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Family Law (Judges) Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B01994
  • No longer in force
SR 1983 No. 56 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law (Judges) 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 HR17-May-1983
Tabled Senate19-May-1983
Gazetted 17 May 1983
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013


Family Law Act 1975

Family Law (Judges) Regulations (Amendment)

(Statutory Rules 1983 No. 56)

Sub-section 21(3) of the Family Law Act 1975 provides that the Family Court of Australia is to consist of a Chief Judge and of Senior Judges and other Judges, not exceeding 6 in total, or such greater number as may be prescribed by regulations from time to time. The Family Law (Judges) Regulations, prior to the above amendment, prescribed this number as 41. The above regulation provides for an increase in the maximum number prescribed from 41 to 42.

(Authorised by the