Divorce

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1969
Divorce Law Reform Act: 'irretrievable breakdown' now the sole breakdown of divorce
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1984
Minimum period after marriage before a divorce petition could be filed was reduced from 3 years to 1
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1996
Family Law Act encourages couples to seek medication but allows divorce after a 'period of reflection'
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2004
Civil paternship Act allows for legal dissolution of a civil partnership on the same grounds of marriage - irretrievable breakdown
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2007
Appeal Court ruling - in divorce settlements, the principle of equality apples, so the starting point is a 50-50 split of all assets, salaries, pension rights
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2014
Same sex marriage became legal, same grounds for divorce apply
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Minimum period after marriage before a divorce petition could be filed was reduced from 3 years to 1

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1984

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Family Law Act encourages couples to seek medication but allows divorce after a 'period of reflection'

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Civil paternship Act allows for legal dissolution of a civil partnership on the same grounds of marriage - irretrievable breakdown

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Appeal Court ruling - in divorce settlements, the principle of equality apples, so the starting point is a 50-50 split of all assets, salaries, pension rights

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