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High Court Procedure Act 1903

Authoritative Version
Act No. 7 of 1903 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 216 of 1973
Registered 26 Nov 2009
Start Date 31 Dec 1973
End Date 21 Apr 1980
Date of repeal 21 Apr 1980
Repealed by High Court of Australia Act 1979

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 [Note: This Act is "repealed" by Act No. 137 of 1979]
(#DATE 19:12:1973)

- Reprinted as at 19 December 1973

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE


HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

PART I-PRELIMINARY
Section
1. Short title
2. Interpretation

PART II-PROCEDURE OF THE HIGH COURT

Division 1-Seals

3. Seals
4. Use of seals
5. Date of process

Division 2-District Registries

6. Proceedings in District Registries
English Rules
7. Transfer of causes from one Registry to another
8. Temporary transfer
9. Transmission of documents by telegraph
10. Orders may be sent by telegraph
11. Pre'ecis of evidence

Division 3-Trial of Issues

12. Trial without jury
13. Power of court to direct trial of issues
14. Issue and new trials
15. Juries

Division 4-Trial of Indictable Offences

15A. Trial of indictable offences
15B. Juries

Division 5-Evidence

16. (Repealed)
17. Production of books
18. Oaths
19. Orders and commissions for examination of witnesses
20. Evidence by affidavit
English rules of 1883
21. Evidence at trial to be given orally in open court, except certain
cases
22. Commissions for taking oaths

Division 6-Defects and Errors

23. Amendment
24. Formal defects to be amended

Division 7-Change of Venue

25. Change of venue

Division 8-Judgment and Execution

26. Enforcement of judgments of the High Court
26A. Interest on judgments
27. Interpleader
28. Discharge of property taken in execution

Division 9-Receivers and Managers

29. Duty of receiver and manager
30. Liability and protection of receivers and managers

Division 10-Actions by and against the Marshal

31. Action by or against Marshal
32-34. (Repealed)

PART III-APPEALS TO THE HIGH COURT

Division 1-Security

35. Security
36. Amount of security

Division 2-Procedure

37. Institution of appeals
38. Stay of proceedings
39. Death of party to an appeal

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

SECT

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903

An Act to regulate the Practice and Procedure of the High Court.

PART I-PRELIMINARY
Short title amended; No. 32, 1918, s. 2. Section 1 amended by No. 5, 1937, s. 4; No. 80, 1950, s. 3; and No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
1. This Act may be cited as the High Court Procedure Act 1903.*

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 2.
Interpretation.

SECT

2. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears-

''Suit'' includes any action or original proceeding between parties;

''Cause'' includes any suit, and also includes criminal proceedings;

''Matter'' includes any proceeding in a Court, whether between parties or not, and also any incidental proceeding in a cause or matter;

''Plaintiff'' includes any person seeking any relief against any other person by any form of proceeding in a Court;

''Defendant'' includes any person against whom any relief is sought in a matter, or who is required to attend the proceedings in a matter as a party thereto;

''Justice'' in the expressions ''Court or Justice'' or ''Court or a Justice'' means a Justice of the High Court sitting in Chambers;

''The Chief Justice'' includes any Justice upon whom the powers and duties of the Chief Justice devolve for the time being;

''Judgment'' includes any judgment decree order or sentence;

''Full Court'' means two or more Justices of the High Court sitting together;

''Appeal'' includes an application for a new trial and any proceeding to review or call in question the proceedings decision or jurisdiction of any Court or Judge.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 3.
Seals.

SECT

PART II-PROCEDURE OF THE HIGH COURT
Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 1-Seals
3. (1) The High Court shall have and use as occasion requires a Seal, having inscribed thereon the words ''The Seal of the High Court of Australia''. Such seal shall be kept at the Principal Registry, in such custody as the Chief Justice directs.

(2) There shall be kept at every District Registry, in such custody as the Chief Justice directs, a duplicate of the Seal having inscribed thereon the additional word ''Registry'' with the name of the State prefixed, and also if there are more District Registries than one in the State, such other distinctive word as the Chief Justice directs.

(3) There shall also be kept and used at the Principal Registry and at the several District Registries such other seals as are required for the business of the Court. Such seals shall be in such form and shall be kept in such custody as the Chief Justice directs.

(4) All documents and all exemplifications and copies thereof purporting to be sealed with any such seal shall in all parts of the Commonwealth be receivable in evidence without further proof of the seal.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 4.
Use of seals.

SECT

U.S. 911.
4. (1) All writs commissions and process issued from the High Court shall be in the name of the King, and shall be under the Seal of the Court or such other seal as is prescribed by Rules of Court, and shall be signed by a Registrar or other proper officer.

