Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 69X

Orders associated with parentage testing orders

             (1)  If a court makes a parentage testing order, it may also make orders under subsection (2) or (4).

             (2)  The court may make such orders as it considers necessary or desirable:

                     (a)  to enable the parentage testing procedure to be carried out; or

                     (b)  to make the parentage testing procedure more effective or reliable.

             (3)  Some examples of the kinds of orders the court may make under subsection (2) are as follows:

                     (a)  an order requiring a person to submit to a medical procedure;

                     (b)  an order requiring a person to provide a bodily sample;

                     (c)  an order requiring a person to provide information relevant to the person's medical or family history.

             (4)  The court may make such orders as it considers just in relation to costs incurred in relation to:

                     (a)  the carrying out of the parentage testing procedure or other orders made by the court in relation to the parentage testing procedure; or

                     (b)  the preparation of reports relating to the information obtained as a result of carrying out the parentage testing procedure.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback