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FAMILY COURT ACT 1997


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 -- Preliminary  

   1.      Short title
            
   2.      Commencement
            
   3.      Contents of this Act
            
   4.      References in section headings and definitions to comparable provisions of Commonwealth Family Law Act
            
   5.      Terms used
            
   6.      Meaning of member of the family -- FLA s. 4(1AB)
            
   7.      Meaning of relative -- FLA s. 4(1AC)
            
           7A. Meaning of major long-term issues -- FLA s. 4(1)
            
           8. Meaning of court
            
   9A.     Meaning of family violence etc. -- FLA s. 4AB
            
           9B. Courts and Tribunals (Electronic Processes Facilitation) Act 2013 Pt. 2 applies

   PART 2 -- Family Court of Western Australia

           Division 1 -- The Family Court  

   9.      Family Court continued
            
   10.     Constitution etc. of Court

           Division 2 -- Judges  

   11.     Appointment of judges
            
   12.     Seniority
            
   13.     Oath of office
            
   14.     Style and title of judges
            
   15.     Salaries and allowances of judges
            
   16.     Leave of judge
            
   17.     Judges may continue certain superannuation scheme
            
   18.     Tenure of office
            
   19.     Judges’ Salaries and Pensions Act 1950 applies to Family Court judges
            
   20.     Next senior judge may act if Chief Judge unable to act, or office vacant
            
   21.     Acting Chief Judge
            
   22.     Acting judges
            
   23.     Effect of acting as judge
            
   24.     Dual appointments

           Division 3 -- Officers of the Court and staff  

   25.     Officers of Court
            
   26.     Principal Registrar and registrars may be magistrates
            
   27.     Personal staff for judges
            
   28.     Other Court staff
            
   29.     Marshal
            
   30.     Functions under federal jurisdiction
            
   31.     Functions under non-federal jurisdictions
            
   32.     Judicial notice of signatures
            
   33.     Delegation of powers to registrars -- FLA s. 37A
            
           33A. Engagement of consultants etc. -- FLA s. 38R

           Division 4 -- Administration of Court’s family services  

   34.     Director of Court Counselling has functions of family consultants -- FLA s. 38BA
            
           34A. Director of Court Counselling may delegate powers and functions that relate to family consultants -- FLA s. 38BB
            
           34B. Director of Court Counselling may give directions that relate to family services functions -- FLA s. 38BC
            
           34C. Director of Court Counselling may authorise officer or staff member to act as family counsellor or family dispute resolution practitioner -- FLA s. 38BD
            
           34D. Director of Court Counselling may engage persons to perform family counselling services or family dispute resolution services -- FLA s. 38R(1A)

   PART 3 -- Jurisdiction of courts and transfer, staying and dismissal of proceedings

           Division 1 -- Jurisdiction of the Family Court  

   35.     Federal jurisdiction of Court
            
   36.     Non-federal jurisdictions of Court
            
   37.     Principles to be applied, and matters to be considered, by Court in its non-federal jurisdiction -- FLA s.

           Division 2 -- Jurisdiction of courts of summary jurisdiction  

   38.     Federal jurisdiction of courts of summary jurisdiction
            
   39.     Non-federal jurisdictions of courts of summary jurisdiction
            
   40.     Functions of officers of courts of summary jurisdiction

           Division 3 -- Jurisdiction of other courts  

   41.     Courts making family violence orders have certain jurisdiction under this Act

           Division 4 -- Transfer, staying and dismissal of proceedings  

   43.     Transfer of proceedings from courts of summary jurisdiction in certain cases -- FLA s. 69N
            
           43A. Transfer of proceedings from Magistrates Court in other cases
            
   44.     Transfer of proceedings to another court -- FLA s. 45(2)
            
           45. Stay or dismissal of proceedings
            
   46.     Orders on transfer or staying proceedings
            
   46A.    Change of venue -- FLA s. 27A

   PART 4 -- Non-court based family services

           Division 1 -- Family counselling  

   47.     Term used: family counselling -- FLA s. 10B
            
           48. Term used: family counsellor -- FLA s. 10C
            
           49. Confidentiality of communications in family counselling -- FLA s. 10D
            
           50. Admissibility of communications in family counselling and in referrals from family counselling -- FLA s. 10E

           Division 2 -- Family dispute resolution  

   51.     Term used: family dispute resolution -- FLA s. 10F
            
           52. Term used: family dispute resolution practitioner -- FLA s. 10G
            
           53. Confidentiality of communications in family dispute resolution -- FLA s. 10H
            
           54. Admissibility of communications in family dispute resolution and in referrals from family dispute resolution -- FLA s. 10J
            
