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Commissioner of Taxation v Bosanac (No 6) [2020] FCA 339

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – cross-vesting – application for transfer of proceedings to the Family Court of Western Australia under s 5(4) of the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987 (Cth) – whether appropriate and in the interests of justice to cross-vest – whether Commissioner of Taxation’s claim for declaratory relief over property interests was a ‘matrimonial cause’ – whether Commissioner’s claim for declaratory relief would conflict with relief sought under ss 78 and 79 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) – in circumstances where pursuing alteration of property interests under s 79 only a ‘mere possibility’ PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – application for variation of freezing orders – where variation sought so that applications for costs orders in the Family Court of Western Australia can be made

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