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Urgent maintenance cases

                   If, in proceedings with respect to the maintenance of a party to a de facto relationship in accordance with this Division, it appears to the court that:

                     (a)  the party is in immediate need of financial assistance; and

                     (b)  it is not practicable in the circumstances to determine immediately what order, if any, should be made;

the court may order the payment, pending the disposal of the proceedings, of such periodic sum or other sums as the court considers reasonable.

Note 1:       The geographical requirement in section 90SD must be satisfied.

Note 2:       The court must be satisfied of at least one of the matters in section 90SB.

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