(2) They shall be tested in the name of the Chief Justice, or when the office of Chief Justice is vacant in the name of the senior Justice.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 5.
Date of process.

SECT

U.S. 912.
5. All writs and process issued from the High Court or any other Court exercising federal jurisdiction shall be dated as of the day on which they are issued.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 6.
Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.

SECT

Division 2-District Registries
Proceedings in District Registries.
Jud. Act 1873, s. 64.
6. (1) Subject to this Act and to Rules of Court, writs of summons for the commencement of causes in the High Court may be issued in any Registry, and every Registrar shall issue such writs when required, and unless an order to the contrary is made by the High Court or a Justice all such further proceedings as may and ought to be taken by the respective parties to the cause, down to and including final judgment and execution, may be taken and recorded in the District Registry in which the cause is pending.
English Rules.
O. 12, rr. 5-7.

(2) Provided that if a defendant against whom a writ is issued in a District Registry neither resides nor carries on business in the State in which the Registry is situated, he may appear either at that Registry or at the Principal Registry.

(3) If any defendant appears at the Principal Registry the cause shall, subject to the power of transfer, proceed in that Registry, and the proceedings in the cause shall be transmitted thereto by the District Registrar in the manner directed by the next following section.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 7.
Transfer of causes from one Registry to another.

SECT

Jud. Act 1873, s. 65.
7. (1) Any party to a cause in the High Court may at any time apply to the Court or a Justice for an order that the cause be transferred from the Registry in which it is pending, if that is not the Principal Registry, to the Principal Registry or some other Registry, or from the Principal Registry to a District Registry, and the Court or Justice may in his discretion make an order accordingly.

(2) Thereupon the proceedings and such original documents (if any) as are filed in the Registry in which the cause is pending shall be transmitted by the Registrar of that Registry to the Registry to which the cause is ordered to be transferred, and the cause shall thenceforth proceed in that Registry in the same manner as if it had been there originally commenced, and may thereafter be again transferred in like manner to any other Registry.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 8.
Temporary transfer.

SECT

Sub-section (1) substituted by No. 13, 1903, s. 2.
8. (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.
Amended by No. 13, 1903, s. 3.

(2) The Registrar shall thereupon transmit the request to such other Registry together with such documents as are necessary for the purpose of the application.
Amended by No. 13, 1903, s.3.

(3) The application may then be heard and disposed of at such other Registry, and as soon as it has been disposed of the cause shall without further order be retransferred to the first-mentioned Registry, and all documents relating to it shall be retransmitted to that Registry.

(4) No fee shall be payable in respect of any such transfer or retransfer.
Amended by No. 13, 1903, s. 3.

(5) In any of the cases mentioned in this section, if the application is to be made upon notice to any person, the notice may be given of the application to be made before the Court or a Justice at the Registry to which the cause is transferred, on a day to be fixed by the Registrar of the first-mentioned Registry.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 9.
Transmission of documents by telegraph.

SECT

Qd. Insolvency Act of 1874.
Sub-section (1) amended by No. 13, 1903, s. 3.
9. (1) In any such case as mentioned in the last preceding section, any party desiring to make an immediate application to the High Court or a Justice may, instead of requesting that the cause be transferred to such other Registry, require the Registrar to transmit by telegraph to such other Registry the contents of all such documents filed in the first-mentioned Registry as are necessary for the purpose of the application, and the Registrar shall, on payment by such party of the expense of transmission, transmit them accordingly.

(2) The copy so received by telegraph shall be filed in such other Registry, and shall be receivable in evidence for the purpose of the application to the same extent as the original documents would be admissible.

(3) If the application is to be made upon notice to any person, the notice shall state that the documents will be transmitted by telegraph to such other Registry.

(4) If any person to whom notice is given requires any other documents to be transmitted by telegraph to such other Registry, they shall be transmitted and shall be receivable in evidence in like manner.

(5) Evidence of service of the notice may also be so transmitted.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 10.
Orders may be sent by telegraph.

SECT

Amended by No. 13, 1903, s. 3.
10. When in any of the cases mentioned in the two last preceding sections an order has been made by the Court or a Justice at a Registry other than that in which the cause is pending, the Registrar of that Registry shall at the request and expense of either party and without payment of any further fee inform the Registrar of the first-mentioned Registry by telegraph of the effect of the order, and thereupon and without waiting for receipt of the order full effect shall be given to the order.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 11.
Precis of evidence.

