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Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993



Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Marshall Perron


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De Facto R ela tionships (Miscellaneous A m endm ents) A ct T his Act enab les th e am endm en t of existing legislation to com ply w ith th e De Facto Relationships A c t A dm inistra tion a nd Probate A m endm en t (De Facto Relationships) A ct T his Act ex tends certa in righ ts of in testacy to de facto p a rtn e rs . F a m ily L a w G ra n ts o f L ega l A id The N orthern T erritory Legal Aid Com m ission provides in itial free legal advice, regard less of m eans, a t th e C om m issions offices in D arw in each m orn ing of the week and in Alice Springs on T h u rsd ay afternoons. Advice sess io n s are also held in K atherine, T en n a n t C reek and N h u lu n b u y M agistrates C ourt. If, after the in itial session , ongoing legal service is requ ired the app lican t is a ssessed for eligibility for a g ran t of legal aid. In 1992-93 of the 395 applications for aid approved, 61% were for w om en. In resp ec t of legal advice of th e 1603 sessions, 63% were for w om en. Family Law Approval Rate 199091 1991-92 1992-93 A pplications received Approved Percentage approved 473 335 70.8% 501 433 86.4% 479 395 82.4%