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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 67P

Information provided under location order not to be disclosed except to limited persons

             (1)  Information provided to the Registry Manager of a court under a location order (including a Commonwealth information order) must not be disclosed by the Registry Manager, or by any other person who obtains the information (whether directly or indirectly and whether under this section or otherwise) because of the provision of the information to the Registry Manager, except to:

                     (a)  the Registry Manager of another court; or

                     (b)  an officer of the court, or of another court, for the purpose of that officer's responsibilities or duties; or

                     (c)  a process-server engaged by, or by an officer of, the court or another court; or

                     (d)  with the leave of the court that made the location order:

                              (i)  the legal adviser of the applicant for the order; or

                             (ii)  a process-server engaged by that legal adviser; or

                     (e)  if a recovery order that consists of or includes an authorisation or direction described in paragraph 67Q(b) or (c) is in force--a person to whom the authorisation or direction is addressed; or

                      (f)  with the leave of the court that made the location order:

                              (i)  the Commonwealth central authority; or

                             (ii)  a central authority or a competent authority of a Convention country.

Penalty:  120 penalty units.

Note:          For the value of a penalty unit, see subsection 4AA(1) of the Crimes Act 1914 .

             (2)  Nothing in paragraphs (1)(a) to (e) authorises the disclosure of information to the applicant for the location order.

             (3)  In paragraph (1)(f):

"central authority " has the same meaning as in section 111CA.

"Commonwealth central authority " has the same meaning as in section 111CA.

"competent authority " has the same meaning as in section 111CA.

"Convention country " has the same meaning as in section 111CA.



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