SECT

Amended by No. 13, 1903, s. 3.
11. In any of the cases aforesaid a Registrar may, by consent of the parties, instead of transmitting by telegraph the full contents of any document transmit a summary thereof certified by him to be complete and correct, and the summary may be received and acted upon by the Court or Justice as if it were a copy of the original document.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 12.
Trial without jury.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 3-Trial of Issues
U.S. 689.
12. In every suit in the High Court, unless the Court or a Justice otherwise orders, the trial shall be by a Justice without a jury.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 13.
Power of court to direct trial of issues.

SECT

Qd. S.C. Act, s. 61.
13. The High Court or a Justice may, in any suit in which the ends of justice appear to render that mode of inquiry expedient, direct the trial with a jury of the suit or any issue of fact, and may for that purpose make all such orders and issue all such writs and cause all such proceedings to be had and taken as the Court or Justice thinks necessary; and upon the finding of the jury the Court or Justice may give such decision and pronounce such judgment as the case requires.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 14.
Issue and new trials.

SECT

Qd. S.C. Act, s. 62.
14. In any case in which the High Court or a Justice is authorized to direct the trial of an issue or in which a new trial is granted, the Court or Justice may impose such conditions on the parties respectively and may direct such admissions to be made by them or either of them for the purpose of the trial or new trial as are just; and in the case of a new trial may grant it either generally or on some particular points only as the Court or Justice thinks fit, and may order that the testimony of any witness examined at the former trial may be read from the Justice's notes instead of his being again examined in open court.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 15.
Juries.

SECT

U.S. 800.
15. (1) The laws of each State relating to the qualification of jurors, the preparation of jury lists and jury panels, the summoning, attendance, and impanelling of juries, the number of jurors, the right of challenge, the discharge of juries, the disagreement of jurors, and the remuneration of jurors, for the purposes of the trial of civil matters pending in the Supreme Court of that State, or relating to any other matters concerning jurors after they have been summoned or sworn, shall extend and be applied to civil matters in which a trial is had with a jury in the High Court in that State, so that the lists of jurors shall be deemed to be made as well for the purposes of the High Court as of the Supreme Court of the State.
Substituted by No. 35, 1921, s. 3.

(2) But the precept for the jury shall be issued by the Principal Registrar or a District Registrar of the High Court, and jurors shall be summoned by officers of the Commonwealth.

(3) Every officer of a State who has the custody of any jury list shall furnish a copy thereof to the proper officer of the Commonwealth on demand and on payment of a reasonable fee.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 15A.
Trial of indictable offences.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 4-Trial of Indictable Offences
Inserted by No. 5, 1915, s. 2.
15A. The trial by the High Court of indictable offences against the laws of the Commonwealth shall be by a Justice with a jury.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 15B.
Juries.

SECT

Inserted by No. 5, 1915, s. 2.
15B. (1) The laws of each State relating to the qualification of jurors, the preparation of jury lists and jury panels, the summoning, attendance, and impanelling of juries, the number of jurors, the right of challenge, the discharge of juries, the disagreement of jurors, and the remuneration of jurors, for the purposes of the trial of criminal matters pending in the Supreme Court of that State, or relating to any other matters concerning jurors after they have been summoned or sworn, shall extend and be applied to the trial of indictable offences in the High Court in that State, so that the lists of jurors shall be deemed to be made as well for the purposes of the High Court as of the Supreme Court of the State.
Substituted by No. 35, 1921, s. 4.

(2) But the precept for the jury shall be issued by the Principal Registrar or a District Registrar of the High Court, and jurors shall be summoned by officers of the Commonwealth.

(3) Every officer of a State who has the custody of any jury list shall furnish a copy thereof to the proper officer of the Commonwealth on demand and on payment of a reasonable fee.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 17.
Production of books.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 5-Evidence
Section 16 repealed by No. 5, 1937, s. 4.
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U.S. 722.
17. The High Court may in any suit order the parties to produce any books or writings in their possession or power which contain evidence pertinent to any issue in the suit. If a plaintiff fails to comply with the order the Court may dismiss the suit; and if a defendant fails to comply with the order the Court may give judgment against him as by default.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 18.
Oaths.

SECT

U.S. 725.
18. (1) The High Court may require and administer all necessary oaths.

(2) The forms of oaths shall be the same, as nearly as may be, as those which are used in the Supreme Court of the State or part of the Commonwealth in which the oath is administered.

(3) Any person who by the law of the State or part of the Commonwealth in which an oath is to be administered is entitled to make an affirmation instead of taking an oath may do so in any cause or matter in the High Court, and shall do so in the form prescribed by that law.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 19.
Orders and commissions for examination of witnesses.

