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PROPERTY (RELATIONSHIPS) ACT 1984


- As at 15 June 2018 
- Act 147 of 1984 

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      De facto relationships
   5.      Domestic relationships
   5A.     Family relationship
   6.      Application of Act
   7.      Other rights of parties to relationship not affected by this Act
   8.      Declaration of interests in property

   PART 2 - JURISDICTION

   9.      Courts having jurisdiction under this Act
   10.     Limit of jurisdiction of Local Court
   11.     Staying and transfer of proceedings
   12.     Transfer of proceedings from Local Court in certain cases
   13.     Courts to act in aid of each other

   PART 3 - PROCEEDINGS FOR FINANCIAL ADJUSTMENT

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   14.     Applications for orders under this Part
   15.     Prerequisites for making of order--residence within State etc
   16.     Relevant facts and circumstances
   17.     Prerequisites for making of order--length of relationship etc
   18.     Time limit for making applications
   19.     Duty of court to end financial relationships

           Division 2 - Adjustment of interests with respect to property

   20.     Application for adjustment
   21.     Adjournment of application--likelihood of significant change in circumstances
   22.     Adjournment of application--proceedings in the Family Court of Australia
   23.     Deferment of order
   24.     Effect of death of parties on application
   25.     Effect of death of party on order

           Division 3 - Maintenance

   26.     No general right to maintenance between parties to relationship
   27.     Order for maintenance
   28.     Interim maintenance
   29.     Effect of subsequent relationship or marriage
   30.     Duration of orders for periodic maintenance
   31.     Effect of death of parties on application
   32.     Cessation of order--generally
   33.     Cessation of order--child care responsibilities
   34.     Recovery of arrears
   35.     Variation etc of orders for periodic maintenance
   36.     Other maintenance orders not to be varied
   37.     Extension of orders for periodic maintenance

           Division 4 - General

   38.     Orders etc of a court
   39.     Execution of instruments by order of a court
   40.     Ex parte orders
   41.     Variation and setting aside of orders
   42.     Transactions to defeat claims
   43.     Interests of other parties

   PART 4 - DOMESTIC RELATIONSHIP AGREEMENTS AND TERMINATION AGREEMENTS

   44.     Definitions
   45.     Entering into agreements
   46.     Agreements subject to law of contract
   47.     Effect of agreements in certain proceedings
   48.     Effect of certain exclusion provisions in agreements
   49.     Variation of terms of domestic relationship agreements
   50.     Effect of revocation etc of agreements
   51.     Effect of death of party to relationship--periodic maintenance
   52.     Effect of death of party to domestic relationship

   PART 5 - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT

   53.     Granting of injunctions
   54.     Failure to comply with injunction
   55.     Other powers of courts not affected

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   56.     Declaration as to existence of domestic relationship
   57.     Enforcement of certain Supreme Court orders by Local Court
   58.     Enforcement of certain orders for payment of money
   59.     Enforcement of other orders etc
   60.     Rules of court
   61.     Regulations
   62.     Effect of Property (Relationships) Legislation Amendment Act 1999


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