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FAMILY LAW REGULATIONS 1984 - NOTES

- made under the Family Law Act 1975

Statutory Rules No. 426, 1984

Compilation No. 66

Compilation date:                              25 April 2019

Includes amendments up to:            F2019L00344

Registered:                                         9 May 2019

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Family Law Regulations 1984 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 25 April 2019 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self-repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part I--Preliminary                                                                                                               1

1............ Name of regulations............................................................................ 1

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

3A......... Prescribed contract limit...................................................................... 2

Part II--General                                                                                                                      3

4............ Directions as to practice and procedure............................................... 3

5............ Non-compliance with Regulations...................................................... 3

6............ Court or registrar may relieve from consequences of non-compliance 3

7............ Appointment of family consultants (Act s 11B).................................. 4

8............ Prescribed information about non-court based family services and court's processes and services (Act s 12B).................................................................................................... 4

8A......... Prescribed information about reconciliation (Act s 12C)..................... 4

8B......... Prescribed information about Part VII proceedings (Act s 12D)........ 4

10.......... Record of proceedings........................................................................ 5

10A....... Proceedings for divorce order not to be instituted in a court of summary jurisdiction other than a prescribed court (Act s 44A)............................................................... 5

12A....... Prescribed pensions, allowances or benefits--subsection 4(1) of the Act                5

12AB.... Appeal division--prescribed number of members (Act s 22(2AC))... 6

12B....... Child welfare law--prescribed law of a State or Territory.................. 6

12BA.... Child welfare officer--prescribed office of a State or Territory.......... 6

12BB..... Family violence order--prescribed laws of State or Territory............. 7

12BC..... De facto relationships--prescribed laws and relationships................. 7

12C....... Artificial conception procedures: child of woman and other intended parent--prescribed laws............................................................................................................ 7

12CA.... Artificial conception procedures: child of woman--prescribed laws.. 8

12CAA. Children born under surrogacy arrangements--prescribed laws......... 8

12CAB.. Other circumstances in which court may hear application for Part VII order (Act s 60I(9)(f))............................................................................................................ 9

12CB..... Commonwealth information orders--prescribed Departments and Commonwealth instrumentalities............................................................................................................ 9

12CC..... Registration of court decision (Act s 68R(6))..................................... 9

12CD.... Evidence relating to child abuse or family violence--prescribed State or Territory agencies (Act s 69ZW(1))............................................................................................ 9

12CE..... Evidence relating to professional confidential relationship privilege--prescribed laws            10

12D....... Registration of State child orders--prescribed States........................ 10

13.......... Authentication of consent in writing................................................. 10

14.......... Meaning of prescribed overseas jurisdiction..................................... 10

14A....... Prescribed maximum period--sentence or order (Act s 70NFC(6), 112AG(6))      11

15.......... Institution etc of proceedings by persons holding certain offices...... 11

15AA.... Third party expenses (Act s 90AJ)................................................... 11

15AB.... De facto relationships--prescribed laws........................................... 12

15A....... Leave to appeal--prescribed decrees (Act s 94AA).......................... 12

17.......... Registration of decrees...................................................................... 12

17A....... Declaration--definition of forfeiture order....................................... 13

17B....... Declaration--definition of restraining order.................................... 13

17C....... Definition of State or Territory proceeds of crime law..................... 13

17D....... Definition of proceeds of crime authority......................................... 13

18.......... Interstate enforcement of affiliation and similar orders...................... 16

19.......... Operation of State and Territory laws--prescribed laws (Act s 114AB) 18

19A....... Exceptions to restriction on publishing Court proceedings--States and Territories authorities that have responsibilities relating to the welfare of children............................. 18

20.......... Priority of attachment orders............................................................. 19

21.......... Conversion of currency..................................................................... 19

Part IIAAA--Protected names and symbols                                                       20

21AAA. Protected names (Act s 9A).............................................................. 20

21AAB. Protected symbols (Act s 9A)........................................................... 20

Part IIAB--Service under the Hague Service Convention                         21

Division 1--Preliminary                                                                                             21

21AC.... Definitions for Part IIAB.................................................................. 21

21AD.... Provisions of this Part to prevail....................................................... 22

Division 2--Service abroad of local judicial documents                           23

21AE..... Application of Division..................................................................... 23

21AF..... Application for request for service abroad........................................ 23

21AG.... How application to be dealt with....................................................... 24

21AH.... Procedure on receipt of certificate of service..................................... 24

21AI...... Payment of costs............................................................................... 25

21AJ..... Evidence of service........................................................................... 26

Division 3--Default judgment following service abroad of initiating process    27

21AK.... Application of Division..................................................................... 27

21AL..... Restriction on power to enter default judgment if certificate of service filed             27

