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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 124

Rules Advisory Committee

             (1)  There shall be a Rules Advisory Committee consisting of such Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), such Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), such Judges of Family Courts of States and such other persons as are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

             (2)  The function of the Rules Advisory Committee is to provide to the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) such advice in relation to the making of standard Rules of Court as is requested from time to time by the Chief Justice of the Court.

             (4)  A Judge of a Family Court of a State shall not be appointed as a member of the Rules Advisory Committee unless the Governor-General has made an arrangement under section 122B in relation to the performance, by that Judge, of functions as a member of the Rules Advisory Committee.

             (5)  The members of the Rules Advisory Committee shall be paid such allowances in respect of expenses in connection with their duties as are prescribed.

             (6)  A member of the Rules Advisory Committee may resign by writing signed and delivered to the Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).



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