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Second Reading Speeches

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019, the bill amends: the

Family Law Act 1975
and
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
to make consequential amendments to align these Acts with the operation of the newly created Federal Circuit and Family Court (FCFC); the proposed
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2019
to make an amendment consequential on the commencement of certain changes enacted by the
Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2018
; five Acts in relation to making rules of court; 132 Acts to make further consequential amendments; and various Acts to make amendments contingent on the commencement of nine Acts. Also provides for transitional arrangements in relation to the judges and personnel of the FCFC, court administration and appeals; and repeals the
Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999
.