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Family Law Act 1975

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  • - C2017C00385
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Act No. 53 of 1975 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017
An Act relating to Marriage and to Divorce and Matrimonial Causes and, in relation thereto and otherwise, Parental Responsibility for Children, and to financial matters arising out of the breakdown of de facto relationships and to certain other Matters
Administered by: Attorney-General's; Social Services
Registered 09 Dec 2017
Start Date 09 Dec 2017
End Date 31 Dec 2017
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Collapse Part I—PreliminaryPart I—Preliminary
Expand Part IA—Protection of namesPart IA—Protection of names
Expand Part II—Non-court based family servicesPart II—Non-court based family services
Expand Part III—Family consultantsPart III—Family consultants
Expand Part IIIA—Obligations to inform people about non-court based family services and about court’s processes and servicesPart IIIA—Obligations to inform people about non-court based family services and about court’s processes and services
Expand Part IIIB—Court’s powers in relation to court and non-court based family servicesPart IIIB—Court’s powers in relation to court and non-court based family services
Expand Part IV—The Family Court of AustraliaPart IV—The Family Court of Australia
Expand Part IVA—Management of the CourtPart IVA—Management of the Court
Expand Part V—Jurisdiction of courtsPart V—Jurisdiction of courts
Expand Part VI—Divorce and nullity of marriagePart VI—Divorce and nullity of marriage
Expand Part VII—ChildrenPart VII—Children
Expand Part VIII—Property, spousal maintenance and maintenance agreementsPart VIII—Property, spousal maintenance and maintenance agreements
Expand Part VIIIAA—Orders and injunctions binding third partiesPart VIIIAA—Orders and injunctions binding third parties
Expand Part VIIIA—Financial agreementsPart VIIIA—Financial agreements
Expand Part VIIIAB—Financial matters relating to de facto relationshipsPart VIIIAB—Financial matters relating to de facto relationships
Expand Part VIIIB—Superannuation interestsPart VIIIB—Superannuation interests
Expand Part IX—InterventionPart IX—Intervention
Expand Part X—AppealsPart X—Appeals
Expand Part XI—Procedure and evidencePart XI—Procedure and evidence
Expand Part XIA—Suppression and non-publication ordersPart XIA—Suppression and non-publication orders