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High Court (2017 Sittings) Rules 2016

Authoritative Version
Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These rules appoint the High Court's days of sittings for 2017.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 23 Aug 2016
Registered 29 Aug 2016
Tabled HR 31 Aug 2016
Tabled Senate 01 Sep 2016
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2018
Repealed by Self Repealing
Repealing Comments r 5
Table of contents.

 

High Court (2017 Sittings) Rules 2016

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

 

Dated   23 August 2016

 

R. S. French

 

S. M. Kiefel

 

V. M. Bell

 

S. J. Gageler

 

P. A. Keane

 

G. A. A. Nettle

 

M. M. Gordon

 

Justices of the High Court of Australia

A. M. Phelan
Chief Executive and

Principal Registrar

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Sittings of the High Court in 2017................................................................................ 1

5............ Repeal of these Rules.................................................................................................... 2

 


1  Name

                   These are the High Court (2017 Sittings) Rules 2016.

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.

30 August 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of these Rules as originally made.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 2017

             (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 30 January 2017 to Friday 10 February 2017

Monday 27 February 2017 to Friday 10 March 2017

Monday 27 March 2017 to Friday 7 April 2017

Monday 1 May 2017 to Friday 12 May 2017

Tuesday 13 June 2017 to Friday 23 June 2017

Monday 7 August 2017 to Friday 18 August 2017

Monday 4 September 2017 to Friday 15 September 2017

Monday 9 October 2017 to Friday 20 October 2017

Monday 6 November 2017 to Friday 17 November 2017

Monday 4 December 2017 to Friday 15 December 2017

 

             (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 10 February 2017

Friday 10 March 2017

Friday 7 April 2017

Friday 12 May 2017

Friday 23 June 2017

Friday 18 August 2017

Friday 15 September 2017

Friday 20 October 2017

Friday 17 November 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

 

             (3)  The winter recess begins on Saturday 24 June 2017.

             (4)  The summer recess begins on Saturday 16 December 2017.

5  Repeal of these Rules

                   These Rules are repealed at the start of 1 January 2018.