Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No 4)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2001B00555
  • No longer in force
SR 2000 No. 233 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 HR28-Aug-2000
Tabled Senate28-Aug-2000
Gazetted 17 Aug 2000
Date of repeal 01 Aug 2011
Repealed by Federal Court Rules 2011
Table of contents.

Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 4)

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 233

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

Dated 11 August 2000

M.E.J. BLACK C.J.

B.A. BEAUMONT J.

M.R. WILCOX J.

J.E.J. SPENDER J.

p.r.a. gray j.

j.c.s. burchett 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.

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.

R. SACKVILLE J.

S.M. KIEFEL J.

R.D. NICHOLSON J.

P.D. FINN J.

R.A. SUNDBERG J.

S.R. MARSHALL 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.

S.C. KENNY J.

R.V. GYLES J.

Judges of the Federal

Court of Australia

W.G. SODEN

Registrar


Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 4)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 2332

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

                                                                                                                 Page

                        1  Name of Rules                                                                  2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Federal Court Rules                                    2

Schedule 1           Amendments                                                                    3

 


Do not delete : Part placeholder

Do not delete : Division placeholder

1              Name of Rules

                These Rules are the Federal Court Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 4).

2              Commencement

                These Rules commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Federal Court Rules

                Schedule 1 amends the Federal Court Rules.


Schedule 1        Amendments

Do not delete : Schedule Part placeholder

(rule 3)

[1]         Order 41, rule 5

substitute

5              Scandalous, vexatious or oppressive material

                If there is matter in a document (other than an affidavit) which is, having regard to the issues in the proceeding, scandalous, vexatious or oppressive, the Court may order that:

                (a)    the document be removed from the file; or

               (b)    the matter be struck out of the document.

[2]         Order 77, subrule 13 (4)

substitute

         (4)   The application and the accompanying documents required under subrule (2) must be served on the respondent creditor within 3 days after the application is filed.

[3]         Order 77, paragraph 16 (2) (a)

omit

and for annexure to any affidavits of service

[4]         Order 77, paragraph 18 (1) (c)

omit

Court records

insert

Court records, and the records of the Federal Magistrates Court,

[5]         Order 77, after rule 18

insert

18A         Service

         (1)   The applicant creditor must serve on the respondent debtor:

                (a)    the creditor’s petition; and

               (b)    a copy of the affidavit verifying the petition required by subsection 47 (1) of the Bankruptcy Act; and

                (c)    if applicable, a copy of the affidavit of service of the bankruptcy notice required by subrule 18 (2); and

               (d)    a copy of any order to which subrule 18 (3) applies; and

                (e)    a copy of any consent to act as trustee lodged under section 156A of the Bankruptcy Act.

         (2)   The documents must be served at least 5 days before the date appointed for hearing, unless the Court otherwise orders.

[6]         Order 77, subrule 19 (2)

substitute

         (2)   The applicant creditor must file an affidavit stating that documents required to be served under rule 18A have been served, and stating when and how they were served.

[7]         Order 81, rule 7, note

omit

[8]         Schedule 1, Forms 7, 8, 9 and 10, at the foot

insert

This pleading was prepared by ……..……………………….. counsel/solicitor*


*  Omit if inapplicable

[9]         Schedule 1, Forms 16, 17 and 18, at the foot

insert

This pleading was prepared by ………………..…………….. counsel/solicitor*


*  Omit if inapplicable

[10]      Schedule 1, Form 167, clause 12

omit

You must attach

insert

Your application must be accompanied by

[11]      Schedule 1, Form 167, clause 15

omit

you received

insert

the date of issue of

[12]      Schedule 1, Form 167, clause 16, including the heading

substitute

Address for service

 

16   At what address do you want documents in proceedings left for you and posted for you? (The address must be within the District for the Registry in which the application is filed.)

q      To the address in question 2

q      To the address of the representative in question 9

q      Other (give details)

 

[13]      Schedule 1, Form 167, clause 17

omit

You must attach these documents

insert

These documents must accompany your application

[14]      Schedule 1, Form 167, clause 18, including the heading

omit

[15]      Schedule 1, Form 167

before

TO the respondent

insert

Prepared and filed by:

Name: (please print)

Signature:

Date:

[16]      Schedule 1, Form 167

omit

Place: (address of Court)

Prepared and filed by:

Name: (please print)

Signature:

Date:

insert

Place: (address of Court)

Date:

(signed, Registrar)

[17]      Schedule 1, Form 168, clause 9, including the heading

substitute

Address for service

 

9     At what address do you want documents in proceedings left for you and posted for you? (The address must be within the District for the Registry in which the application is filed.)

q      To the address in question 2

q      To the address of the representative in question 7

q      Other (give details)

 

[18]      Schedule 1, Form 168, clause 10

omit

You must attach

insert

Your defence must be accompanied by


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; 2000 Nos. 53, 54 and 189.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 17 August 2000.