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Second Reading Speeches

Family Law Amendment (De Facto Financial Matters and Other Measures) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the

Family Law Act 1975
in relation to: opposite-sex and same-sex de facto couples accessing the federal family law courts on property and maintenance matters on relationship breakdown; financial agreements between married couples; separation declarations and superannuation splitting; and certificates provided during family dispute resolutions. Also makes consequential amendments to 10 Acts in relation to de facto financial matters; and makes a technical amendment to the
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
.

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