This document contains a copy of the parenting orders legislation referred to in the Application for Consent Orders Kit.

Family Law Act 1975

  • Section 64B – meaning of parenting order and related terms
  • Section 60B – object of Part VII of the Act and principles underlying it
  • Section 60CA – child's best interests paramount consideration in making a parenting order
  • Section 60CC – how a Court determines what is in child's best interests
  • Section 61DA – presumption of equal shared parental responsibility when making parenting orders
  • Section 65DAA – Court to consider child spending equal time or substantial and significant time with each parent in certain circumstances
  • Subsection 4(1) – Interpretation of terms:
    • 'Aboriginal' or 'Torres Strait Island' culture in relation to a child
    • 'Family violence'
    • 'Abuse' in relation to a child
  • Section 4AB - Definition of family violence etc.

 

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