Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)

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Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 50
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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.
Dated 19 April 2012
QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor-General
By Her Excellency’s Command
NICOLA ROXON
Attorney-General
1              Name of regulation
                This regulation is the Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2).
2              Commencement
                This regulation commences on 21 April 2012.
3              Amendment of Family Law Regulations 1984
                Schedule 1 amends the Family Law Regulations 1984.
Schedule 1        Amendment
(section 3)
 
[1]           Before regulation 39C
insert
39BB      Certain jurisdiction of Family Court must not be exercised in States and Territories
         (1)   For subsection 40 (1) of the Act, from 21 April 2012 the jurisdiction of the Family Court must not be exercised in relation to proceedings under paragraph 31 (1) (c) of the Act in the following States and Territories:
                (a)    New South Wales;
               (b)    Victoria;
                (c)    Queensland;
               (d)    Western Australia;
                (e)    South Australia;
                (f)    Tasmania;
               (g)    Australian Capital Territory;
               (h)    Northern Territory;
                (i)    Norfolk Island;
                (j)    Territory of Christmas Island;
               (k)    Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
         (2)   For subsection 40 (1) of the Act, from 21 April 2012 the jurisdiction of the Family Court must not be exercised in Western Australia, the Territory of Christmas Island or the Territory of (Cocos) Keeling Islands in relation to proceedings under the following provisions of the Act:
                (a)    paragraph 31 (1) (a);
               (b)    paragraph 31 (1) (aa);
                (c)    paragraph 31 (1) (b);
               (d)    paragraph 31 (1) (d);
                (e)    subsection 39 (5);
                (f)    paragraph 39B (1) (a);
               (g)    paragraph 93A (1) (a);
               (h)    paragraph 93A (1) (aa);
                (i)    paragraph 93A (1) (b).
         (3)   However, subregulation (2) applies to:
                (a)    proceedings under paragraph 93A (1) (a) of the Act only so far as the proceedings relate to appeals under subsection 94 (1AA);
               (b)    proceedings under paragraph 93A (1) (aa) of the Act only so far as the proceedings relate to appeals under subsection 94AAA (1).
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.