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

                   For section 44A of the Act, proceedings for a divorce order in relation to a marriage may not be instituted in, or transferred to, a court of summary jurisdiction other than the following prescribed courts:

                     (a)  a court constituted by a stipendiary magistrate who is the Principal Registrar, or a Registrar, of the Family Court of Western Australia;

                     (b)  the Magistrates Court constituted by section 4 of the Magistrates Court Act 1930 of the Australian Capital Territory;

                     (c)  the Court of Petty Sessions of Norfolk Island.

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