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Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013

Authoritative Version
  • - F2013L01243
  • No longer in force
SLI 2013 No. 136 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012 to provide an exemption for independent children’s lawyers from paying court fees relating to issuing subpoenas and applying for interim orders in family law proceedings.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 28 Jun 2013
Registered 28 Jun 2013
Tabled HR 12 Nov 2013
Tabled Senate 12 Nov 2013
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 136, 2013

I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, 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 and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.

Dated 28 June 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

Mark Dreyfus QC

Attorney‑General

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012                                                                        2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on 1 July 2013.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the following Acts:

                     (a)  the Family Law Act 1975;

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012

1  After section 2.05

Insert:

2.05A  Persons exempt from paying fee—independent children’s lawyer

                   An independent children’s lawyer appointed to represent a child’s interests in proceedings under the Family Law Act is exempt from paying the following fees in relation to the proceedings:

                     (a)  the fee mentioned in item 9 of Schedule 1;

                     (b)  the fee mentioned in item 19 of Schedule 1.

Note:          For the meaning of independent children’s lawyer, see subsection 4(1) of the Family Law Act.