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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 91A

Delegation by Attorney-General

             (1)  Where, in a State, there is a Family Court of the State, the Attorney-General may, either generally or as otherwise provided by the instrument of delegation, by writing, delegate all or any of his or her powers and functions under section 91 in respect of intervention in proceedings in the Family Court of that State and in other courts of that State to the person occupying from time to time, while the delegation is in force, the office of Attorney-General of that State.

             (2)  A power or function so delegated may be exercised or performed by the delegate in accordance with the instrument of delegation.

             (3)  A delegation under this section does not prevent the exercise of a power or the performance of a function by the Attorney-General.

             (4)  Where the Attorney-General of a State intervenes in any proceedings in accordance with a delegation under this section, the Attorney-General of the State shall be deemed to be a party to the proceedings with all the rights, duties and liabilities of a party.



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