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Family Law Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2009L00262
  • No longer in force
SLI 2009 No. 17 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law Regulations 1984 to prescribe matters for the purpose of the Family Law Amendment (De Facto Financial Matters and Other Measures) Act 2008, including State and Territory laws for the purpose of parentage presumptions and the new financial settlement regime for de facto couples.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 05 Feb 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2009
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Family Law Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 17

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 5 February 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ROBERT McCLELLAND


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                        2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984                      2

Schedule 1             Amendments commencing on day after registration     2

Schedule 2             Amendments commencing on 1 March 2009                 5

Schedule 3             Amendment commencing on commencement of section 21 of Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA) 7

 

 


 

1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Family Law Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence as follows:

                 (a)     on the day after they are registered — regulations 1 to 3 and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on 1 March 2009 — Schedule 2;

                 (c)     on the commencement of section 21 of the Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA) — Schedule 3.

3              Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984

                Schedules 1 to 3 amend the Family Law Regulations 1984.


Schedule 1        Amendments commencing on day after registration

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Regulations 12C and 12CA

substitute

12C         Artificial conception procedures: child of woman and other intended parent — prescribed laws

                For subparagraph 60H (1) (b) (ii) of the Act, the laws mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Law

1

Status of Children Act 1996 (NSW)

2

Status of Children Act 1974 (Vic), sections 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D and 10E

3

Status of Children Act 1978 (Qld), sections 14A, 15, 16 and 17

4

Artificial Conception Act 1985 (WA)

5

Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA), sections 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D and 10E

6

Status of Children Act 1974 (Tas), Part III

7

Parentage Act 2004 (ACT), section 11

8

Status of Children Act (NT), sections 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5DA, 5E and 5F

12CA      Artificial conception procedures: child of woman — prescribed laws

                For paragraph 60H (2) (b) of the Act, the laws mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Law

1

Status of Children Act 1996 (NSW), section 14

2

Status of Children Act 1978 (Qld), section 18AB

3

Artificial Conception Act 1985 (WA)

4

Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA), sections 10B and 10C

5

Status of Children Act 1974 (Tas), Part III

6

Parentage Act 2004 (ACT), subsections 11 (2) and (3)

7

Status of Children Act 1978 (NT), sections 5B, 5C and 5E

12CAA   Children born under surrogacy arrangements — prescribed law

                For subsection 60HB (1) of the Act, section 26 of the Parentage Act 2004 (ACT) is prescribed.

12CAB   Other circumstances in which court may hear application for Part VII order (Act s 60I (9) (f))

                For paragraph 60I (9) (f) of the Act, the circumstance that an application has been made to the court for any other order in proceedings in which a certificate under subsection 60I (8) of the Act has been filed is specified.

[2]           Schedules 6 and 7

omit


 

Schedule 2        Amendments commencing on 1 March 2009

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           After regulation 12BB

insert

12BC      De facto relationships — prescribed laws and relationships

                For paragraph 4AA (2) (g) of the Act, the following are prescribed:

                (a)    a law mentioned in an item of the following table;

               (b)    a kind of relationship, mentioned in the item, that is or was registered under the law.

Item

Law

Kind of relationship

1

Relationships Act 2008 (Vic)

A registered relationship that is registered under paragraph 10 (3) (a) of that Act

2

Relationships Act 2003 (Tas)

A significant relationship as defined in section 4 of that Act

3

Civil Partnerships Act 2008 (ACT)

A relationship as a couple between 2 adult persons who meet the eligibility criteria in section 6 of that Act for entry into a civil partnership

[2]           After regulation 15AA

insert

15AB      De facto relationships — prescribed laws

                For paragraph 90SB (d) of the Act, the laws mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Law

1

Relationships Act 2008 (Vic)

2

Relationships Act 2003 (Tas)

3

Civil Partnerships Act 2008 (ACT)

 


 

Schedule 3        Amendment commencing on commencement of section 21 of Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA)

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Regulation 12CAA

substitute

12CAA   Children born under surrogacy arrangements — prescribed law

                For subsection 60HB (1) of the Act, the following laws are prescribed:

                (a)    section 21 of the Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA);

               (b)    section 26 of the Parentage Act 2004 (ACT).


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.