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SLI 2014 No. 186 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules amend the Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2006.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 28 Nov 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR01-Dec-2014
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2014
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Amendment (Examination Summons and Other Measures) Rules 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 186, 2014

We, Judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, make the following Rules.

 

Dated 17 November 2014

Chief Judge Pascoe

Altobelli

Baker

Barnes

Baumann

Bender

Brewster

Brown

Burchardt

Cameron

Cassidy

Coker

Cole

Connolly

Curtain

Demack

Donald

Driver

Dunkley

Halligan

Harland

Hartnett

Howard

Jones

Kelly

Lloyd-Jones

Lucev

McGuire

Manousaridis

Mead

Myers

Neville

O’Sullivan

Phipps

Riethmuller

Riley

Roberts

Simpson

Stewart

L Turner

Willis

Whelan

Judges of the Federal Circuit
Court of Australia

Richard Foster
Chief Executive Officer

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

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

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

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2006                                                   2

 


1  Name

                   These are the Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Amendment (Examination Summons and Other Measures) Rules 2014.

2  Commencement

                   These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.

3  Authority

                   These Rules are made under the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to these Rules is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to these Rules has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2006

1  Rule 6.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

6.12  Discharge of summons on application

2  At the end of rule 6.12

Add:

             (3)  The order to discharge the summons may be made by the Court or a Registrar.

3  Subrules 6.13(5) and (6)

Repeal the subrules, substitute:

             (5)  If the supporting affidavit is lodged with a Registry for filing (other than by being sent to the Registry by electronic communication), it may be filed in a sealed envelope marked “Affidavit supporting application for summons for examination under subsection 81(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”.

             (6)  If the supporting affidavit is sent by electronic communication to a Registry for filing:

                     (a)  the affidavit may be marked “Confidential”; and

                     (b)  if the affidavit is so marked—the accompanying explanation must state that the affidavit is a “confidential affidavit supporting an application for summons for examination under subsection 81(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”.

             (7)  If the supporting affidavit is:

                     (a)  filed in a sealed envelope in accordance with subrule (5); or

                     (b)  marked “Confidential” as permitted by paragraph (6)(a);

the Registrar must not make it available for public inspection.

4  Rule 6.17 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

6.17  Discharge of summons on application

5  At the end of rule 6.17

Add:

             (3)  The order to discharge the summons may be made by the Court or a Registrar.

6  Schedule 1 (Form 6, Part 1, paragraph 5)

Omit “Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia”, substitute “Australian Financial Security Authority”.

7  Schedule 2 (after table item 12)

Insert:

12A

subsection 55(3B)

Power to direct an Official Receiver to accept or reject a debtor’s petition