21AM... Restriction on power to enter default judgment if certificate of service not filed       27

21AN.... Setting aside judgment in default of appearance................................ 28

Part IIAC--Service in countries that are parties to conventions other than the Hague Service Convention                                                                                                             29

21AO.... Application of Part............................................................................ 29

21AP..... Definitions for Part IIAC.................................................................. 29

21AQ.... Service in accordance with convention.............................................. 29

21AR.... Request for service............................................................................ 29

21AS..... Certificate of service.......................................................................... 30

Part IIA--Parentage testing procedures and reports                                     31

Division 1--General                                                                                                     31

21A....... Application of Part............................................................................ 31

21B....... Interpretation..................................................................................... 31

21C....... Parentage testing procedures............................................................. 31

21D....... Compliance with Regulations............................................................ 32

Division 2--Collection, storage and testing of samples                             33

21E........ Samplers........................................................................................... 33

21F........ Provision of information by donor--Form 2.................................... 33

21G....... Collection of blood samples.............................................................. 33

21H....... Collection of bodily samples for DNA typing.................................. 34

21I......... Container to be sealed and labelled.................................................... 34

21J........ Statement by sampler--Form 4......................................................... 35

21K....... Packing and storage requirements..................................................... 35

21L........ Testing of bodily samples................................................................. 35

Division 3--Reports                                                                                                     37

21M...... Reports--Form 5.............................................................................. 37

Division 4--Miscellaneous                                                                                        38

21N....... Notification of accredited laboratories and nominated reporters........ 38

Part III--Overseas orders                                                                                                39

Division 1--Overseas child orders                                                                       39

23.......... Registration of overseas child orders................................................ 39

24.......... Transmission of orders to overseas jurisdiction................................ 40

Division 2--Maintenance                                                                                           42

24A....... Definitions for Division 2................................................................. 42

25.......... Reciprocating jurisdictions................................................................ 42

28.......... Dealing with provisional overseas maintenance orders..................... 42

28A....... Hearings about applications about provisional overseas maintenance orders           43

28B....... Making of orders about provisional overseas maintenance orders.... 43

28C....... Dealing with United States petitions................................................. 44

28D....... Hearing of applications based on United States petitions.................. 44

28E........ Effect of orders about United States petitions................................... 45

29.......... Power to make provisional order against person in reciprocating jurisdiction          45

29A....... Dealing with provisional order against person in reciprocating jurisdiction             46

29B....... Taking of further evidence................................................................ 46

29C....... Confirmation of provisional order against person in reciprocating jurisdiction        47

30.......... Proceedings for enforcement of overseas maintenance entry liabilities 47

31.......... Cancellation of registration in reciprocating jurisdiction.................... 47

32.......... Cancellation of registration of overseas maintenance orders............. 48

34.......... Cancellation of registration of overseas maintenance agreements...... 48

36 .......... Party in Australia may apply to vary etc overseas maintenance order, agreement or liability    49

37 .......... Discharge etc of overseas maintenance order or liability made in absence of party  49

38.......... Variation etc orders--status.............................................................. 50

38A....... Making and effect of provisional variation etc orders....................... 50

38B....... Taking of further evidence................................................................ 50

39.......... Confirmation of variations made provisionally in reciprocating jurisdiction             51

Part IIIB--Parentage                                                                                                         52

39B....... Extension of provisions of Act......................................................... 52

39BA.... Jurisdictions...................................................................................... 52

Part IIIC--Jurisdiction of courts and related matters                                   53

39BB..... Certain jurisdiction of Family Court must not be exercised in States and Territories                53

39C....... Jurisdiction of courts......................................................................... 53

39CA.... Prescribed courts and applicable rules of court................................. 54

39D....... Convention countries........................................................................ 54

Part IV--Convention on recovery abroad of maintenance                        55

40.......... Interpretation of Part IV.................................................................... 55

45.......... Immunity of Secretary from orders to pay costs............................... 55

48.......... Convention countries........................................................................ 55

50.......... Applications by persons in convention countries for recovery of maintenance under Commonwealth, State or Territory law........................................................................ 55

50A....... Proceedings on behalf of persons in convention countries for recovery of maintenance          56

50B....... Return of applications....................................................................... 56

51.......... Certain requests to be made only with leave of court........................ 57

53.......... Taking of evidence at request of appropriate authority in convention countries        57

54.......... Obtaining evidence in convention countries for purposes of proceedings under this Part        58

55.......... Admissibility of evidence given in convention countries.................. 58

56.......... Orders of court in convention countries............................................ 58

Part V--Arbitration                                                                                                            60

67A....... Definitions for Part V....................................................................... 60

67B....... Prescribed requirements for arbitrator (Act s 10M).......................... 60

