Nalyse the role of the Marriage Amendment Act 2002 (Commonwealth) in attempting to adress the perceived social problems.

The Marriage Amendment Act 2002 is Australian (Commonwealth) legislation.

The essay must include a discussion of the legislation. It must also talk about the role of the legislation in attempting to addres the perceived social problems.

Assessment Criteria:
-Show evidence of necessary preparation and research.
-Adequately describe the terms of the legislation.
-Show adequate knowledge of relevant general literature on the legislation and law reform process
-Analyse the legislation
-Observe scholarly conventions

We have been told that the best place to start research is the Act itself, the explanatory memorandum and the second reading speech.

Referencing must be in accordance with the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (2nd edition) which I can send via email.