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High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01158
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 96 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules amend the High Court Rules 2004.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 05 Jun 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Jun-2012
Tabled Senate18-Jun-2012
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

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High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 96

We, Justices of the High Court of Australia, make the following Rules of Court under the Judiciary Act 1903, Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976 and High Court of Australia Act 1979.

Dated 31 May 2012

R. S. FRENCH
W. M. C. GUMMOW

K. M. HAYNE
J. D. HEYDON

S. M. CRENNAN
S. M. KIEFEL

V. M. BELL

 

 

Justices of the

High Court of Australia

A. M. Phelan
Chief Executive and
Principal Registrar


1              Name of Rules

                These Rules are the High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Rules commence on 1 July 2012.

3              Amendment of High Court Rules 2004

                Schedule 1 amends the High Court Rules 2004.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

 

[1]           Rule 25.13

after first mention of

habeas corpus

insert

should not issue

[2]           Rule 42.13.16

omit

10

insert

12

[3]           Rule 44.02.1

omit

28

insert

35

[4]           Rule 44.05.2

omit

7

insert

14

[5]           After rule 44.05.4

insert

44.05.5   Written submissions in reply must be in Form 27E.

[6]           Rule 44.06, heading

substitute

44.06      Annotated form of written submissions and chronology

[7]           Rule 44.06.1

after

submissions

insert

and chronology,

[8]           Chapter 4, after Part 44

insert

Part 45               Judiciary Act 1903—section 78B notice in appeals or applications for leave or special leave to appeal referred to an enlarged Court for hearing as if on appeal 

  

45.01      Filing notice

45.01.1    This rule applies to an appeal or an application for leave or special leave to appeal, referred to an enlarged Court for hearing as if on appeal, pending in the Court.

45.01.2    If a proceeding mentioned in rule 45.01.1 involves a matter arising under the Constitution or involving its interpretation within the meaning of section 78B of the Judiciary Act 1903, the party or intervener who raises the matter must file a notice of a constitutional matter in the office of the Registry in which the matter is pending.

45.01.3    The notice of a constitutional matter must be in Form 1.

45.02      Serving notice

                The party or intervener who raises the constitutional matter, or any other party as the Court or a Justice may direct, must:

                (a)    file notice of a constitutional matter; and

               (b)    serve a copy of the notice on every other party and on the Attorneys‑General of the Commonwealth, the States, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory:

                          (i)    if the matter arises in the notice of appeal—within 21 days after the notice of appeal is filed; or

                         (ii)    if the matter arises in the application for leave or special leave to appeal—within 35 days after the application is referred to an enlarged Court; or

                        (iii)    if the matter arises in a notice of cross-appeal or a notice of contention—within 7 days after the notice of cross-appeal or notice of contention is filed; or

                        (iv)    otherwise—within the time that the Court or a Justice directs.

45.03      Affidavit of service and provision of documents

                The party or intervener who serves notice of the constitutional matter:

                (a)    must file an affidavit of service of the notice of the constitutional matter, proving compliance with rule 45.02, within 2 days after service and not later than 2 days before the date appointed for the hearing of the appeal or application; and

               (b)    must, on request, and as soon as reasonably practicable, supply to any person giving notice of intention to intervene or seek leave to intervene or appear, 2 copies of all relevant documents and books filed in the appeal or application.

[9]           Schedule 1, table

substitute

Title

Form

Rule

Notice of a constitutional matter

1

5.01.3

45.01.3

Judgment

2

8.01.1

Order

3

8.01.2

Consent

4

8.04.2

Arrest warrant

5

11.03.2

Committal warrant

6

11.03.3

Notice of appearance

7

23.01.3

 

 

31.01.1

 

 

41.04.2

 

 

42.06.2

Submitting appearance

8

23.02

 

 

41.04.3

 

 

42.06.3

Conditional appearance

9

23.03.2

Subpoena to give evidence

10

24.02.2

Subpoena to give evidence and produce documents

11

24.02.3

Application for an order to show cause

12

25.01

Writ of certiorari

13

25.06.3

Writ of mandamus

14

25.08.2

Writ of habeas corpus

15

25.09.3

Writ of prohibition

16

25.20

Application for removal

17

26.01

Applicant’s summary of argument

18

26.03.2

 

 

41.05.2

 

 

41.10.3

Respondent’s summary of argument

19

26.04.2

 

 

41.06.2

Writ of summons

20

27.01

Summons

21

57.05.2

Election petition

22

30.01

Application for leave or special leave to appeal

23

41.01.1

Notice of appeal

24

41.05.3

 

 

41.10.2

 

 

42.02.1

Notice of discontinuance

25

41.12.1

 

 

42.14.1

Notice of cross‑appeal

26

42.08.2

Notice of contention

27

42.08.5

Appellant’s submissions

27A

44.02.2

Appellant’s chronology

27B

44.02.3

Intervener’s submissions

27C

44.04.4

Respondent’s submissions

27D

44.03.3

Appellant’s reply

27E

44.05.5

Bill of costs

28

54.02.01

Certificate of taxation

29

57.04.3

[10]         Schedule 1, Form 12

omit

applicant

insert

plaintiff

[11]         Schedule 1, Form 27A, after Part VIII

insert

Part IX:          [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the appellant’s oral argument.]

[12]         Schedule 1, Form 27C, after Part V

insert

Part VI:          [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the intervener’s oral argument.]

[13]         Schedule 1, Form 27D, after Part VII

insert

Part VIII:       [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the respondent’s oral argument.]

[14]         Schedule 1, after Form 27D

insert

Form 27E   Appellant’s Reply

(rule 44.05.5)

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA  No. of 20—

[    ] REGISTRY

 

BETWEEN:                                                     AB

                                                                                  Appellant

 

                                                                                  and

 

                                                                        CD

 

                                                                                  Respondent

 

APPELLANT’S REPLY

Part I:             [Certification that the reply or the redacted version of the reply (as the case requires) is in a form suitable for publication on the Internet.]

Part II:           [A concise reply to the argument of the respondent.]

Dated:  [e.g., 6 October 2003]

                                                                  ................(signed)...............

[Senior legal practitioner
presenting the case in Court,
or appellant if unrepresented
]

 

Name:
Telephone:
Facsimile:
Email:

 


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