Joint Practice Directions

January 28, 2020

 

 The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has issued a practice direction containing a statement of 10 core principles to guide the exercise of the family law jurisdiction in both courts.

 

This is said by the courts to be the first step in harmonising the practices between the two courts in family law and developing a consistent approach to case management.

More information is located on the respective websites:

 

Family Court website click:

 http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/rules-and-legislation/practice-directions/2020/jpd012020

 

Federal Circuit Court website click:

 http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fccweb/rules-and-legislation/practice-directions/2020/jpd012020 

 

 

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