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Child Support (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018

Bill No. 79
Synopsis The purpose of this Bill is to adopt, for the purposes of section 51 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth, certain laws of the Commonwealth insofar as those laws relate to the maintenance of exnuptial children; and to refer the matter of the maintenance of exnuptial children to the Parliament of the Commonwealth for the purposes of Section 51 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth; and to amend the Family Court Act 1997 and repeal the Child Support (Adoption of Laws) Act 1990and for related purposes.
Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 15 May 2019 as Act No. 7 of 2019
Bill History
Acts Amended by this Bill (Blue Bills)
Related Committee Activity
Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Paper
Messages regarding this Bill
Legislative Assembly Date
Introduced 27 Jun 2018 
First Reading 27 Jun 2018 
Second Reading 27 Jun 2018 
Second Reading Agreed 27 Nov 2018 
Consideration in Detail 27 Nov 2018 
Third Reading 27 Nov 2018 
Legislative Council Date
Introduced 05 Dec 2018 
First Reading 05 Dec 2018 
Second Reading 05 Dec 2018 
Second Reading Agreed 07 May 2019 
Third Reading 07 May 2019 
Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
Comparisons between versions of Bills
Conference of Managers
1. Bill discharged and referred to the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review as per Standing Order 126(1). 2. Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Report No. 121 Tabled 12/03/2019 (TP 2455).