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1.1.F.10 Family law order


Family law order means:

  • a parenting order
  • a family violence order
  • a registered State child order, or
  • a registered overseas child order.

Act reference: FAAct section 3(1)-'family law order'

Family Law Act 1975 section 4(1)-'family violence order', section 64B Meaning of parenting order and related terms, section 70D Registration of orders in a particular State, section 70G Registration of orders

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