67C....... Matters that may not be arbitrated..................................................... 60

67D....... Application for referral to arbitration (Act s 13E)............................. 60

67E........ Application relating to relevant property or financial arbitration (Act s 13F)            61

67F........ Arbitration agreement........................................................................ 61

67G....... Notice of arbitration.......................................................................... 61

67H....... Costs of arbitration............................................................................ 62

67I......... Duties of arbitrator............................................................................ 62

67J........ Oath or affirmation by arbitrator....................................................... 62

67K....... Suspension of arbitration--failure to comply with direction............. 63

67L........ Termination of arbitration--lack of capacity..................................... 63

67M...... Appearance in arbitration.................................................................. 63

67N....... Attendance of persons to give evidence............................................ 64

67O....... Application of rules of evidence........................................................ 64

67P........ Making an award.............................................................................. 64

67Q....... Registration of award (Act s 13H).................................................... 65

67R....... Notice of registration of award.......................................................... 65

67S........ Enforcement of registered awards..................................................... 65

67T........ Registration of decree affecting registered award.............................. 65

Part VI--Repeal and savings                                                                                         66

79.......... Savings--proceedings instituted before 5 January 1976................... 66

80.......... Savings in relation to the former Regulations.................................... 66

81.......... Transitional matters in connection with Family Law Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 2)    66

82.......... Shared Parental Responsibility Act--end of transition period.......... 67

83.......... Transitional matters relating to Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 4)   67

Schedule 1                                                                                                                           68

Form 1A--Request for service abroad of judicial documents and certificate       68

Form 1B--Summary of the document to be served                                        71

Form 2--Parentage testing procedure Affidavit by/in relation to donor                 73

Form 4--Parentage testing procedure Collection of bodily samples     76

Form 5--Parentage testing procedure report                                                     77

Form 6--Application for arbitration                                                                        80

Form 7--Application relating to relevant property or financial arbitration          82

Form 8--Application to register arbitration award                                        85

Form 9--Application to register decree affecting registered arbitration award 87

Schedule 1A--Countries or parts of countries, declared to be prescribed overseas jurisdictions for certain purposes        89

Schedule 2--Reciprocating jurisdictions                                              91

Schedule 3--Convention on the recovery abroad of maintenance                92

Schedule 4--Convention countries                                                             99

Schedule 4A--Jurisdictions and convention countries       100

Schedule 5--Prescribed laws--definition of child welfare law in subsection 4(1) of the Act                                                    101

Schedule 8--Family violence order--prescribed laws of State or Territory                                                                                                                        103

Schedule 9--Evidence relating to child abuse or family violence--prescribed State or Territory agencies                                                104

Schedule 9A--Professional confidential relationship privilege--prescribed laws                                                                                                            105

Schedule 10--Protected Names                                                                    106

Schedule 11--Protected Symbols                                                                109

Endnotes                                                                                                                                   110

Endnote 1--About the endnotes                                                                           110

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key                                                                               111

Endnote 3--Legislation history                                                                            112

Endnote 4--Amendment history                                                                          116


  

Endnotes

Endnote 1--About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1--About the endnotes

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key

Endnote 3--Legislation history

Endnote 4--Amendment history

Abbreviation key--Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history--Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation "(md)" added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation "(md not incorp)" is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub-subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev ... ) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub-Ch = Sub-Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3--Legislation history

 

Number and year

FRLI registration or gazettal

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

1984 No. 426

20 Dec 1984

2 Jan 1985 (r 1)

 

1985 No. 183

31 July 1985

1 Aug 1985 (r 1)

--

1986 No. 140

26 June 1986

r 2 and 3: 1 July 1986
r 4: 1 Sept 1986
Remainder: 26 June 1986

r 2, 3, 4(3) and (4)

