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Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No 1)

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  • - F2001B00552
  • No longer in force
SR 2000 No. 53 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules amend the Federal Court Rules.
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 HR09-May-2000
Tabled Senate09-May-2000
Gazetted 20 Apr 2000
Date of repeal 01 Aug 2011
Repealed by Federal Court Rules 2011
Table of contents.

Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 1)

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 53

We, Judges of the Federal Court of Australia, make the following Rules of Court under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

Dated 14 April 2000

M.E.J. BLACK C.J.

J.F. GALLOP J.

B.A. BEAUMONT J.

M.R. WILCOX J.

J.E.J. SPENDER J.

J.A. MILES J.

D.M. RYAN J.

R.S. FRENCH J.

M.R. EINFELD J.

M.c. lee j.

J.W. von DOUSSA J.

D.G. HILL J.

M.F. O’LOUGHLIN J.

D.F. O’CONNOR J.

T.J. HIGGINS J.

P.C. HEEREY J.

D.P. DRUMMOND J.

R.E. COOPER J.

A.P. WHITLAM J.

C.J.S.M. CARR J.

M.F. MOORE J.

C.M. BRANSON J.

J.H. MATHEWS J.

K.E. LINDGREN J.

B.J.M. TAMBERLIN J.

S.M. KIEFEL J.

R.D. NICHOLSON J.

P.D. FINN J.

R.A. SUNDBERG J.

J.R.F. LEHANE J.

A.M. NORTH J.

R.N. MADGWICK J.

R. MERKEL J.

J.R. MANSFIELD J.

A.H. GOLDBERG J.

A.R. EMMETT J.

R.A. FINKELSTEIN J.

M.S. WEINBERG J.

J.A. DOWSETT J.

L.S. KATZ J.

P.G. HELY J.

R.V. GYLES J.

Judges of the Federal

Court of Australia

W.G. SODEN

Registrar


Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 532

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of Rules                                                                  2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Federal Court Rules                                    2

Schedule 1           Amendments                                                                    3

 


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1              Name of Rules

                These Rules are the Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Rules commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Federal Court Rules

                Schedule 1 amends the Federal Court Rules.


Schedule 1        Amendments

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(rule 3)

[1]         Order 4, subrule 6 (1)

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affidavit or a statement of claim,

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affidavit in accordance with Form 20, or a statement of claim in accordance with Form 7,

[2]         Order 4, after subrule 6 (1)

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      (1A)   However, an applicant seeking to rely on an allegation of fraud, misrepresentation, breach of trust, wilful default or undue influence must file and serve a statement of claim.

[3]         Order 5, rule 2, heading

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2              Cross-claim

[4]         Order 5, subrule 6 (1)

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by notice

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by notice in accordance with Form 11

[5]         Order 7, paragraph 2 (1) (d)

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Industrial Relations Act 1988

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Workplace Relations Act 1996

[6]         Order 7, subrule 7 (1)

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notice authorizing service

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notice, in accordance with Form 12, authorising service

[7]         Order 11, subrule 20 (1)

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the defence shall

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a defence in accordance with Form 16 must

[8]         Order 11, rule 22, heading

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22            Reply — Forms 17 and 18

[9]         Order 11, subrule 22 (1)

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shall file and serve the reply

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must file and serve the reply, in accordance with Form 17,

[10]      Order 11, subrule 22 (2)

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he shall put them in one document.

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both must be put in one document, in accordance with Form 18.

[11]      Order 13, paragraph 8 (1) (a)

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a notice

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a notice, in accordance with Form 19,

[12]      Order 14, subrule 2 (1)

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shall be made

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must be in accordance with Form 20 and made

[13]      Order 15, rule 1

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notice of discovery

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notice for discovery, in accordance with Form 21,

[14]      Order 16, subrule 6 (1)

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shall, unless the Court otherwise orders, conform

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must, unless the Court otherwise orders, be in accordance with Form 24 and conform

[15]      Order 16, subrule 7 (1)

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may be made as follows:

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must be in accordance with Form 24, and may be made:

[16]      Order 18, subrule 2 (1)

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by notice

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by notice in accordance with Form 25

[17]      Order 18, subrule 2 (2)

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notice disputing

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notice in accordance with Form 26 disputing

[18]      Order 19, subrule 2 (1)

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notice of the motion

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notice of the motion in accordance with Form 27

[19]      Order 22, rule 1

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the appearance

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the appearance, by notice in accordance with Form 28,

[20]      Order 22, subrule 2 (1)

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any claim for relief made by him:

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any claim for relief, by notice in accordance with Form 29:

[21]      Order 22, subrule 4 (1)

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matter at any time.

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matter, at any time, by notice in accordance with Form 30.

