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This instrument amends the Federal Court (Corporations) Rules 2000 to restore the requirement that notice of certain applications to the Federal Court and orders and appointments made by the Federal Court be published in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company or body the subject of the application, order or appointment had its principal, or last known, place of business.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 15 Mar 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Mar-2017
Tabled Senate20-Mar-2017
Date of repeal 17 Mar 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

 

 

Federal Court (Corporations) Amendment (Publication of Notices) Rules 2017

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

 

Dated 13 March 2017

J.L.B. ALLSOP CJ

A.M. NORTH J

J.A. DOWSETT J

S.C. KENNY J

A.N. SIOPIS J

A.P. GREENWOOD J

S.D. RARES J

B.J. COLLIER J

A.J. BESANKO J

C.N. JESSUP J

R.R.S. TRACEY J

J.E. MIDDLETON J

J. GILMOUR J

J.A. LOGAN J

G.A. FLICK 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

A.J. KATZMANN J

A. ROBERTSON J

B.M. MURPHY J

J.E. GRIFFITHS J

D.J.C. KERR J

L.K. FARRELL J

T. 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

J.S. GLEESON J

J.B.R. BEACH J

B.S. MARKOVIC J

M.K. MOSHINSKY J

R.J. BROMWICH J

N. CHARLESWORTH J

S.C.G. BURLEY J

D.J. O’CALLAGHAN J

 

 

                                                                    

                                                                    

                                                         Judges of the

                                                         Federal Court of Australia

 

 

 

W.G. Soden

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Federal Court (Corporations) Rules 2000                                                                                       2

 


1  Name

                   These Rules are the Federal Court (Corporations) Amendment (Publication of Notices) Rules 2017.

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.

16 March 2017

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 Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

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 Court (Corporations) Rules 2000

1  Subrule 3.4(2)

Repeal the subrule, substitute:

             (2)  Unless the Court otherwise orders, the plaintiff must publish a notice of the hearing of the application:

                     (a)  for an application in relation to one Part 5.1 body—in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the Part 5.1 body has its principal, or last known, place of business; or

                     (b)  for an application in relation to 2 or more Part 5.1 bodies—in a daily newspaper circulating generally in each State or Territory where any of the Part 5.1 bodies has its principal, or last known, place of business.

2  At the end of rule 5.6

Add:

             (3)  If the notice is of an application for an order under Part 2F.1 of the Corporations Act, the notice must be published in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company has its principal, or last known, place of business.

Note:          A notice of an application for an order under Part 5.4 or 5.4A of the Corporations Act must be published in the prescribed manner: see sections 465A and 1367A of the Corporations Act.

3  Subrule 5.10(2)

Repeal the subrule, substitute:

             (2)  The notice must be in accordance with Form 10.

             (3)  Unless otherwise directed by the Court, the notice must be published:

                     (a)  at least 7 days before the date fixed for the hearing of the application; and

                     (b)  in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company has its principal, or last known, place of business.

4  At the end of subrule 5.11(3)

Add “in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company has its principal, or last known, place of business”.

5  At the end of subrule 6.2(3)

Add “in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company has its principal, or last known, place of business”.

6  Subrule 7.9(1)

After “a surplus”, insert “in relation to a company”.

7  At the end of subrule 7.9(2)

Add “in a daily newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory where the company has its principal, or last known, place of business”.