1986 No. 393

12 Jan 1987

12 Jan 1987

--

1987 No. 85

27 May 1987

27 May 1987

--

1987 No. 175

31 Aug 1987

1 Sept 1987

--

1988 No. 42

24 Mar 1988

1 Apr 1988 (gaz 1988, No. S83)

--

1988 No. 44

30 Mar 1988

1 Apr 1988

--

1988 No. 164

30 June 1988

1 July 1988

--

1988 No. 165

30 June 1988

1 July 1988 (gaz 1988, No S191)

--

1989 No. 8

13 Feb 1989

13 Feb 1989

--

1989 No. 53

14 Apr 1989

14 Apr 1989

--

1989 No. 74

4 May 1989

4 May 1989

--

1989 No. 155

30 June 1989

1 July 1989

--

1989 No. 205

7 Aug 1989

7 Aug 1989

--

1989 No. 235

5 Sept 1989

5 Sept 1989

--

1989 No. 326

30 Nov 1989

1 Dec 1989

r. 3

1990 No. 294

21 Sept 1990

21 Sept 1990

--

1990 No. 373

6 Dec 1990

6 Dec 1990

--

1991 No. 401

12 Dec 1991

27 Dec 1991 (r 1)

--

1991 No. 447

19 Dec 1991

1 Apr 1992 (r 1)
Note: disallowed by the Senate on 3 Mar 1992

r 6

1992 No. 33

7 Feb 1992

r 5: 1 Apr 1992
Remainder: 7 Feb 1992

--

1992 No. 160

12 June 1992

12 June 1992

--

1992 No. 287

8 Sept 1992

8 Sept 1992

--

1992 No. 376

30 Nov 1992

30 Nov 1992

--

1992 No. 404

16 Dec 1992

16 Dec 1992

--

1994 No. 86

7 Apr 1994

7 Apr 1994

--

1994 No. 343

18 Oct 1994

18 Oct 1994

--

1995 No. 297

26 Oct 1995

1 Nov 1995

--

1995 No. 400

19 Dec 1995

19 Dec 1995

--

1995 No. 419

22 Dec 1995

1 Jan 1996

--

1996 No. 71

5 June 1996

11 June 1996

--

1996 No. 188

30 Aug 1996

1 Sept 1996

--

as amended by

 

 

 

1996 No. 201

11 Sept 1996

1 Sept 1996

--

1996 No. 253

26 Nov 1996

1 Dec 1996

r 3 and 6

1996 No. 265

11 Dec 1996

1 Jan 1997

r 7

1997 No. 157

30 June 1997

1 July 1997
Note: disallowed by the Senate on 24 Nov 1997

--

1997 No. 232

10 Sept 1997

10 Sept 1997

--

1997 No. 251

24 Sept 1997

24 Sept 1997

--

1997 No. 376

24 Dec 1997

1 Jan 1998

r 4

1998 No. 39

25 Mar 1998

25 Mar 1998

--

1998 No. 121

9 June 1998

9 June 1998

--

1998 No. 222

7 July 1998

7 July 1998

--

1998 No. 270

1 Sept 1998

1 Sept 1998

--

1998 No. 329

16 Dec 1998

16 Dec 1998

--

1999 No. 39

24 Mar 1999

24 Mar 1999

--

1999 No. 173

1 Sept 1999

1 Sept 1999 (r 2)

--

2000 No. 16

15 Mar 2000

15 Mar 2000 (r 2)

--

2000 No. 81

26 May 2000

1 July 2000 (r 2)

--

2000 No. 207

31 July 2000

31 July 2000 (r 2)

--

2000 No. 254

15 Sept 2000

15 Sept 2000 (r 2)

--

2001 No. 31

1 Mar 2001

1 Mar 2001 (r 2)

--

2001 No. 117

6 June 2001

6 June 2001 (r 2)

--

2001 No. 264

5 Oct 2001

Sch 1: 5 Oct 2001 (r 2(a))
Remainder: 1 Jan 2002

--

2003 No. 339

23 Dec 2003

23 Dec 2003 (r 2)

--

2004 No. 319

25 Nov 2004

17 Dec 2004 (r 2)

--

2004 No. 370

23 Dec 2004

23 Dec 2004 (r 2)

--

2004 No. 371

23 Dec 2004

23 Dec 2004 (r 2)

--

2005 No. 207

19 Sept 2005 (F2005L02673)

1 Oct 2005 (r 2)

--

2006 No. 128

15 June 2006 (F2006L01760)

1 July 2006 (r 2)

--

2006 No. 256

6 Oct 2006 (F2006L03252)

9 Oct 2006 (r 2)

--

2007 No. 82

16 Apr 2007 (F2007L00988)

17 Apr 2007 (r 2)

--

2007 No. 212

23 July 2007 (F2007L02256)

26 July 2007 (r 2)

--

2007 No. 293

27 Sept 2007 (F2007L03678)

Sch 1: 28 Sept 2007 (r 2(a))
Remainder: 15 Oct 2007

--

2008 No. 104

20 June 2008 (F2008L02125)

21 June 2008 (r 2)

--

2008 No. 182

22 Sept 2008 (F2008L03471)

Sch 1: 1 Jan 2009 (r 2(a))
Sch 2: 1 July 2009 (r 2(b))

--

258, 2008

17 Dec 2008 (F2008L04634)

18 Dec 2008 (r 2)

--

259, 2008

17 Dec 2008 (F2008L04631)

Sch 1: 18 Dec 2008 (r 2(1)(a))
Sch 2: 30 Mar 2009 (r 2(1)(b))
Sch 3: 18 Dec 2008 (r 2(2)(b))

