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Foreign Judgments Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B00738
  • No longer in force
SR 1996 No. 145 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Foreign Judgments Regulations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Aug-1996
Tabled Senate21-Aug-1996
Gazetted 05 Jul 1996
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1996   No. 1451


Foreign Judgments Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and being satisfied in respect of Switzerland and Taiwan, China of the matters specified in subsections 5 (1) and (3) of the Foreign Judgments Act 1991, in respect of Fiji of the matter specified in subsection 5 (1) of that Act, and in respect of the Province of Manitoba (Canada) of the matter specified in subsection 5 (3) of that Act, make the following Regulations under that Act.

Dated 28 June 1996.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,





and Minister for Justice





1.   Amendment

1.1   The Foreign Judgments Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

2.   Regulation 5 (Specified inferior courts)

2.1   Subregulation 5 (3):

Add at the end:

               “;   (c)  the Provincial Court of Manitoba.”.

2.2   Regulation 5:

Add at the end:

           “(4)   Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to the following inferior courts of Switzerland:

             (a)   Bezirksgerichte;

             (b)   Erstinstanzliche Gerichte;

             (c)   Arbeitsgerichte;

             (d)   Mietgerichte.

           “(5)   Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to each District Court of Taiwan, China.”.

3.   Schedule (Superior Courts)

3.1   Item 8:

Omit the item, substitute:


Fiji, Republic of

Supreme Court

Court of Appeal

High Court”.


3.2   After item 25A, insert:




Kantonale Obere Gerichte



Taiwan, China

Supreme Court

High Courts”.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 5 July 1996.

2.   Statutory Rules 1992 No. 321 as amended by 1993 No. 143; 1994 No. 283; 1995 No. 35.