Supplementary submission: Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System
The Law Council of Australia appeared before the Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System (Committee) at its public hearing in Sydney on 13 March 2020.
At the hearing, Law Council representatives were asked several questions in relation to evidence provided in family law proceedings, and in particular, how allegations of false statements are dealt with. In the course of the discussion, the Law Council was asked by Mr Graham Perrett MP to provide the Committee with a list of cases where courts have considered allegations of perjury in this context.
You can read the full submission below.