--

17, 2009

5 Feb 2009 (F2009L00262)

Sch 1: 6 Feb 2009 (r 2(a))
Sch 2: 1 Mar 2009 (r 2(b))
Sch 3: 1 Mar 2009 (r 2(c))

--

322, 2009

27 Nov 2009 (F2009L04294)

Sch 1: 1 Dec 2009 (r 2(a))
Sch 2: 1 Jan 2010 (r 2(b))

--

76, 2010

11 May 2010 (F2010L01220)

1 Nov 2010 (r 2)

--

165, 2010

29 June 2010 (F2010L01845)

1 July 2010 (r 2)

--

242, 2010

15 Oct 2010 (F2010L02720)

1 Nov 2010 (r 2)

r 4

255, 2010

28 Oct 2010 (F2010L02823)

29 Oct 2010 (r 2)

--

290, 2010

25 Nov 2010 (F2010L03072)

Sch 1: 26 Nov 2010 (r 2(a))
Sch 2: 1 Dec 2010 (r 2(b))

--

20, 2011

10 Mar 2011 (F2011L00408)

Sch 1: 11 Mar 2011 (r 2(a))
Sch 2: 11 Mar 2011 (r 2(b))
Sch 3: 9 Dec 2011 (r 2(c))

--

120, 2011

30 June 2011 (F2011L01364)

1 July 2011 (r 2)

--

9, 2012

23 Feb 2012 (F2012L00394)

Sch 1 (items 3, 4): 24 Feb 2012 (s 2(a))
Sch 1 (items 1, 2): 8 Mar 2012 (s 2(b))

--

as amended by

 

 

 

18, 2012

8 Mar 2012 (F2012L00545)

8 Mar 2012 (s 2)

--

10, 2012

24 Feb 2012 (F2012L00405)

Sch 1: never commenced (s 2)

--

as repealed by

 

 

 

284, 2012

11 Dec 2012 (F2012L02412)

s 3: 11 Oct 2013 (s 2)

--

50, 2012

20 Apr 2012 (F2012L00903)

21 Apr 2012 (s 2)

--

211, 2012

31 Aug 2012 (F2012L01818)

Sch 1: 1 Sept 2012 (s 2(a))
Sch 2: 17 Sept 2012 (s 2(b))
Sch 3: 12 Dec 2012 (s 2(c))
Sch 4: 11 June 2013 (s 2(d))

--

278, 2012

11 Dec 2012 (F2012L02391)

1 Jan 2013 (s 2)

--

51, 2013

11 Apr 2013 (F2013L00649)

Sch 1 (item 58): 12 Apr 2013 (s 2 item 2)

--

113, 2015

10 July 2015 (F2015L01130)

Sch 1 (items 2-6): 11 July 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

--

137, 2015

14 Sept 2015 (F2015L01426)

15 Sept 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

--

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Courts Administration (Consequential Amendments) Regulation 2016

10 May 2016 (F2016L00767)

Sch 1 (items 3, 4): 1 Jan 2018 (s 2(1) item 3)

--

Family Law Amendment (Registered Relationships) Regulations 2017

31 July 2017 (F2017L00976)

Sch 1 (items 2, 3): 1 Aug 2017 (s 2(1) item 1)

--

Family Law Amendment (Family Violence Measures) Regulations 2019

25 Feb 2019 (F2019L00184)

26 Feb 2019 (s 2(1) item 1)

--

Family Law Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Regulations 2019

22 Mar 2019 (F2019L00344)

Sch 1 (items 14-25, 27-65): 23 Mar 2019 (s 2(1) items 2, 4)
Sch 1 (item 26): 25 Apr 2019 (s 2(1) item 3)

--

 

Endnote 4--Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Part I

 

r 1.............................................

rs 1998 No 270

r 2.............................................

rep LA s 48D

r 3.............................................

am 1996 No 71; 1999 No 39; 2000 Nos 81 and 207; 2001 No 31; 2006 No 128; 2007 No 82; 2008 No 182; No 76, 2010; No 242, 2010; No 290, 2010; No 278, 2012; No 113, 2015; F2016L00767

r 3AA........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 3A..........................................

ad 1998 No 222

 

am 2010 No 242

Part II

 

r 4.............................................

am 2000 No 207

r 7.............................................

rep 1996 No 71

 

ad 2006 No 128

 

rs 2007 No 82

 

am No 51, 2013

r 7A..........................................

ad 1991 No 401

 

rep 1996 No 71

r 7B...........................................

ad 1992 No 376

 

rep 1996 No 71

r 8.............................................

rs 2006 No 128; 2007 No 82

r 8A..........................................

ad 2007 No 82

r 8B...........................................

ad 2007 No 82

r 9.............................................

rep 1996 No 71

r 9A..........................................

ad 1991 No 401

 

rep 1996 No 71

r 10...........................................

