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

        (1)         If, during the proceedings, the court considers, from the evidence in the proceedings or the attitude of the parties to the de facto relationship, that there is a reasonable possibility of a reconciliation between the parties, the court may adjourn the proceedings to give the parties the opportunity to consider a reconciliation.

        (2)         If the court adjourns the proceedings under subsection (1), the court must advise the parties to attend family counselling, or use the services of another appropriate person or organisation.

        (3)         If, after an adjournment under subsection (1), either of the parties requests that the proceedings resume, the court must resume the proceedings as soon as practicable.

        [Section 65J inserted: No. 35 of 2006 s. 115.]

        [Heading inserted: No. 35 of 2006 s. 115.]

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