           55. Family dispute resolution practitioners must comply with regulations -- FLA s. 10K

           Division 3 -- Arbitration  

   56.     Meaning of arbitration -- FLA s. 10L
            
           57. Meaning of arbitrator -- FLA s. 10M
            
           58. Arbitrators may charge fees for their services -- FLA s. 10N
            
           59. Immunity of arbitrators -- FLA s. 10P

   PART 4A -- Family consultants

           Division 1 -- About family consultants  

   60.     Functions of family consultants -- FLA s. 11A
            
           61. Term used: family consultant -- FLA s. 11B
            
           62. Admissibility of communications with family consultants and referrals from family consultants -- FLA s. 11C
            
           63. Immunity of family consultants -- FLA s. 11D

           Division 2 -- Courts’ use of family consultants  

   64.     Courts to consider seeking advice from family consultants -- FLA s. 11E
            
           65. Court may order parties to attend, or arrange for child to attend, appointments with family consultant -- FLA s. 11F
            
           65A. Consequences of failure to comply with order under section 65 -- FLA s. 11G

   PART 4B -- Obligations to inform people about non-court based family services and about court’s processes and services

           Division 1 -- Introduction  

   65B.    Objects of this Part -- FLA s. 12A

           Division 2 -- Kind of information to be provided  

   65C.    Prescribed information about non-court based family services and court’s processes and services -- FLA s. 12B
            
           65D. Prescribed information about reconciliation -- FLA s. 12C
            
           65E. Prescribed information about Part 5 proceedings --FLA s. 12D

           Division 3 -- Who must provide information and when  

   65F.    Obligations on legal practitioners -- FLA s. 12E
            
           65G. Obligations on executive manager -- FLA s. 12F
            
           65H. Obligations on family counsellors, family dispute resolution practitioners and arbitrators -- FLA s. 12G

   PART 4C -- Court’s powers in relation to court and non-court based family services

           Division 1 -- Introduction  

   65I.    Objects of this Part -- FLA s. 13A

           Division 2 -- Help with reconciliation  

   65J.    Court to accommodate possible reconciliations -- FLA s. 13B

           Division 3 -- Referrals to family counselling, family dispute resolution and other family services  

   65K.    Court may refer parties to family counselling, family dispute resolution and other family services -- FLA s. 13C
            
           65L. Consequences of failure to comply with order under section 65K -- FLA s. 13D

           Division 4 -- Court’s role in relation to arbitration of disputes  

   65M.    Court may refer Part 5A proceedings to arbitration -- FLA s. 13E
            
           65N. Court may make orders to facilitate arbitration of certain disputes -- FLA s. 13F
            
           65O. Court may determine questions of law referred by arbitrator -- FLA s. 13G
            
           65P. Awards made in arbitration may be registered in court -- FLA s. 13H
            
           65Q. Court can review registered awards -- FLA s. 13J
            
           65R. Court may set aside registered awards -- FLA s. 13K

   PART 5 -- Children

           Division 1 -- Introductory

              Subdivision 1 -- Objects and principles  

   66.     Object of Part and principles underlying it -- FLA s. 60B

              Subdivision 2 -- Best interests of the child: court proceedings  

   66A.    Child’s best interests paramount consideration in making parenting order -- FLA s. 60CA
            
           66B. Proceedings to which Subdivision applies -- FLA s. 60CB
            
           66C. How a court determines what is in child’s best interests -- FLA s. 60CC
            
           66D. How views of child are expressed -- FLA s. 60CD
            
           66E. Children not required to express views -- FLA s. 60CE
            
           66F. Informing court of relevant family violence orders -- FLA s. 60CF
            
           66G. Court to consider risk of family violence -- FLA s. 60CG
            
           66HA. Informing court of care arrangements under child welfare laws -- FLA s. 60CH
            
           66HB. Informing court of notifications to, and investigations by, prescribed government agencies -- FLA s. 60CI

              Subdivision 3A -- Best interests of the child: adviser’s obligations  

   66HC.   Adviser’s obligations in relation to best interests of child -- FLA s. 60D

              Subdivision 3 -- Family dispute resolution  

   66H.    Attending family dispute resolution before applying for PART 5 Order -- FLA s. 60I
            
   66I.    Family dispute resolution not attended because of child abuse or family violence -- FLA s. 60J