am 1988 No 164

r 10A........................................

ad 1988 No 165

 

am 1989 No 8; 1998 No 329; 1999 No 39

 

rs 2006 No 128

r 11...........................................

am 1985 No 183; 1987 No 175; 1988 No 44; 1989 No 155; 1995 No 419

 

rs 1996 No 188 (as am by 1996 No 201)

 

am 1996 No 253; 1998 No 39; 2000 Nos 16 and 207; 2001 No 264; 2005 No 207; 2006 Nos 128 and 256; 2007 No 293; 2010 Nos 165 and 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 11A........................................

ad 2010 No 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 11B.........................................

ad 2010 No 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 11C.........................................

ad 2010 No 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 12...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rep 2010 No 76

r 12A........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1994 No 86; 1996 No 71; 1998 No 329; 2000 No 16; 2004 No 370

r 12AB......................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 12AC......................................

ad 2001 No 264

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

am 2008 No 104

 

rep 2012 No 211

r 12B.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1996 No 71; 2006 No 128

r 12BA......................................

ad 1992 No 287

 

am 1992 No 404; 1996 No 71

 

rs 1998 No 329

 

am 2001 No 117; 2003 No 339; 2004 No 370; 2006 No 128; 2011 No 20; F2019L00344

r 12BB......................................

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 2006 No 128

r 12BC......................................

ad No 17, 2009

 

am No 322, 2009; No 255, 2010; No 9, 2012; No 211, 2012; No 113, 2015; F2017L00976; F2019L00344

r 12C.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1996 No 71

 

rs 2009 No 17

 

am 2009 No 322; 2010 No 255

 

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r 12CA......................................

ad 1989 No 74

 

am 1996 No 71

 

rs 2009 No 17

 

am 2009 No 322; 2010 No 255

r 12CAA...................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

 

ad 2009 No 17

 

rs 2009 No 17

 

am 2009 No 322

 

rs 2010 No 255

 

am 2011 No 20; No 113, 2015

r 12CAB....................................

ad 2009 No 17

r 12CB......................................

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 2005 No 207; 2011 No 120; F2019L00344

r 12CC......................................

ad 1996 No 71

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

am F2019L00184

r 12CD......................................

ad 2006 No 128

r 12CE......................................

ad 2007 No 212

r 12D........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1994 No 343; 1996 No 71

r 13...........................................

am 1996 No 71

 

rs 1998 No 329

 

am F2019L00344

r 14...........................................

rs 1988 No 164; 1996 No 71

 

am 2006 No 128

r 14A........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 15...........................................

am 1988 Nos 42 and 164; 1989 No 74; 1996 Nos 71 and 188

r 15AA......................................

ad 2004 No 319

r 15AB......................................

ad No 17, 2009

 

am No 255, 2010; No 9, 2012; No 211, 2012; No 113, 2015; F2017L00976; F2019L00344

r 15A........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2004 No 370

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

am 2012 No 211

r 16...........................................

am 1985 No 183; 1987 No 175; 1988 Nos 44 and 164; 1989 No 155; 1995 No 419; 1996 No 188; 2000 Nos 16 and 207; 2005 No 207; 2006 No 128; 2010 No 165

 

rs 2010 No 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 16A........................................

ad 1996 No 188

 

am 2010 No 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 17...........................................

am 2000 No 207; 2006 No 128

r 17A........................................

ad 2012 No 211

r 17B.........................................

ad 2012 No 211

r 17C.........................................

ad 2012 No 211

r 17D........................................

ad 2012 No 211

 

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r 18...........................................

am 1999 No 39; 2000 No 207

r 18A........................................

ad 1990 No 294

 

rep 2001 No 31

r 19...........................................

am No 183, 1985; No 393, 1986; No 175, 1987; No 164, 1988; No 74, 1989; No 205, 1989, No 235, 1989; No 251, 1997; No 370, 2004

 

rs No 128, 2006

 

am No 259, 2008; No 20, 2011; No 9, 2012; No 211, 2012; No 137, 2015; F2019L00344

r 19A........................................

am F2019L00344

r 20...........................................

am 2000 No 207

r 21...........................................

rs 2000 No 81

Part IIAAA

 

Part IIAAA................................

ad 2006 No 128

r 21AAA...................................

ad 2006 No 128

r 21AAB...................................

ad 2006 No 128

 

 

Part IIAA..................................

ad 1996 No 188

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 21AA......................................

ad 1996 No 188

 

rs 2010 Nos 165 and 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

r 21AB......................................

ad 1996 No 188

 

am 1996 No 253; 2010 Nos 165 and 242

 

rep 2012 No 278

Part IIAB

 

Part IIAB...................................

ad 2010 No 76

Division 1

 

r 21AC......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AD......................................

