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SLI 2012 No. 9 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Family Law Regulations 1984 to ensure that the Family Law Act 1975 applies to South Australian family violence orders following the commencement of the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009 (SA). Also to prescribe de facto relationships registered under the Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (Qld) for the purposes of particular provisions of the Family Law Act 1975, including the meaning given to the term ‘de facto relationship’.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 23 Feb 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate27-Feb-2012
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

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Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 9

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Family Law Act 1975.

Dated 22 February 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

NICOLA ROXON


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences as follows:

                (a)    on the day after it is registered — sections 1 to 3 and items [3] and [4] of Schedule 1;

               (b)    on the commencement of the Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (Qld) — items [1] and [2] of Schedule 1.

3              Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984

                Schedule 1 amends the Family Law Regulations 1984.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

 

[1]           Regulation 12BC, table, after item 2

insert

2A

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (Qld)

A relationship as a couple between 2 adults who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in section 5 of that Act for entry into a civil partnership

[2]           Regulation 15AB, table, after item 2

insert

2A

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 (Qld)

[3]           Paragraph 19 (e)

substitute

                (e)    the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009 (SA);

[4]           Schedule 8

substitute

Schedule 8        Family violence order — prescribed laws of State or Territory

(regulation 12BB)

  

Item

Prescribed law

State or Territory

1

Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007

New South Wales

2

Property (Relationships) Act 1984

New South Wales

3

Family Violence Protection Act 2008

Victoria

4

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989

Queensland

5

Restraining Orders Act 1997

Western Australia

6

Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988

South Australia

7

Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009

South Australia

8

Youth Court Act 1993

South Australia

9

Family Violence Act 2004

Tasmania

10

Justices Act 1959

Tasmania

11

Domestic Violence and Protection Orders Act 2008

Australian Capital Territory

12

Domestic and Family Violence Act 2007

Northern Territory

13

Domestic Violence Act 1995

Norfolk Island


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.