           Division 2 -- Parental responsibility  

   67.     What this Division does -- FLA s. 61A
            
           68. Term used: parental responsibility -- FLA s. 61B
            
           69. Each parent has parental responsibility (subject to court orders) -- FLA s. 61C
            
           70. Parenting orders and parental responsibility -- FLA s. 61D
            
           70A. Presumption of equal shared parental responsibility when making parenting orders -- FLA s. 61DA
            
           70B. Application of presumption of equal shared parental responsibility after interim parenting order made -- FLA s. 61DB
            
           71. Appointment and responsibilities of guardian
            
   71A.    Application to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children -- FLA s. 61F

           Division 3 -- Reports relating to children under  

   72.     Court’s obligation to inform people to whom orders under this Part apply about family counselling, family dispute resolution and other family services -- FLA s. 62B
            
           73. Reports by family consultants -- FLA s. 62G

           Division 4 -- Parenting plans  

   74.     What this Division does -- FLA s. 63A
            
           75. Parents encouraged to reach agreement -- FLA s. 63B
            
           76. Meaning of parenting plan and related terms -- FLA s. 63C
            
           77. Parenting plans may include child support provisions --FLA s. 63CAA
            
           78. Parenting plan may be varied or revoked by further written agreement -- FLA s. 63D
            
           78A. Obligations of advisers -- FLA s. 63DA
            
           78B. Registered parenting plans -- FLA s. 63DB
            
           79. Registration of revocation of registered parenting plan -- FLA s. 63E
            
           80. Child welfare provisions of registered parenting plans -- FLA s. 63F
            
           81. Child maintenance provisions of registered parenting plans -- FLA s. 63G
            
           82. Court’s powers to set aside, discharge, vary, suspend or revive registered parenting plans -- FLA s. 63H

           Division 5 -- Parenting orders -- what they are  

   83.     What this Division does -- FLA s. 64A
            
           84. Meaning of parenting order and related terms -- FLA s. 64B
            
           85. Parenting orders may be made in favour of parents or other persons -- FLA s. 64C
            
           85A. Parenting orders subject to later parenting plans -- FLA s. 64D

           Division 6 -- Parenting orders other than child maintenance orders

              Subdivision 1 -- Introductory  

   86.     What this Division does -- FLA s. 65A
            
           86A. Child’s best interests paramount consideration in making a parenting order -- FLA s. 65AA
            
           87. Division does not apply to child maintenance orders -- FLA s. 65B

              Subdivision 2 -- Applying for and making parenting orders  

   88.     Who may apply for a parenting order -- FLA s. 65C
            
           89. Court’s power to make parenting order -- FLA s. 65D
            
           89AA. Court to consider child spending equal time or substantial and significant time with each parent in certain circumstances -- FLA s. 65DAA
            
           89AB. Court to have regard to parenting plans -- FLA s. 65DAB
            
           89AC. Effect of parenting order that provides for shared parental responsibility -- FLA s. 65DAC
            
           89AD. No need to consult on issues that are not major long-term issues -- FLA s. 65DAE
            
           89A. Parenting orders -- FLA s. 65DA
            
           91. General requirements for counselling before parenting order made -- FLA s. 65F
            
           92. Special conditions for making parenting order about whom child lives with or allocation of parental responsibility by consent in favour of non-parent -- FLA s. 65G
            
           93. Children who are 18 or over or who have married or entered de facto relationships -- FLA s. 65H
            
           94. What happens when parenting order that deals with whom child lives with does not make provision in relation to death of parent with whom child lives -- FLA s. 65K
            
           95. Family consultants may be required to supervise or assist compliance with parenting orders -- FLA s. 65L
            
           95A. Court may order attendance at post-separation parenting program -- FLA s. 65LA
            
           95B. Conditions for providers of post-separation parenting programs -- FLA s. 65LB

              Subdivision 3 -- General obligations created by certain parenting orders  

   96.     General obligations created by parenting order that deals with whom child lives with -- FLA s. 65M
            
           97. General obligations created by parenting order that deals with whom child spends time with -- FLA s. 65N
            
           98. General obligations created by parenting order that deals with whom child communicates with -- FLA s. 65NA
            
           98A. General obligations created by parenting order that allocates parental responsibility -- FLA s. 65P
            
           99. Court may issue warrant for arrest of alleged offender -- FLA s. 65Q

              Subdivision 4 -- Dealing with people who have been arrested  

   100.    Situation to which Subdivision applies -- FLA s. 65R
            
           101. Arrested person to be brought before court -- FLA s. 65S
            
           102. Obligation of court where application before it to deal with contravention -- FLA s. 65T
            
           103. Obligation of court where no application before it, but application before another court, to deal with contravention -- FLA s. 65U
            
