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High Court Procedure Amendment Act 1903

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  • - C1903A00013
  • No longer in force
Act No. 13 of 1903 as made
An Act to amend the High Court Procedure Act 1903.
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1903
Date of repeal 21 Apr 1980
Repealed by High Court of Australia Act 1979




No. 13 of 1903.

An Act to amend the High Court Procedure Act 1903.

[Assented to 21st October, 1903.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.   This Act may be cited as the High Court Procedure Amendment Act 1903.

Repeal of subsection (1) of section 8 of the High Court Procedure Act 1903.

2.   Sub-section (1) of section eight of the High Court Procedure Act 1903 is hereby repealed, and the following provision is substituted therefor :—

Temporary transfer.

“(1) When any party to a cause desires to make an application therein to the Court or a Justice, and no Justice of the High Court is present in the place where the Registry in which the cause is pending is situated, the party may lodge with the Registrar of that Registry a request that the cause be transferred, for the purpose of the application only, to some other Registry at a place where a Justice is present or is appointed to sit, and the cause shall thereupon without further order be transferred accordingly.”

Amendment of sections 8, 9, 10, and 11 of the said Act.

3.   Sub-sections (2), (3), and (5) of the said section eight, and sections nine, ten, and eleven of the said Act, are hereby amended by omitting the word “District” wherever it occurs therein.