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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 38BAB

Arrangements with agencies or organisations

             (1)  The Chief Justice may arrange with the chief executive officer (however described) of:

                     (a)  an agency of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory; or

                     (b)  another organisation;

for an employee or employees of the agency or organisation to:

                     (c)  receive, on behalf of the Court, documents to be lodged with or filed in the Court; or

                     (d)  perform, on behalf of the Court, other non-judicial functions of the Court.

             (2)  If an arrangement under subsection (1) is in force in relation to the performance by an employee of an agency or organisation of a function on behalf of the Court, the employee may perform that function despite any other provision of this Act or any other law of the Commonwealth.

             (3)  A function performed on behalf of the Court in accordance with an arrangement under subsection (1) has effect as if the function had been performed by the Court.

             (4)  Copies of an arrangement under subsection (1) are to be made available for inspection by members of the public.



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