           104. Obligation of court where no application before any court to deal with contravention -- FLA s. 65V
            
           105. Applications heard as required by section 102(2) or section 103(3)(b) -- FLA s. 65W

              Subdivision 5 -- Obligations under parenting orders relating to taking or sending children from Western Australia to places outside Australia  

   106.    Term used: parenting order to which this Subdivision applies -- FLA s. 65X
            
           107. Obligations if certain parenting orders have been made -- FLA s. 65Y
            
           108. Obligations if proceedings for the making of certain parenting orders are pending -- FLA s. 65Z
            
           109. Obligations of owners etc. of aircraft and vessels if certain parenting orders made -- FLA s. 65ZA
            
           110. Obligations of owners etc. of aircraft and vessels if proceedings for making of certain parenting orders are pending -- FLA s. 65ZB
            
           111. General provisions applicable to sections 109 and 110 -- FLA s. 65ZC(1) and (2)
            
           112. No double jeopardy -- FLA s. 65ZC(3)

           Division 7 -- Child maintenance orders

              Subdivision 1 -- What this Division does  

   113.    What this Division does -- FLA s. 66A

              Subdivision 2 -- Objects and principles  

   114.    Objects -- FLA s. 66B
            
           115. Principles: parents have primary duty to maintain -- FLA s. 66C
            
           116. Principles: when step-parents have duty to maintain -- FLA s. 66D

              Subdivision 3 -- Relationship with Child Support (Assessment) Act  

   117.    Child maintenance order not to be made etc. if application for administrative assessment of child support could be made -- FLA s. 66E

              Subdivision 4 -- Applying for and making child maintenance orders  

   118.    Who may apply for child maintenance order -- FLA s. 66F
            
           119. Court’s power to make child maintenance order -- FLA s. 66G
            
           120. Approach to be taken in proceedings for child maintenance order -- FLA s. 66H
            
           121. Matters to be taken into account in considering financial support necessary for maintenance of child -- FLA s. 66J
            
           122. Matters to be taken into account in determining contribution that should be made by party etc. -- FLA s. 66K
            
           123. Children who are 18 or over -- FLA s. 66L
            
           124. When step-parents have duty to maintain -- FLA s. 66M
            
           125. Determining financial contribution of step-parent -- FLA s. 66N

              Subdivision 5 -- Other aspects of court powers  

   126.    General powers of court -- FLA s. 66P
            
           127. Urgent child maintenance orders -- FLA s. 66Q
            
           128. Modification of child maintenance orders -- FLA s. 66S

              Subdivision 5A -- Varying the maintenance of certain children  

   128A.   Varying maintenance of certain children -- FLA s. 66SA

              Subdivision 6 -- When child maintenance orders stop being in force  

   129.    Effect of child turning 18 -- FLA s. 66T
            
           130. Effect of death of child, person liable to pay or person entitled to receive -- FLA s. 66U
            
           131. Effect of adoption, marriage or entering into de facto relationship -- FLA s. 66V
            
           131A. Children who are 18 or over: change of circumstances -- FLA s. 66VA
            
           132. Recovery of arrears -- FLA s. 66W

              Subdivision 7 -- Recovery of amounts paid under maintenance orders  

   132A.   Recovery of amounts paid, and property transferred or settled, under maintenance orders -- FLA s. 66X

           Division 8 -- Other matters relating to children

              Subdivision 1 -- What this Division does  

   133.    What this Division does -- FLA s. 67A

              Subdivision 2 -- Liability of parent not married to child’s mother to contribute towards child bearing expenses  

