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SLI 2013 No. 283 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules amend the Federal Court Rules 2011.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 23 Dec 2013
Registered 02 Jan 2014
Tabled HR 11 Feb 2014
Tabled Senate 11 Feb 2014
Date of repeal 04 Jan 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
Table of contents.

 

Federal Court Amendment (Costs and Other Measures) Rules 2013

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 283, 2013

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

Dated 23 December 2013

J.L.B. ALLSOP CJ

S.R. MARSHALL J

A.M. NORTH J

J.R. MANSFIELD J

J.A. DOWSETT J

S.C. KENNY J

P.M. JACOBSON J

A.C. BENNETT 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

R.J. BUCHANAN J

J. GILMOUR J

M.M. GORDON J

J.A. LOGAN J

N.W. McKERRACHER J

J.E. REEVES J

N. PERRAM J

J.M. JAGOT J

L.G. FOSTER J

M.L. BARKER J

J.V. NICHOLAS J

D.M. YATES J

M. BROMBERG J

J.A. DODDS-STREETON J

A. ROBERTSON J

I.J.K. ROSS J

J.E. GRIFFITHS J

D.J.C. KERR J

L.K. FARRELL J

G. PAGONE J

J. DAVIES J

D.S. MORTIMER J

D.C. RANGIAH J

R.C. WHITE J

M.A. WIGNEY J

M.A. PERRY J

Judges of the
Federal Court of Australia

 

W.G. Soden
Registrar

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of Rules.................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Federal Court Rules 2011                                                                                         2

 


1  Name of Rules

                   These Rules are the Federal Court Amendment (Costs and Other Measures) Rules 2013.

2  Commencement

                   Each provision of these Rules specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Rules 1 to 4 and anything in these Rules not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after these Rules are registered.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 5

The day after these Rules are registered.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 6 and 7

1 January 2014.

1 January 2014

3  Authority

                   These Rules are made under the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Federal Court Rules 2011

1  Subrule 5.03(2)

Omit “A genuine”, substitute “The respondent’s genuine”.

2  After subrule 5.03(2) (before the notes)

Insert:

             (3)  The respondent’s genuine steps statement must be no more than 2 pages.

3  After subrule 8.02(2) (before the notes)

Insert:

             (3)  The applicant’s genuine steps statement must be no more than 2 pages.

4  Rule 10.04

After “lodged with”, insert “the”.

5  After Chapter 6

Insert:

Chapter 7Transitional provisions

Note:       Provisions of this Chapter will be removed after they have expired.

Part 43Transitional provisions

Division 43.1Transitional provisions relating to the Federal Court Amendment (Costs and Other Measures) Rules 2013

43.01  Application of amendments relating to genuine steps statements

                   Subrules 5.03(3) and 8.02(3) apply in relation to proceedings started on or after 3 February 2014.

43.02  Expiry of this Division

                   This Division expires on 3 February 2015 as if it had been repealed by other Rules made under the Act.

6  Before item 1 of Schedule 3

Insert:

1A  Application of this Schedule

         1A.1  This Schedule, as amended by the Federal Court Amendment (Costs and Other Measures) Rules 2013, applies to work done or services performed on or after 1 January 2014.

7  Amendment of listed provisions—Schedule 3

The provisions of Schedule 3 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to costs

Item

Provision

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1.1

$56

$58

2

Item 1.2

$21

$22

3

Item 1.3

$10

$11

4

Item 2.1

$51

$52

5

Item 2.2

$21

$22

6

Item 2.3

$41

$42

7

Item 3.2

$15

$16

8

Item 3.3

$31

$32

9

Item 10.1

$103

$106

10

Item 13.1

$3,677

$3,776

11

Item 14.1

$2,362

$2,426

12

Item 14.2

$2,033

$2,088

13

Item 15.1(a)

$2,121

$2,178

14

Item 15.1(b)

$1,710

$1,756

15

Item 15.1(c)

$3,990

$4,098

16

Item 15.1(d)

$6,270

$6,439

17

Item 17.1

$513

$527