Family Law Amendment (Validation of Certain Parenting Orders and Other Measures) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: validates certain parenting orders affected by the High Court decision in
MRR v GR
[2010] HCA 4; and amends the
Family Law Act 1975
to allow a family court to consider certain statutory criteria when considering a parenting order application.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 17 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2010
Second reading agreed to 23 Nov 2010
Third reading agreed to 23 Nov 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2010
Second reading agreed to 26 Nov 2010
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26 Nov 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 147
  • Year: 2010
16 Dec 2010

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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