   135.    Father liable to contribute towards maintenance and expenses of mother -- FLA s. 67B
            
           136. Matters to be taken into account in proceedings under Subdivision -- FLA s. 67C
            
           137. Powers of court in proceedings under Subdivision -- FLA s. 67D
            
           138. Urgent orders -- FLA s. 67E
            
           139. Who may institute proceedings -- FLA s. 67F
            
           140. Time limit for institution of proceedings -- FLA s. 67G
            
           141. Orders for, and unspent, child bearing expenses

              Subdivision 3 -- Location and recovery of children  

   143.    Meaning of location order and State information order -- FLA s. 67J
            
           144. Who may apply for location order -- FLA s. 67K
            
           145. Child’s best interests paramount consideration in making location order -- FLA s. 67L
            
           146. Provisions about location orders, other than State information orders -- FLA s. 67M
            
           147. Provisions about State information orders -- FLA s. 67N
            
           148. Information provided under location order not to be disclosed except to limited persons -- FLA s. 67P
            
           149. Meaning of recovery order -- FLA s. 67Q
            
           150. How recovery orders authorise or direct people -- FLA s. 67R
            
           151. How recovery orders to stop and search etc. name or describe vehicles, places etc. -- FLA s. 67S
            
           152. Who may apply for recovery order -- FLA s. 67T
            
           153. Court’s power to make recovery order -- FLA s. 67U
            
           154. Child’s best interests paramount consideration in making recovery order -- FLA s. 67V
            
           155. Duration of recovery order -- FLA s. 67W
            
           156. Persons not to prevent or hinder taking of action under recovery order -- FLA s. 67X
            
           157. Obligation to notify persons of child’s return -- FLA s. 67Y

              Subdivision 4 -- Allegations of child abuse and family violence  

   158.    Meaning of registrar
            
   159.    Where interested person in proceedings makes allegation of child abuse -- FLA s. 67Z
            
           160. Where member of Court personnel, family counsellor, family dispute resolution practitioner or arbitrator suspects child abuse etc. -- FLA s. 67ZA
            
           161. No liability for notification under section 159 or 160 -- FLA s. 67ZB
            
           162A. Where interested person makes allegation of family violence -- FLA s. 67ZBA
            
           162B. Court to take prompt action in relation to allegations of child abuse or family violence -- FLA s. 67ZBB

              Subdivision 5 -- Other orders about children  

   162.    Orders relating to welfare of children -- FLA s. 67ZC
            
           163. Orders for delivery of passports -- FLA s. 67ZD

           Division 9 -- Independent representation of child’s interests  

   164.    Court order for independent representation of child’s interests -- FLA s. 68L
            
           165. Role of independent children’s lawyer -- FLA s. 68LA
            
           166. Order that child be made available for examination -- FLA s. 68M

           Division 10 -- Family violence  

   173.    Purposes of this Division -- FLA s. 68N
            
           174. Obligations of court making an order or granting an injunction under this Act that is inconsistent with an existing family violence order -- FLA s. 68P
            
           175. Relationship of order or injunction made under this Act with existing inconsistent family violence order -- FLA s. 68Q
            
           176. Power of court making family violence order to revive, vary, discharge or suspend an existing order, injunction or arrangement under this Act -- FLA s. 68R
            
           177. Application of Act and rules when exercising section 176 power -- FLA s. 68S
            
           178. Special provisions relating to proceedings to make interim (or interim variation of) family violence order -- FLA s. 68T

           Division 11 -- Proceedings, parentage presumptions and evidence and jurisdiction as to child welfare laws

              Subdivision 1 -- What this Division does  

   183.    What this Division does -- FLA s. 69A

              Subdivision 2 -- Institution of proceedings  

   184.    Certain proceedings to be instituted only under this Act -- FLA s. 69B
            
           185. Who may institute proceedings -- FLA s. 69C
            
           186. Institution of maintenance proceedings by certain persons -- FLA s. 69D
            
           187. Applicant may be in contempt -- FLA s. 69F

              Subdivision 3 -- Presumptions of parentage  

   188.    Presumptions of parentage arising from marriage -- FLA s. 69P
            
           189. Presumption of paternity arising from cohabitation -- FLA s. 69Q
            
           190. Presumption of parentage arising from registration of birth -- FLA s. 69R
            
           191. Presumptions of parentage arising from findings of courts -- FLA s. 69S
            
           192. Presumption of paternity arising from acknowledgments -- FLA s. 69T
            
           193. Rebuttal of presumptions etc. -- FLA s. 69U

              Subdivision 4 -- Parentage evidence  

   194.    Evidence of parentage -- FLA s. 69V
            
           195. Orders for conducting parentage testing procedures -- FLA s. 69W
            
           196. Orders associated with parentage testing orders -- FLA s. 69X
            
           197. Orders directed to persons 18 or over -- FLA s. 69Y
            
           198. Orders directed to children under 18 -- FLA s. 69Z
            
           199. No liability if parent etc. consents -- FLA s. 69ZA
            
           200. Regulations about conducting, and reporting on, parentage testing procedures -- FLA s. 69ZB
            
           201. Reports of information obtained may be received in evidence -- FLA s. 69ZC

              Subdivision 5 -- Child welfare laws not affected  

   202.    Child welfare laws not affected -- FLA s. 69ZK

           Division 11A -- Principles for conducting child-related proceedings

              Subdivision 1 -- Proceedings to which this Division applies  

   202A.   Proceedings to which this Division applies -- FLA s. 69ZM

              Subdivision 2 -- Principles for conducting child-related proceedings  

   202B.   Principles for conducting child-related proceedings -- FLA s. 69ZN
            
           202C. This Division also applies to proceedings in Chambers -- FLA s. 69ZO
            
           202D. Powers under this Division may be exercised on court’s own initiative -- FLA s. 69ZP

