Family Court Amendment Bill 2001

Bill No.46

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to make provisions for the the resolution of de facto property and maintenance disputes. The Family Court Amendment Bill 2001 recognises de facto spouses in opposite and same sex relationships and provides them with the same property and maintenance rights as married couples.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 11/13/2001
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/29/2001  
First Reading 08/29/2001  
Second Reading 08/29/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/23/2001  
Consideration in Detail 10/23/2001  
Amendments adopted 11/06/2001  
Third Reading 11/08/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 11/13/2001  
Second Reading 11/13/2001  
Second Reading Speech