Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013

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Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 136, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Family Law Act 1975 and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.
Dated 28 June 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Mark Dreyfus QC
Attorney‑General
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012                                                                        2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Family Law Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 1 July 2013.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the following Acts:
                     (a)  the Family Law Act 1975;
                     (b)  the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012
1  After section 2.05
Insert:
2.05A  Persons exempt from paying fee—independent children’s lawyer
                   An independent children’s lawyer appointed to represent a child’s interests in proceedings under the Family Law Act is exempt from paying the following fees in relation to the proceedings:
                     (a)  the fee mentioned in item 9 of Schedule 1;
                     (b)  the fee mentioned in item 19 of Schedule 1.
Note:          For the meaning of independent children’s lawyer, see subsection 4(1) of the Family Law Act.