[22]      Order 24, rule 1

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The Court may,

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(1)      The Court may,

[23]      Order 24, rule 1

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(2)      Drafts of the orders must be lodged:

                (a)    for examination — in accordance with Form 37; and

               (b)    for appointment of an examiner — in accordance with Form 38; and

                (c)    for a letter of request — in accordance with Form 39.

[24]      Order 26, subrule 3 (2)

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in accordance with this rule.

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in accordance with Form 40.

[25]      Order 33, subrule 12 (1)

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notice requiring

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notice, in accordance with Form 45, requiring

[26]      Order 36, rule 1

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shall lodge a draft of the order

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must lodge a draft of the order, in accordance with Form 47,

[27]      Order 37, rule 9

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the Court

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the Court, in accordance with Form 49,

[28]      Order 40, rule 9

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issue a warrant

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issue a warrant, in accordance with Form 48,

[29]      Order 40, rule 11

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shall be addressed to the Sheriff

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must be in accordance with Form 48 and addressed to the Sheriff,

[30]      Order 41, subrule 1 (3)

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         (3)   A document in a proceeding in which there is no respondent must be headed in accordance with Form 3.

[31]      Order 41, subrule 1 (4)

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document may bear

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document may be headed in accordance with Form 2, using

[32]      Order 41, rule 6

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shall be signed

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must be concluded in accordance with Form 4 and signed

[33]      Order 44, subrule 4 (1)

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notice of his claim

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notice of his or her claim, in accordance with Form 50,

[34]      Order 46, subrule 5 (2A)

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for the purpose of preparing appeal papers

[35]      Order 46, paragraph 6 (2) (g)

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[36]      Order 46, paragraph 6 (3) (i)

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transcript of a proceeding,

[37]      Order 52, after rule 38

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38A         Absence of party

         (1)   If a party is absent when an appeal is called on for hearing, the Court may:

                (a)    order that the hearing not proceed unless the appeal is again set down for hearing or such other steps are taken as the Court directs; or

               (b)    adjourn the hearing; or

                (c)    if the absent party is an appellant or cross-appellant, dismiss the appeal or cross-appeal; or

               (d)    proceed with the hearing, either generally or in relation to any claim for relief in the appeal.

         (2)   If the hearing proceeds in the absence of the party and an order is made, the Court may, on motion by that party:

                (a)    set aside or vary the order; and

               (b)    give directions for the further conduct of the appeal.

[38]      Order 54, rule 4

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objection to competency

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objection to competency, in accordance with Form 57,

[39]      Order 58, rule 6

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6              Provision of documents by Commissioner

                Not later than 14 days after being served with a notice of appeal, the Commissioner must:

                (a)    file in the appropriate Registry the documents (or certified copies of those documents) necessary for the hearing that are in the Commissioner’s possession, and a list of the documents; and

               (b)    give the parties to the appeal notice in writing of the documents filed.

[40]      Order 73, rule 6

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An opt out notice

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         (1)   An opt out notice

[41]      Order 73, rule 6

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         (2)   The heading of the notice must state:

                (a)    the names of the parties to the proceeding; and

               (b)    the serial number of the proceeding; and

                (c)    the District Registry where the notice is filed.

[42]      Order 78, after subrule 12 (2)

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         (3)   Unless the Court otherwise directs:

                (a)    each State and Territory having jurisdiction over the area to which the main application relates must be joined as a respondent to the application; and

               (b)    the Commonwealth may be joined as a respondent to the application.

[43]      Schedule 1, Form 43, subparagraph (c) (ii)

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               (ii)    if, as an officer of a bank, you are required by this subpoena to produce a banker’s book (including a ledger, day-book, cash book, account book or other accounting record used in the ordinary business of the bank), you need not produce it if you produce proof of the relevant entries in accordance with section 48 of the Evidence Act 1995; and

[44]      Schedule 1, Forms 142 and 143

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Notes

1.       These Rules amend Statutory Rules 1979 No. 140, as amended by 1980 No. 87; 1982 Nos. 217 and 408; 1983 No. 264; 1984 Nos. 9 and 258; 1985 Nos. 16, 97, 168 and 227; 1986 Nos. 61, 157 and 324; 1987 Nos. 73, 174 and 197; 1988 Nos. 14, 54, 144, 217 and 306; 1989 Nos. 50, 253 and 318; 1990 Nos. 72, 102, 276, 319, 414 and 453; 1991 Nos. 70, 249, 395 and 461; 1992 Nos. 43, 44, 86, 87, 186, 330, 421 and 453; 1993 No. 40, 45, 137. 225 and 290; 1994 Nos. 63, 130, 224, 279, 332 and 463; 1995 Nos. 31, 46, 239 and 449; 1996 Nos. 29 and 308; 1997 Nos. 82, 87, 143, 174, 204, 277 and 425; 1998 Nos. 224, 297 and 323; 1999 Nos. 15, 70, 94, 194, 232, 295, 296 and 360.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 20 April 2000.