ad 2010 No 76

Division 2

 

r 21AE......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AF......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AG......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AH......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AI.......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AJ.......................................

ad 2010 No 76

Division 3

 

r 21AK......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AL......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AM.....................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AN......................................

ad 2010 No 76

Part IIAC

 

Part IIAC...................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AO......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AP......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AQ......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AR......................................

ad 2010 No 76

r 21AS......................................

ad 2010 No 76

Part IIA

 

Part IIA.....................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

Division 1

 

r 21A........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

r 21B.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1989 No 74

 

rs 1996 No 265

r 21C.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

 

am 2006 No 128

r 21D........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1989 No 74; 1992 No 404

 

rs 1996 No 265

Division 2

 

r 21E.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

r 21F.........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

 

am 2001 No 117; 2004 No 370

r 21G........................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

r 21H........................................

ad 1996 No 265

r 21I..........................................

ad 1996 No 265

r 21J..........................................

ad 1996 No 265

r 21K........................................

ad 1996 No 265

 

am 2001 No 117

r 21L.........................................

ad 1996 No 265

Division 3

 

r 21M........................................

ad 1996 No 265

Division 4

 

r 21N........................................

ad 1996 No 265

 

am 2004 No 370; No 51, 2013

Part III

 

Division 1

 

Division 1 heading....................

ad 2000 No 81

 

rs 2004 No 371

r 22...........................................

rs 1999 No 39

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 23...........................................

am 1987 No 85; 1996 No 71; 1999 No 39; 2004 No 371; 2006 No 128

r 24...........................................

am 1996 No 71

 

rs 2004 No 371

 

am 2006 No 128

Division 2

 

Division 2 heading....................

ad 2000 No 81

r 24A........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2008 No 258

r 26...........................................

am 1987 No 85; 1999 No 39

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 27...........................................

am 1990 No 373; 1999 No 39

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 28...........................................

am 1987 No 85; 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 207

r 28A........................................

ad 1987 No 85

 

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2008 No 258

r 28B.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 28C.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 207

r 28D........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2008 No 258

r 28E.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 29...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2008 No 258

r 29A........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 29B.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 29C.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 30...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 207

r 32...........................................

am 2000 No 81

r 33...........................................

am 1987 No 85; 1999 No 39

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 34...........................................

am 2000 No 81

r 35...........................................

rep 2000 No 81

r 36...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

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r 37...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

r 38...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 254

r 38A........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 38B.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 39...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 207

Part IIIA....................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

rep 2007 No 293

r 39A........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

rep 2007 No 293

Part IIIB

 

Part IIIB....................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 39B.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2007 No 293

r 39BA......................................

ad 2007 No 293

Part IIIC

 

Part IIIC....................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 39BB......................................

ad 2012 No 50

 

am 2012 No 211

r 39C.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2007 No 293

r 39CA......................................

ad F2019L00184

 

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rep end of 30 June 2020 (r 39CA(3))

r 39D........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

rs 2007 No 293

Part IV

 

r 40...........................................

am 2000 No 81

r 41-44.....................................

rep 2000 No 81

r 45...........................................

rs 2000 No 81

r 46...........................................

rep 2000 No 81

r 47...........................................

am 1985 No 183

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 48...........................................

rs 1995 No 400

r 49...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rep 2000 No 81

r 50...........................................

am 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

r 50A........................................

ad 2000 No 81

 

am 2008 No 258

r 50B.........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 51...........................................

am 1999 No 39

r 52...........................................

rep 2000 No 81

r 53...........................................

rs 2000 No 81

 

am 2000 No 207

r 54...........................................

am 1999 No 39; 2000 No 81

r 55...........................................

rs 2004 No 371

Part 4A......................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 1.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 57...........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 2.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 58...........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 58A........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 58B.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 58C.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Part 4B......................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 1.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 59...........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 59A........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 59B.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No, 182

Division 2.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 60...........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60A........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60B.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60C.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60D........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60E.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60F.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60G........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60H........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60J..........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60K........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60L.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

am 2007 No 293

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60M........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 60N........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 3.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 61A........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

am 2007 No 293

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 61B.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 61C.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Part 4C......................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 1.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 61D........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Division 2.................................

rep 2008 No 182

r 61E.........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Part V

 

Part V heading (prev Part 5
heading)

 

Part V........................................

rep 1989 No 326

Part 5 heading...........................

rs 2006 No 128; 2008 No 182

 

renum

 

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Part 5........................................

ad 1996 No 71

Division 1.................................

rs 2006 No 128

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 57...........................................

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 58...........................................

