On 27 November 2019, the Family Law Amendment (WA De Facto Superannuation Splitting & Bankruptcy) Bill 2019 was introduced into the Commonwealth Parliament.
If passed, the Bill will:
- Accept a referral of powers offered by the WA Parliament for the purpose of making superannuation splitting available to de facto parties in Western Australia; and
- Enable de facto couples in WA to have bankruptcy matters heard concurrently with their family law proceedings.
Please click here for a copy of the Media Release issued by the Commonwealth Attorney General, The Hon. Christian Porter MP on 27 November 2019.
William Sloan Director