4.3 Court applications, appeals & orders


This chapter explains:

  • what court applications a parent can make if they are not satisfied with the Registrar's decisions or an outcome of the AAT first or second review of a decision. This includes applications under the child support legislation and the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
  • the orders a court can make on those applications
  • orders that a court may make under the FL Act that affect a child support assessment or the details entered in the Register, and
  • how the Registrar interprets court orders, including orders made under the FL Act which will affect a child support assessment.

WA ex-nuptial cases

The information in this chapter applies to WA ex-nuptial children. See 1.4 for details of the date from which various provisions had effect.

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