              Subdivision 3 -- Duties and powers related to giving effect to the principles  

   202E.   General duties -- FLA s. 69ZQ
            
           202F. Power to make determinations, findings and orders at any stage of proceedings -- FLA s. 69ZR
            
           202G. Use of family consultants -- FLA s. 69ZS

              Subdivision 4 -- Matters relating to evidence  

   202H.   Rules of evidence not to apply unless court decides -- FLA s. 69ZT
            
           202J. Evidence of children -- FLA s. 69ZV
            
           202K. Evidence relating to child abuse or family violence -- FLA s. 69ZW
            
           202L. Court’s general duties and powers relating to evidence -- FLA s. 69ZX

           Division 12 -- State and Territory orders relating to children  

   204.    Registration of State child orders -- FLA s. 70C and 70D
            
           205. Effect of registration -- FLA s. 70E

           Division 13 -- Consequences of failure to comply with orders, and other obligations, that affect children

              Subdivision 1 -- Preliminary  

   205A.   Simplified outline of Division -- FLA s. 70NAA
            
           205B. Application of Division -- FLA s. 70NAB
            
           205C. Meaning of contravened an order -- FLA s. 70NAC
            
           205D. Requirements taken to be included in certain orders -- FLA s. 70NAD
            
           205E. Meaning of reasonable excuse for contravening an order -- FLA s. 70NAE
            
           205F. Standard of proof -- FLA s. 70NAF

              Subdivision 2 -- Court’s power to vary parenting order  

   205G.   Variation of parenting order -- FLA s. 70NBA
            
           205H. Effect of parenting plan -- FLA s. 70NBB

              Subdivision 3 -- Contravention alleged but not established  

   205I.   Application of Subdivision -- FLA s. 70NCA
            
           205J. Costs -- FLA s. 70NCB

              Subdivision 4 -- Contravention established but reasonable excuse for contravention  

   205K.   Application of Subdivision -- FLA s. 70NDA
            
           205L. Order compensating person for time lost -- FLA s. 70NDB
            
           205M. Costs -- FLA s. 70NDC

              Subdivision 5 -- Contravention without reasonable excuse (less serious contravention)  

   205N.   Application of Subdivision -- FLA s. 70NEA
            
           205O. Powers of court -- FLA s. 70NEB
            
           205P. Bonds -- FLA s. 70NEC
            
           205QA. Procedure for enforcing bonds -- FLA s. 70NECA
            
           205Q. Duties of provider of post-separation parenting program -- FLA s. 70NED
            
           205R. Evidence -- FLA s. 70NEF
            
           205S. Court may make further orders in relation to attendance at program -- FLA s. 70NEG

              Subdivision 6 -- Contravention without reasonable excuse (more serious contravention)  

   205SA.  Application of Subdivision -- FLA s. 70NFA
            
           205SB. Powers of court -- FLA s. 70NFB
            
           205SC. When court is empowered to make community service order -- FLA s. 70NFC
            
           205SD. Variation and discharge of community service orders -- FLA s. 70NFD
            
           205SE. Bonds -- FLA s. 70NFE
            
           205SF. Procedure for enforcing community service orders or bonds -- FLA s. 70NFF
            
           205SG. Sentences of imprisonment -- FLA s. 70NFG
            
           205SH. Relationship between Subdivision and other laws -- FLA s. 70NFH

   PART 5A -- De facto relationships

           Division 1 -- Introductory  

   205T.   Terms used
            
   205U.   Application of Part generally
            
   205V.   Right to certain civil proceedings limited

           Division 2 -- Property adjustment orders and maintenance orders

              Subdivision 1 -- Introductory  

   205W.   This Division does not apply to certain matters covered by binding financial agreements or former financial agreements -- FLA s. 71A
            
           205X. People to whom this Part applies -- connection with WA
            
   205Y.   Court not otherwise limited by connection with WA referred to in section 205X
            
           205Z. Where court may make order under this Division
            
   205ZA.  Declaration of interests in property -- FLA s.