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 62...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 62A........................................

ad 2007 No 82

 

am 2007 No 293

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 63...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 64...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 65...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 2001 No 31

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

rep 2008 No182

Division 2.................................

rep 2006 No 128

r 59...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 60...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 1998 No 270; 1999 No 173

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 61...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 66...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 67...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

Division 2 heading....................
(prev Division 2A)

renum 2006 No 128
rep 2008 No 182

r 67A........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128; 2008 No 182

 

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r 67B.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67C.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67D........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2004 No 370; 2006 No 128

r 67E.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67F.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67G........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67H........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67I..........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67J..........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67K........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67L.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67M........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67N........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2004 No 370; 2006 No 128

r 67O........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67P.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67Q........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

r 67R.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67S.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

r 67T.........................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

Division 3.................................

rep 2006 No 128

r 68...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 2001 No 31

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 69...........................................

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 70...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 71...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 72...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

rep 2006 No 128

Subdivision 4 heading...............

rs 2001 No 31

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 73...........................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

 

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 2001 No 31

 

rep 2006 No 128

r 74...........................................

rep 1989 No 326

r 75-77.....................................

am 1986 No 140

 

rep 1989 No 326

Part VI

 

r 78...........................................

rep LA s 48C

r 79...........................................

am 2000 No 207

r 80...........................................

am 2000 No 207

r 81...........................................

ad 2000 No 81

r 82...........................................

ad 2006 No 128

 

rs 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

r 83...........................................

ad 2006 No 128

 

am 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

 

rs 2012 No 278

Schedule 1AA...........................

ad 2010 No 165

 

rs 2010 No 242

 

am 2010 No 290

 

rep 2012 No 278

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1 heading...................

rs 1989 No 74

Schedule 1................................

am 1988 No 42; 1989 No 74; 1996 No 265; 1997 No 376; 1999 No 39; 2000 No 207; 2001 Nos 31 and 117

Heading to Form.......................

rep 1989 No 74

Form.........................................

1984 No 426

Heading to Form 1....................

ad 1989 No 74

 

rep 2010 No 76

Form 1......................................

am 1999 No 39; 2000 No 207; 2001 No 117

 

rep 2010 No 76

Form 1A...................................

ad 2010 No 76

Form 1B....................................

ad 2010 No 76

Form 2......................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265; 2001 No 117; 2004 No 370

Form 3......................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

rs 1996 No 265

 

rep 2001 No 117

Form 4......................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1989 No 74

 

rs 1996 No 265

 

am 2001 No 117

Form 5......................................

ad 1996 No 265

 

am 1997 No 376; 2001 No 117

Form 6......................................

ad 2001 No 31

Form 7......................................

ad 2001 No 31

 

am 2006 No 128

Form 8......................................

ad 2001 No 31

Form 9......................................

ad 2001 No 31

Schedule 1A

 

Schedule 1A heading.................

rs 1996 No 71

Schedule 1A..............................

ad 1988 No 164

 

am 1992 Nos 33 and 160; 1996 No 71

Schedule 2

 

Schedule 2................................

am 1985 No 183; 1986 No 393; 1987 No 175; 1988 No 164; 1989 No 53; 1992 Nos 33 and 160; 1995 No 400; 1996 No 71; 1997 No 232; 1998 No 121; 1999 No 39

 

rs 2000 No 81

 

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am F2019L00344

Schedule 4

 

Schedule 4 heading...................

rs 2007 No 293

Schedule 4................................

am 1995 No 400; 1996 No 71; 1999 No 39; F2019L00344

Schedule 4A

 

Schedule 4A..............................

ad 2007 No 293

Schedule 5

 

Schedule 5................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1989 No 74; 1992 No 404; 1995 No 297

 

rs 1996 No 71

 

am 1996 No 265; 1998 No 329; 2001 No 117; 2003 No 339

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

am 2011 No 20

 

ed C64

 

am F2019L00344

Schedule 6................................

ad 1988 No 42

 

am 1989 No 74; 1996 No 71; 2003 No 339

 

rep 2009 No 17

Schedule 7................................

ad 1989 No 74

 

am 1996 No 71

 

rep 2009 No 17

Schedule 7A..............................

ad 2007 No 82

 

rep 2008 No 182

Schedule 8

 

Schedule 8................................

ad 1996 No 71

 

am 1996 No 265; 1997 No 251; 2003 No 339; 2004 No 370

 

rs 2006 No 128

 

am 2008 No 259; 2011 No 20

 

rs 2012 No 9

 

am 2012 No 211; F2019L00344

Schedule 9

 

Schedule 9................................

ad 2006 No 128

 

am 2011 No 20

 

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am F2019L00344

Schedule 9A

 

Schedule 9A..............................

ad 2007 No 212

Schedule 10

 

Schedule 10..............................

ad 2006 No 128

Schedule 11

 

Schedule 11..............................

ad 2006 No 128


 



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