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High Court (2016 Sittings) Rules 2015

Authoritative Version
SLI 2015 No. 136 Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules appoint dates of High Court Sittings for 2016.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 8(8)(d)
Registered 14 Aug 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR17-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate18-Aug-2015
Table of contents.

 

High Court (2016 Sittings) Rules 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 136, 2015

We, Justices of the High Court of Australia, make the following Rules of Court.

Dated   5 August 2015

R. S. French

S. M. Kiefel

V. M. Bell

S. J. Gageler

P. A Keane

G. A. Nettle

M. M. Gordon

Justices of the High Court of Australia

C. M. Rogers
Acting Chief Executive and

Principal Registrar

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Sittings of the High Court in 2016...................................................... 1

 


1  Name

                   These are the High Court (2016 Sittings) Rules 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of these Rules

The day after these Rules are registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of these Rules as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of these Rules.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of these Rules. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of these Rules.

3  Authority

                   These Rules are made under the Judiciary Act 1903.

4  Sittings of the High Court in 2016

             (1)  Sittings of a Full Court of the High Court are to be held at Canberra and other places as required during the following periods:

 

Monday 1 February 2016 to Friday 12 February 2016

Monday 29 February 2016 to Friday 11 March 2016

Monday 4 April 2016 to Friday 15 April 2016

Monday 2 May 2016 to Friday 13 May 2016

Monday 6 June 2016 to Friday 17 June 2016

Monday 18 July 2016 to Friday 29 July 2016

Monday 22 August 2016 to Friday 2 September 2016

Tuesday 4 October 2016 to Friday 14 October 2016

Monday 7 November 2016 to Friday 18 November 2016

Monday 5 December 2016 to Friday 16 December 2016

 

             (2)  Sittings of a Full Court of the High Court to hear applications for special leave to appeal to the High Court are to be held on the following days:

 

Friday 12 February 2016

Friday 11 March 2016

Friday 15 April 2016

Friday 13 May 2016

Friday 17 June 2016

Friday 29 July 2016

Friday 2 September 2016

Friday 14 October 2016

Friday 18 November 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

 

             (3)  The winter recess begins on Saturday 18 June 2016.

             (4)  The summer recess begins on Saturday 17 December 2016.