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SLI 2015 No. 137 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Family Law Regulations 1984 to give effect to new paragraph 121(9)(aa) of the Family Law Act, which requires that state and territory authorities with responsibilities for child welfare be prescribed.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 14 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Sep-2015
Tabled Senate15-Sep-2015
Date of repeal 16 Sep 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Family Law Amendment (Publication of Court Proceedings) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 137, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 20 August 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

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

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

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Family Law Regulations 1984                                                                                  2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Family Law Amendment (Publication of Court Proceedings) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

15 September 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Family Law Act 1975.

4  Schedules

                   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 Regulations 1984

1  After regulation 19

Insert:

19A  Exceptions to restriction on publishing Court proceedings—States and Territories authorities that have responsibilities relating to the welfare of children

                   For paragraph 121(9)(aa) of the Act, each of the following authorities is prescribed:

                     (a)  for New South Wales—the Department of Family and Community Services;

                     (b)  for Victoria—the Department of Health and Human Services;

                     (c)  for Queensland—the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services;

                     (d)  for Western Australia—the Department for Child Protection and Family Support;

                     (e)  for South Australia—the Department for Education and Child Development;

                      (f)  for Tasmania—the Department of Health and Human Services;

                     (g)  for the Australian Capital Territory—the Department of Community Services;

                     (h)  for the Northern Territory—the Department of Children and Families.