senate04-May-1993
Gazetted 16 Dec 1992
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013


Statutory Rules 1992   No. 4041


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 9 December 1992.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


         By His Excellency’s Command,



michael tate

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.   Regulation 12ba

2.1   Omit:

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


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

3.   Regulation 21d (Storage and testing requirements)

3.1   Paragraph 21d (1) (c):

Omit all the words from and including “grouping” to and including “collected—”, substitute “grouping or DNA typing, and the procedure is not to be carried out within 24 hours after the blood is collected—”.

3.2   Paragraph 21d (1) (d):

Omit “, HLA tissue typing or DNA typing—”, substitute “or HLA tissue typing—”.

3.3   Paragraph 21d (1) (e):

After “red cell antigen blood grouping”, insert “or DNA typing”.

3.4   Paragraph 21d (2) (a):

Omit “or serum markers—”, substitute “, serum markers or DNA


3.5   Paragraph 21d (2) (b):

Omit “or DNA typing”.

4.   Schedule 5 (Prescribed laws  for purposes of definition of “child welfare law” in Section 60 of the Act)

4.1   After item 4 insert:


Section 13 and Part 5 of the Disability Services and Guardianship Act 1987

New South Wales”.


4.2   After item 7 insert:


Sections 126 and 265 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1989, and any provision of the Act under which a child may be taken into safe custody or under which is made a custody to a third party order, a supervised custody order, a custody to the Director-General order, a guardianship to the Director-General order, an interim protection order, an interim accommodation order, or a permanent care order, within the meaning of the Act





1.     Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 16 December 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, 160, 287 and 376.