This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These rules, which come into force on 1 May 2014, amend the Family Proceedings Rules 1981 (the principal rules) to revoke the remaining provisions relating to counselling and mediation under Part 2 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 (the Act). With Part 2 of the Act repealed by section 6 of the Family Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2013, these provisions in the principal rules are no longer required.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 March 2014.
These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.