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Federal Court Of Australia Amendment Act 1984

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02875
  • No longer in force
Act No. 11 of 1984 as made
An Act to amend the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
Date of Assent 10 Apr 1984
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

Federal Court of Australia Amendment Act 1984

No. 11 of 1984

 

An Act to amend the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

[Assented to 10 April 1984]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Federal Court of Australia Amendment Act 1984.

(2) The Federal Court of Australia Act 19761 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the date of commencement of section 3 of the Judiciary Amendment Act (No. 2) 1984.

Appeals to High Court

3. (1) Section 33 of the Principal Act is amended

(a) by omitting from sub-section (3) “Except as provided by the succeeding provisions of this section,” and substituting “Except as otherwise provided by another Act,”; and

(b) by omitting sub-sections (4) and (5).


 

(2) The amendments made by this section do not affect—

(a) the hearing and determination of an appeal instituted before the date of commencement of this Act; or

(b) the institution of an appeal in pursuance of special leave granted before that date or the hearing and determination of an appeal so instituted,

but, subject to the foregoing provisions of this sub-section, those amendments apply in relation to judgments given or pronounced before that date.

 

NOTE

1. No. 156, 1976, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 19 and 87, 1979; No. 61, 1981; No. 26, 1982; and No. 91, 1983.