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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 90VA

Notification of proceeds of crime orders etc.

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a person makes an application for an order, under this Part, with respect to:

                              (i)  the property of the parties to a de facto relationship or either of them; or

                             (ii)  the maintenance of a party to a de facto relationship; and

                     (b)  the person knows that the property of the parties to the de facto relationship or either of them is covered by:

                              (i)  a proceeds of crime order; or

                             (ii)  a forfeiture application;

the person must:

                     (c)  disclose in the application the proceeds of crime order or forfeiture application; and

                     (d)  give to the court a sealed copy of that order or application.

             (2)  A person who does not comply with subsection (1) commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding 50 penalty units.

             (3)  If:

                     (a)  a person is a party to de facto property settlement or maintenance proceedings under this Part; and

                     (b)  the person is notified by the proceeds of crime authority that the property of the parties to the de facto relationship or either of them is covered by:

                              (i)  a proceeds of crime order; or

                             (ii)  a forfeiture application;

the person must:

                     (c)  notify the Registry Manager in writing of the proceeds of crime order or forfeiture application; and

                     (d)  give the Registry Manager:

                              (i)  a copy of the notification referred to in paragraph (b) (if the notification is in writing); and

                             (ii)  a copy of the proceeds of crime order or forfeiture application (if the notification is accompanied by a copy of the order or application).

             (4)  A person who does not comply with subsection (3) commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding 50 penalty units.



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