Family Court (Orders of Registrars) Bill 1997

Bill No.26

The purpose of this Bill is to address the invalid consent orders made by Registrars or Deputy Registrars of the Family Court of Australia. The Bill declares that affected persons have substantive rights and liabilities in accordance with the tenor of the purported consent orders dealing with property, access and custody amongst other matters, made by Registrars of the Family Court of Western Australia. The Bill is the first of a package of Family Court legislation to be introduced in the Parliament.

StatusAssented to 09/07/1997
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 7 Sep 1997 as Act No. 21 of 1997

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 06/26/1997  
Second Reading 08/19/1997 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/27/1997  
Consideration in Detail 08/28/1997  
Third Reading 08/28/1997  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/09/1997  
First Reading 04/09/1997  
Second Reading 04/09/1997 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/25/1997  
Committee of the whole 06/25/1997  
Amendments adopted 06/25/1997  
Third Reading 06/25/1997  

1. Bill accompanied by explanatory notes.