Family Law Amendment (Validation of Certain Orders and Other Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: confers rights and liabilities on all persons who had sought or were granted orders by the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia in the de facto financial causes jurisdiction and the relevant appellate jurisdiction of the Family Court of Australia between the date the jurisdiction was conferred and when certain proclamations were made; and amends the
Family Law Act 1975
to provide that regulations may be made to provide a date from which the jurisdiction of the Family Court of Australia must not be exercised in certain circumstances.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14 Mar 2012
Second reading moved 14 Mar 2012
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2012
Second reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Mar 2012
Second reading moved 22 Mar 2012
Second reading debate 22 Mar 2012
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22 Mar 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 32
  • Year: 2012
10 Apr 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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