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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 24

Absence or illness of Chief Justice

             (1)  Whenever:

                     (a)  the Chief Justice is absent from Australia or from duty; or

                     (b)  there is a vacancy in the office of Chief Justice;

the Deputy Chief Justice or, if the Deputy Chief Justice is unavailable, the next senior Judge who is in Australia and is available and willing to do so shall perform the duties and may exercise the powers of the Chief Justice.

             (2)  A Judge who is, under subsection (1), performing the duties and exercising the powers of the Chief Justice shall be called the Acting Chief Justice of the Court.



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