              Subdivision 2 -- Alteration of property interests, and maintenance  

   205ZB.  Applications, and notifications to spouses
            
   205ZC.  Right of de facto partner to maintenance -- FLA s.
            
   205ZD.   Maintenance orders -- FLA s.
            
   205ZE.   Urgent de facto partner maintenance cases -- FLA s.
            
   205ZF.   Specifications in orders of payments etc. for de facto maintenance purposes -- FLA s. 77A
            
           205ZG. Alteration of property interests -- FLA s.
            
   205ZH.   Setting aside of orders altering property interests -- FLA s. 79A
            
           205ZHA. Notification of criminal confiscation orders etc. -- FLA s. 79B
            
           205ZHB. Court to stay proceedings under this Division affected by criminal confiscation order etc. -- FLA s. 79C
            
           205ZHC. Lifting a stay -- FLA s. 79D
            
           205ZHD. Intervention by DPP -- FLA s. 79E
            
           205ZI. General powers of court -- FLA s.
            
   205ZJ.   Duty of court to end financial relations of de facto partners -- FLA s.
            
   205ZK.   Cessation of de facto maintenance orders -- FLA s.
            
   205ZL.   Modification of de facto maintenance orders -- FLA s.

           Division 2A -- Orders and injunctions binding third parties

              Subdivision 1 -- Introductory  

   205ZLA. Object of Division -- FLA s. 90AA
            
           205ZLB. Term used: third party -- FLA s. 90AB
            
           205ZLC. This Division overrides other laws, trust deeds, etc. -- FLA s. 90AC
            
           205ZLD. Extended meaning of property -- FLA s. 90AD
            
           205ZLE. Other provisions of this Act not affected by this Division -- FLA s. 90ADA

              Subdivision 2 -- Orders under section 205ZG  
              205ZLF. Court may make an order under section 205ZG binding a third party -- FLA s. 90AE

              Subdivision 3 -- Orders or injunctions under section 235A  
              205ZLG. Court may make an order or injunction under section 235A binding a third party -- FLA s. 90AF

              Subdivision 4 -- Other matters  

           205ZLH. ORDER s and injunctions binding on trustees -- FLA s. 90AG
            
           205ZLI. Protection for third party -- FLA s. 90AH
            
           205ZLJ. Service of documents on third party -- FLA s. 90AI
            
           205ZLK. Expenses of third party -- FLA s. 90AJ

           Division 3 -- Financial agreements  

   205ZM.  Term used: dealt with -- FLA s. 90A
            
           205ZN. Financial agreements before beginning de facto relationship -- FLA s. 90B
            
           205ZO. Financial agreements during de facto relationship -- FLA s. 90C
            
           205ZP. Financial agreements after de facto relationship ends -- FLA s. 90D
            
           205ZQ. Requirements with respect to provisions in financial agreements relating to maintenance of de facto partner or child or children -- FLA s. 90E
            
           205ZR. Certain provisions in agreements -- FLA s. 90F
            
           205ZS. When financial agreements and former financial agreements are binding -- FLA s. 90G
            
           205ZT. Effect of death of party to financial agreement -- FLA s. 90H
            
           205ZU. Termination of financial agreement and former financial agreement -- FLA s. 90J
            
           205ZV. Circumstances in which court may set aside financial agreement, termination agreement or former financial agreement -- FLA s. 90K
            
           205ZW. Validity, enforceability and effect of financial agreements, termination agreements and former financial agreements -- FLA s. 90KA
            
           205ZX. Notification of criminal property confiscation order etc. -- FLA s. 90M
            
           205ZY. Court to stay proceedings under Division 2 affected by criminal confiscation order etc. -- FLA s. 90N
            
           205ZZ. Lifting a stay -- FLA s. 90P
            
           205ZZA. Intervention by DPP -- FLA s. 90Q

   PART 6 -- Intervention  

   206.    Intervention by Attorney General -- FLA s.
            
   207.     Intervention by CEO -- FLA s. 91B
            
           208. Intervention by other persons -- FLA s.
            
   209.     Intervention in child abuse cases -- FLA s. 92A

   PART 7 -- Appeals  

   209A.   Terms used
            
   210.    Federal jurisdiction
            
   210A.   Non-federal jurisdictions -- appeal from decree of Magistrates Court constituted by family law magistrate
            
   210AA.  Leave to appeal needed in some cases referred to in section 210A
            
           210AB. Case stated
            
   211.    Non-federal jurisdictions
            
   211A.   Appeals, and applications for leave, without oral hearing
            
   211B.   Appeal may be dismissed if no reasonable prospect of success

   PART 8 -- Procedure and evidence

           Division 1 -- General matters concerning procedure and evidence  

   212.    Proceedings generally to be in open court -- FLA s.
            
   213.     Power to give directions
            
   214A.   Children swearing affidavits, being called as witnesses or being present in court -- FLA s. 100B
            
           214B. Oaths and affirmations
            
   214C.   Swearing of affidavits etc.
            