SECT

19. The High Court or a Justice may, in any suit or civil matter pending in the Court and at any stage of the proceedings, order the examination of any person upon oath orally or on interrogatories before the Court or a Justice or before any officer of the Court or other person, and at any place within the Commonwealth; or may order a commission to be issued to any person either within or beyond the Commonwealth authorizing him to take the testimony on oath of any person orally or on interrogatories; and may by the same or any subsequent order give any necessary directions touching the time place and manner of any such examination; and may empower any party to the suit or civil matter to give in evidence in the suit or matter the testimony so taken on such terms (if any) as the Court or Justice directs.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 20.
Evidence by affidavit.

SECT

20. (1) On the hearing of any matter, not being the trial of a cause, evidence may be given by affidavit or orally as the Court or Justice directs.

(2) At the trial of a cause, proof may be given by affidavit of the service of any document incidental to the proceedings in the cause, or of the signature of a party to the cause or his solicitor to any such document.
English rules of 1883.
O. 37 R. 1.

(3) The High Court or a Justice may at any time for sufficient reason order that any particular facts in issue in a cause may be proved by affidavit at the trial, or that the affidavit of any person may be read at the trial of a cause, on such conditions in either case as are just. But such an order shall not be made if any party to the cause desires in good faith that the proposed witness shall attend at the trial for cross-examination.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 21.
Evidence at trial to be given orally in open court, except certain cases.

SECT

Amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
21. Except as provided by the preceding provisions of this Act, or unless in any suit the parties agree to the contrary, testimony at the trial of causes shall be given orally in open court.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 22.
Commissions for taking oaths.

SECT

22. The Chief Justice may issue commissions to persons within or beyond the Commonwealth authorizing them to administer oaths and take affirmations for the purposes of the High Court and proceedings therein.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 23.
Amendment.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 6-Defects and Errors
23. The High Court or a Justice may at any time, and on such terms as are just, amend any defect or error in any proceedings in the Court; and all necessary amendments shall be made for the purpose of determining the real questions in controversy or otherwise depending on the proceedings.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 24.
Formal defects to be amended.

SECT

24. (1) No proceedings in the High Court shall be invalidated by any formal defect or by any irregularity, unless the Court is of opinion that substantial injustice has been caused thereby and that the injustice cannot be remedied by an order of the Court.

(2) The Court or a Justice may make an order declaring that any proceeding is valid notwithstanding any such defect or irregularity.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 25.
Change of venue.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 7-Change of Venue
25. The High Court or a Justice may, at any stage of any suit pending in the Court, direct that the trial shall be had or continued at some particular place to be specified in the order, subject to such conditions (if any) as the Court or Justice imposes.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 26.
Enforcement of judgments of the High Court.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 8-Judgment and Execution
U.S. 916.
Amended by No. 80, 1950, s. 3.
26. Every person in whose favour a judgment of the High Court is given shall be entitled to the same remedies for enforcing it by execution or otherwise-

(a) Against the property of the person against whom it is given; and

(b) Subject to limitations which may be prescribed by any Rules of Court, against the person against whom it is given,
as are allowed, by the laws of the State or Territory in which such property is situated or such person is resident, as the case may be, to persons in whose favour a judgment of the Supreme Court of the State or Territory is given in like cases.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 26A.
Interest on judgments.

SECT

Substituted by No. 63, 1933, s. 2. Sub-section (1) amended by No. 93, 1966, s. 3.
26A. (1) Every judgment debt, the entry of which is dated as of a date prior to the commencement of this section, shall carry interest at the rate of seven per centum per annum from the date as of which the judgment is so entered.
Amended by No. 93, 1966, s. 3.

(2) Every judgment debt, the entry of which is dated as of the date of, or as of a date subsequent to, the commencement of this section, shall carry interest at the rate of five per centum per annum from the date as of which the judgment is so entered.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 27.
Interpleader.

SECT

Amended by No. 80, 1950, s. 3.
27. When any claim is made to property taken in execution upon process issued out of the High Court, the Marshal or his Deputy may take in the Supreme Court of the State or Territory in which the property is situated the same proceedings by way of interpleader as if the process had been issued out of that Supreme Court; and that Supreme Court and the Judges thereof shall have jurisdiction to entertain and determine the matter.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 28.
Discharge of property taken in execution.

