into the Provisions of the
Family Law Amendment Bill 2004
On 16 June 2004, the Senate
referred the provisions of the above Bill to the Senate Legal and
Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 July
The Bill seeks to amend the
Family Law Act 1975 to improve the operation and modernise the
terminology of the act. It addresses the interaction of bankruptcy law and
family law, the enforcement of court orders and frivolous and/or vexatious
Terms of Reference
General Notes to Assist in the Preparation of Submissions
called for by 28 June 2004. Submissions become Committee
documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee.
Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege.
Further assistance can be obtained by phoning the secretariat on (02)
The Committee encourages the lodgement of submissions in electronic
form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure that a postal address and phone number is enclosed with
all email submissions.
Submissions may also be faxed to (02) 6277 5794.
Report - Tabled 30 July 2004
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