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Foreign Judgments Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B02708
  • No longer in force
SR 1997 No. 205 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 HR25-Aug-1997
Tabled Senate25-Aug-1997
Gazetted 13 Aug 1997
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1997    No. 2051


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 the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and Western Samoa, of the matters specified in subsection 5 (1) of the Foreign Judgments Act 1991, make the following Regulations under that Act.

Dated 6 August 1997.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,




Attorney-General 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.   Schedule (Superior courts)

2.1   Item 13:

Omit the item, substitute:




Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, The


Court of Final Appeal

High Court

    (consisting of the: Court of Appeal; Court of First Instance)”.

2.2   After item 27, insert:




Western Samoa


Court of Appeal

Supreme Court of Western Samoa”.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 13 August 1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1992 No. 321 as amended by 1993 No. 143; 1994 No. 283; 1995 No. 35; 1996 No. 145.