The bill: amends the:
Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 in relation to staying an Australian proceeding on forum grounds; and
Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 and
Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2010 to: reflect amendments made by the New Zealand Parliament to the companion legislation to enable the cooperative scheme to operate; and retrospectively validates fees charged (from 1 March 2009 to 25 November 2010) for de facto financial proceedings under the
Family Law Act 1975.