1 January 2003
On 27 December 2000, amendments to the Family Law Act came into operation to allow parties about to marry or who are married to enter into Binding Financial Agreements that set out the terms of their property relationships in the event of separation.
On 1 December 2002 significant amendments to the Family Court Act (WA) mirrored these provisions by allowing de facto couples to also avail themselves of financial agreements in the same way as married couples.
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