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Name: Family Law Amendment Act 2005 (No. 98, 2005).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-07-06
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-2005-L-71733
Bibliography: Family Law Amendment Act, 2005, Commonwealth Government Printer, Australia, ISBN: 1741617537, No. 42/05
Act on-line Act on-line Scaleplus, Attorney-General's Department, Australia (consulted on 2005-10-20)
Abstract/Citation: Makes substantial amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 concerning the following parts:
Part 1 - Parenting compliance regime
Part 2 - Costs and offers of settlement
Part 3 - Suspension of sentences of imprisonment
Part 4 - Enforcement (removal of information procedures)
Part 5 - Private arbitration
Part 6 - Change of venue
Part 7 - Definition of disposition
Part 8 - Appeals
Part 9 - Transfer of matters from State courts of summary jurisdiction ot the Federal Magistrates Court
Part 10 - Terminology relating to divorce and principle relief
Part 11 - Leave to appeal
Part 12 - Power to dismiss appeal
Part 13 - Appeals to High Court
Part 14 - Recovery of amounts paid under maintenance orders
Part 15 - Powers of judicial registrars
Part 17 - Alteration of property interests.
Also amends the Bankruptcy Act 1966 concerning jurisdiction of Family Court of Western Australia.
Amended text(s):

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