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Second Reading Speeches

Family Law Amendment (Risk Screening Protections) Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the

Family Law Act 1975
to provide that: family risk screening information is confidential and cannot be disclosed except in limited circumstances; family safety risk information is inadmissible in court, except in limited circumstances; and court workers (such as registrars and family counsellors) have immunity when involved in family risk screening procedures.