   215.    Protection of witnesses -- FLA s.
            
   216.     Certificates etc. of birth, death or marriage -- FLA s.
            
   217.     Admissibility of evidence after medical examination etc. of children -- FLA s. 102A(1), (2), (4) and (5)
            
           218. Leave for child to be examined medically etc. -- FLA s. 102A(3)
            
           219. Assessors -- FLA s. 102B

           Division 2 -- Use of video link, audio link or other appropriate means to give testimony, make appearances and give submissions etc.  

   219AA.  Evidence Act 1906 not excluded
            
   219AB.  Testimony -- FLA s. 102C
            
           219AC. Appearance of persons -- FLA s. 102D
            
           219AD. Making of submissions -- FLA s. 102E
            
           219AE. Conditions for use of links -- FLA s. 102F
            
           219AF. Putting documents to a person -- FLA s. 102G
            
           219AG. Administration of oaths and affirmations -- FLA s. 102J
            
           219AH. Expenses -- FLA s. 102K
            
           219AI. New Zealand proceedings -- FLA s. 102L

           Division 3 -- Cross-examination of parties where allegations of family violence  

   219AJ.  Application of Division
            
   219AK.  Mandatory protections for parties in certain cases -- FLA s. 102NA
            
           219AL. Court-ordered protections in other cases -- FLA s. 102NB

   PART 9 -- Enforcement of decrees  

   219A.   Maintenance orders -- more than 12 months old -- FLA s.
            
   220.     Enforcement of orders as to child maintenance or child bearing expenses
            
   220A.   Rules relating to enforcement -- FLA s. 109A
            
           221. Execution of instruments by order of court -- FLA s. 106A
            
           222. Transactions to defeat claim -- FLA s. 106B
            
           222A. People not to be imprisoned for failure to comply with certain orders -- FLA s.

   PART 10 -- Sanctions for failure to comply with orders, and other obligations, that do not affect children

           Division 1 -- Interpretation  

   223.    Terms used -- FLA s. 112AA
            
           224. Meaning of contravene an order -- FLA s. 112AB
            
           225. Meaning of reasonable excuse for contravening an order -- FLA s. 112AC

           Division 2 -- Sanctions for failure to comply with orders  

   226.    Sanctions for failure to comply with orders -- FLA s. 112AD
            
           227. Sentences of imprisonment -- FLA s. 112AE
            
           228. Bonds -- FLA s. 112AF
            
           229. Sentencing alternatives -- FLA s. 112AG
            
           230. Failure to comply with sentencing alternative imposed under s. 226(3)(b) -- FLA s. 112AH
            
           231. Variation and discharge of orders -- FLA s. 112AK
            
           232. Relationship between Division and other laws -- FLA s. 112AM
            
           233. Division does not affect enforcement of child maintenance orders etc. -- FLA s. 112AO

   PART 10A -- Contempt of court  

   233A.   Terms used
            
   234.    Contempt -- FLA s. 112AP

   PART 11 -- Injunctions  

   235.    Injunctions -- FLA s. 68B
            
           235A. Injunctions relating to de facto relationships -- FLA s.
            
   236.     Powers of arrest where injunction breached -- FLA s. 68C and s. 114AA

   PART 12 -- Miscellaneous  

   237.    Costs -- FLA s.
            
   238.     Reparation for certain losses and expenses relating to children -- FLA s. 117A
            
           239. Interest on moneys ordered to be paid -- FLA s. 117B
            
           240. Offers of settlement -- FLA s. 117C
            
           241. Ex parte orders
            
   242.    Frivolous or vexatious proceedings -- FLA s.
            
   243.     Restriction on publication of court proceedings -- FLA s.
            
   243A.    Use of reasonable force in arresting persons -- FLA s. 122AA
            
           244. Rules
            
   245.     Regulations
            
   246.     Repeal
            
   247.    Transitional and savings
           SCHEDULE 1 -- Oath and affirmation of office
           SCHEDULE 2 -- Transitional and savings


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