SECT

U.S. 933.
Amended by No. 80, 1950, s. 3.
28. A seizure or attachment of property in execution upon process issued out of the High Court shall become inoperative when any event occurs by which, according to the laws of the State or Territory in which the property is situated, the seizure or attachment would become inoperative if made upon like process issued out of the Supreme Court of that State or Territory.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 29.
Duty of receiver and manager.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 9-Receivers and Managers
U.S. A.D. 1888, Ch. 866, s. 2.
29. When in any cause pending in the High Court a receiver or manager appointed by the Court is in possession of any property, the receiver or manager shall manage and deal with the property according to the requirements of the laws of the State or part of the Commonwealth in which the property is situated, in the same manner in which the owner or possessor thereof would be bound to do if in possession thereof.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 30.
Liability and protection of receivers and managers.

SECT

U.S. A.D. 1888, Ch. 866, s. 3.
30. A receiver or manager of any property appointed by the High Court may, without the previous leave of the Court, be sued in respect of any act or transaction of his in carrying on the business connected with the property.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 31.
Action by or against Marshal.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 10-Actions by and against the Marshal
U.S. 922
31. (1) When the Marshal is a party to a cause in the High Court, all writs summonses orders warrants precepts process and commands in the cause which should in ordinary course be directed to him shall be directed to such disinterested person as the Court or a Justice appoints; and the person so appointed may execute and return them.

(2) When a deputy of the Marshal is a party to a cause in the High Court, any writs summonses orders precepts process and commands in the cause which should in ordinary course be directed to him shall be directed to such person as the Marshal appoints; and the person so appointed may execute and return them.
Sections 32-34 and heading repealed by No. 5, 1937, s. 4.
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HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 35.
Security.

SECT

PART III-APPEALS TO THE HIGH COURT
Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 1-Security
Sub-section (1) amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
35. (1) In any appeal to the High Court, security shall not except under an order of the High Court be required to be given by a party appellant, except in the case of appeals from a judgment of the Supreme Court of a State.

(2) In the case of such last-mentioned appeals, security shall be given by the party appellant in such manner as is prescribed by Rules of Court for the prosecution of the appeal without delay, and for the payment of all such costs as may be awarded by the High Court to the party respondent.
Amended by No. 93, 1966, s. 3.

(3) The amount of security shall unless otherwise ordered by the High Court or a Justice be One hundred dollars.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 36.
Amount of security.

SECT

36. The High Court or a Justice may in any case reduce or increase the amount of security to be given by an appellant, and in the case of increase may order that unless the additional security is given within a time to be limited by the order the appeal shall be dismissed.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 37.
Institution of appeals.

SECT

Heading substituted by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
Division 2-Procedure
37. Appeals to the High Court shall be instituted within such time and in such manner as is prescribed by Rules of Court.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 38.
Stay of proceedings.

SECT

38. When an appeal has been instituted, the High Court or a Justice or the Court or Judge appealed from may order a stay of all or any proceedings under the judgment appealed from.

HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - SECT. 39.
Death of party to an appeal.

SECT

U.S. 1875, s. 9.
39. (1) When either party to a judgment from which an appeal lies to the High Court dies before the time allowed for instituting an appeal has expired, it shall not be necessary to revive the cause or matter by any formal proceedings.

(2) If the personal representative of the deceased party desires to appeal, he may file in the Court in which the cause or matter is pending a duly certified copy of the instrument by which he is appointed, and thereupon may institute an appeal in the same manner as the party whom he represents might have done.

(3) In the case of the death of the party in whose favour the judgment is given or made, notice of appeal may be given to his personal representative, or, if there is no such representative, to such person as the High Court or a Justice directs.

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Schedule repealed by No. 5, 1937, s. 4.
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HIGH COURT PROCEDURE ACT 1903 - NOTE


NOTE
1. The High Court Procedure Act 1903 comprises the High Court Procedure Act 1903 as amended by the other Acts specified in the following table:
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Number Date of
Act and year Date of
Assent commencement
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High Court Procedure Act
1903 No. 7, 1903 28 Aug 1903 28 Aug 1903
High Court Procedure
Amendment Act 1903 No. 13, 1903 21 Oct 1903 21 Oct 1903
High Court Procedure Act
1915 No. 5, 1915 1 May 1915 1 May 1915
High Court Procedure Act
1921 No. 35, 1921 22 Dec 1921 22 Dec 1921
High Court Procedure Act
1925 No. 5, 1925 13 July 1925 13 July 1925
High Court Procedure Act
1933 No. 63, 1933 15 Dec 1933 15 Dec 1933
Judiciary Act 1937 No. 5, 1937 3 July 1937 3 July 1937
Statute Law Revision Act
1950 No. 80, 1950 16 Dec 1950 31 Dec 1950
Statute Law Revision
(Decimal Currency) Act
1966 No. 93, 1966 29 Oct 1966 1 Dec 1966
Statute Law Revision Act
1973 No. 216, 1973 19 Dec 1973 31 Dec 1973
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