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Federal Court Amendment Rules 2010 (No. 2)

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  • - F2010L03350
  • No longer in force
SLI 2010 No. 338 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules amend the Federal Court Rules.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 20 Dec 2010
Registered 22 Dec 2010
Tabled HR 08 Feb 2011
Tabled Senate 08 Feb 2011
Date of repeal 01 Aug 2011
Repealed by

Federal Court Amendment Rules 2010 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 338

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

Dated 20 December 2010

 

 

P.A. KEANE CJ

P.R.A. GRAY J

D.M. RYAN J

T.J. HIGGINS J

M.F. MOORE J

S.R. MARSHALL J

A.M. NORTH J

J.R. MANSFIELD J

A.R. EMMETT J

R.A. FINKELSTEIN J

J.A. DOWSETT J

S.C. KENNY J

M.A. STONE J

P.M. JACOBSON J

B.T. LANDER J

A.N. SIOPIS J

A.P. GREENWOOD J

S.D. RARES J

B. COLLIER J

D.A. COWDROY J

A.J. BESANKO J

C.N. JESSUP J

R.R.S. TRACEY J

J.E. MIDDLETON J

J. GILMOUR J

M.M. GORDON J

J.A. LOGAN J

G.A. FLICK J

N.W. McKERRACHER J

J.E. REEVES J

N. PERRAM J

L.G. FOSTER J

M.L. BARKER J

J.V. NICHOLAS J

M. BROMBERG J

J. DODDS-STREETON J

J.A. KATZMANN J

 

 

Judges of the Federal

Court of Australia

W.G. SODEN
Registrar


1              Name of Rules

                These Rules are the Federal Court Amendment Rules 2010 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Rules commence on 1 January 2011.

3              Amendment of Federal Court Rules

                Schedule 1 amends the Federal Court Rules.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(rule 3)

 

[1]           Order 62, rule 9, heading

substitute

9              Liability of lawyer

[2]           Order 62, paragraph 9 (4) (a)

omit

legal practitioner’s

insert

lawyer’s

[3]           Order 78, subrule 16 (1)

substitute

         (1)   A reference to the Court of the following matters must be in the form of a special case:

                (a)    a question of fact or law referred under subsection 94H (1) of the Native Title Act by a person conducting a mediation (a mediator);

               (b)    a question of law referred under subsection 145 (1) of the Native Title Act by the NNTT.

[4]           Order 78, rules 17 to 19

substitute

17            Special case to be prepared — referral by mediator

                For a reference under subsection 94H (1) of the Native Title Act, unless the Court otherwise directs, the special case must be:

                (a)    settled by the mediator; and

               (b)    transmitted, with 4 additional copies, by the mediator to the Registrar.

17A         Special case to be prepared — referral by NNTT

                For a reference under subsection 145 (1) of the Native Title Act, unless the Court otherwise directs, the special case must be:

                (a)    settled by the presiding member of the NNTT; and

               (b)    transmitted, with 4 additional copies, by the NNTT to the Registrar.

18            Setting down for hearing — referral by mediator

                For a reference under subsection 94H (1) of the Native Title Act, the Registrar must:

                (a)    set down the proceeding for a directions hearing; and

               (b)    notify the mediator, and each party to the proceedings, of the date for the directions hearing.     

18A         Setting down for hearing — referral by NNTT

                For a reference under subsection 145 (1) of the Native Title Act, the Registrar must:

                (a)    set down the proceeding for a directions hearing; and

               (b)    notify the NNTT, and each party to the proceedings, of the date for the directions hearing.

19            Party having carriage of proceeding — referral by mediator

                For a reference under subsection 94H (1) of the Native Title Act, the party having carriage of the proceeding is:

                (a)    if the question is referred by the mediator at the request of a party — that party; and

               (b)    if the question is referred by the mediator of the mediator’s own motion — the party appointed by the mediator to have carriage of the proceeding.

19A         Party having carriage of proceeding — referral by NNTT

                For a reference under subsection 145 (1) of the Native Title Act, the party having carriage of the proceeding is:

                (a)    if the question is referred by the NNTT at the request of a party — that party; and

               (b)    if the question is referred by the NNTT of its own motion — the party appointed by the NNTT to have carriage of the proceeding.

[5]           Order 78, Division 3A, heading

substitute

Division 3A           Referral to Court of questions under section 94J of Native Title Act

[6]           Order 78, subrule 20A (1)

omit

136DA

insert

94J

[7]           Order 78, paragraph 20B (a)

omit

relevant presiding member of the NNTT;

insert

person conducting the mediation (the mediator);

[8]           Order 78, paragraph 20B (b)

omit

NNTT

insert

mediator

[9]           Order 78, subparagraph 20C (b) (i)

omit

NNTT;

insert

mediator;

[10]         Order 78, Division 4, heading, including the note

substitute

Division 4              Mediation

Note   See also Division 4 of Part 4 of the Native Title Act.

[11]         Order 78, rule 21

omit

[12]         Order 78, subrule 21A (1), except the note

omit

136GA (4)

insert

94P (4)

[13]         Order 78, subrule 21A (1), note

substitute

Note   If a person conducting a mediation considers that a party, or the party’s representative, did not act or is not acting in good faith in relation to the conduct of the mediation, the presiding member may report the failure to the Court — see subsections 94P (4) and (5) of the Native Title Act.

[14]         Order 78, subrule 21A (3)

omit

presiding member of the NNTT

insert

mediator

[15]         Order 80, rule 4, heading

substitute

4              Referral to a lawyer

[16]         Form 15B, heading

substitute

Form 15B   Certificate of lawyer

(Order 11, rule 1B)

[17]         Form 15B

omit

(name of legal practitioner)

insert

(name of lawyer)

[18]         Schedule 2

Item

omit each mention of

insert

1

254

262

2

114

118

3

110

113

4

153

158

5

139

143

8

140

144

9

114

118

10

91

94

11

114

118

12

97

100

13

77

79

14

11

12

19

91

94

20

14

15

23

62

64

24

77

79

26

76

78

28

166

171

28

41

42

30

41

42

31

74

76

31

15

16

32

68

70

33

13

14

34

42

43

34

13

14

35

114

118

35

165

170

36

330

340

36

1 481

1 530

37

268

276

37

1 217

1 242

37

114

118

37

496

511

37

61

63

37

264

272

38

76

78

39

165

170

39

41

43

40

376

388

43A

3 471

3 579

43B

2 225

2 294

43C

1 917

1 976

43D

5 670

5 846

43E

2 001

2 063

43F

1 614

1 664

43G

3 767

3 885

43H

5 920

6 104

44

196 to 970

202 to 1 000

45

114 to 182

118 to 188


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