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					PROCLAMATION

Commonwealth of                 By His Excellency the
Australia                       Governor-General of
ZELMAN COWEN                    the Commonwealth of
Governor-General                Australia

IN pursuance of sub-section 40 (2) of the Family Law
Act 1975, I, Sir Zelman Cowen, the Governor-General
of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the
advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby fix
1 March 1979 as the date on and after which the
jurisdiction of the Family Court of Australia under
that Act may be exercised in the Northern Territory
in respect of:
    (a) appeals from judgments of the Family Court,
        constituted otherwise than as a Full Court, in
        the exercise of jurisdiction otherwise than under
        that Act;
    (b) matrimonial causes instituted or continued
        under that Act;
    (c) proceedings instituted or continued under the
        Marriage Act 1961, other than proceedings
        under Part VII of that last-mentioned Act;
    (d) matters in which jurisdiction is conferred on
        the Family Court by a law made by the
        Parliament;
    (e) special cases stated under sub-section 94A(1)
        of the Family Law Act 1975; and
    (f) appeals under sub-section 96 (1) of that last-
        mentioned Act.

              GIVEN under my Hand and the Great
       (L.S.) Seal of Australia on 28 February 1979.


       By His Excellency’s Command,

               P. DURACK
               Attorney-General

                       GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!




                        Federal Register of Legislative Instruments F2005B01730