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Cancellation of registration of overseas maintenance orders

             (1)  Where:

                     (a)  an overseas maintenance order is registered or confirmed under these Regulations; and

                     (b)  the court in which the order is registered or confirmed receives a request in writing made by the court that made the order or some other competent authority in the overseas jurisdiction that the order be made no longer enforceable in Australia;

the first-mentioned court shall direct its relevant Registrar to cancel the registration of the order by noting the fact and date of the cancellation on the certified copy of the order filed in the court.

             (2)  Upon the cancellation of the registration of an overseas maintenance order, the order ceases to be enforceable in Australia.

             (3)  Where the relevant Registrar of a court cancels the registration of an overseas maintenance order in pursuance of a request in writing having been received from a court or authority referred to in paragraph (1)(b), the relevant Registrar shall cause notice in writing of the fact that the registration has been cancelled, and of the date of the cancellation, to be given to the person who was required to make payments under the order.

             (4)  In this regulation:

"registered" means registered before 1 July 2000.

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