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Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L00903
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 50 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Family Law Regulations 1984 to restrict the exercise of jurisdiction by the Family Court of Australia.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 20 Apr 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-May-2012
Tabled Senate10-May-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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 50

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 19 April 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. 2).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on 21 April 2012.

3              Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984

                Schedule 1 amends the Family Law Regulations 1984.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 3)

 

[1]           Before regulation 39C

insert

39BB      Certain jurisdiction of Family Court must not be exercised in States and Territories

         (1)   For subsection 40 (1) of the Act, from 21 April 2012 the jurisdiction of the Family Court must not be exercised in relation to proceedings under paragraph 31 (1) (c) of the Act in the following States and Territories:

                (a)    New South Wales;

               (b)    Victoria;

                (c)    Queensland;

               (d)    Western Australia;

                (e)    South Australia;

                (f)    Tasmania;

               (g)    Australian Capital Territory;

               (h)    Northern Territory;

                (i)    Norfolk Island;

                (j)    Territory of Christmas Island;

               (k)    Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

         (2)   For subsection 40 (1) of the Act, from 21 April 2012 the jurisdiction of the Family Court must not be exercised in Western Australia, the Territory of Christmas Island or the Territory of (Cocos) Keeling Islands in relation to proceedings under the following provisions of the Act:

                (a)    paragraph 31 (1) (a);

               (b)    paragraph 31 (1) (aa);

                (c)    paragraph 31 (1) (b);

               (d)    paragraph 31 (1) (d);

                (e)    subsection 39 (5);

                (f)    paragraph 39B (1) (a);

               (g)    paragraph 93A (1) (a);

               (h)    paragraph 93A (1) (aa);

                (i)    paragraph 93A (1) (b).

         (3)   However, subregulation (2) applies to:

                (a)    proceedings under paragraph 93A (1) (a) of the Act only so far as the proceedings relate to appeals under subsection 94 (1AA);

               (b)    proceedings under paragraph 93A (1) (aa) of the Act only so far as the proceedings relate to appeals under subsection 94AAA (1).


Note

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