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High Court (2018 Sittings) Rules 2017

Authoritative Version
Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules of Court appoints the High Court's days of sittings for 2018.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Judiciary Act 1903 s 86(2)
Made 04 Sep 2017
Registered 11 Sep 2017
Tabled HR 11 Sep 2017
Tabled Senate 12 Sep 2017
To be repealed 01 Jan 2019
Repealed by Self Repealing
Table of contents.

 

High Court (2018 Sittings) Rules 2017

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

 

Dated   4 September 2017

 

S. M. Kiefel

 

V. M. Bell

 

S. J. Gageler

 

P. A. Keane

 

G. A. A. Nettle

 

M. M. Gordon

 

J. J. Edelman

 

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 2018................................................................................ 1

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

 


1  Name

                   These Rules are the High Court (2018 Sittings) 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.

12 September 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of these Rules as originally made.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 Judiciary Act 1903.

4  Sittings of the High Court in 2018

             (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 5 February 2018 to Friday 16 February 2018

Tuesday 13 March 2018 to Friday 23 March 2018

Monday 9 April 2018 to Friday 20 April 2018

Monday 7 May 2018 to Friday 18 May 2018

Tuesday 12 June 2018 to Friday 22 June 2018

Monday 6 August 2018 to Friday 17 August 2018

Monday 3 September 2018 to Friday 14 September 2018

Tuesday 9 October 2018 to Friday 19 October 2018

Monday 5 November 2018 to Friday 16 November 2018

Monday 3 December 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018

 

             (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 16 February 2018

Friday 23 March 2018

Friday 20 April 2018

Friday 18 May 2018

Friday 22 June 2018

Friday 17 August 2018

Friday 14 September 2018

Friday 19 October 2018

Friday 16 November 2018

Friday 14 December 2018

 

             (3)  The winter recess begins on Saturday 23 June 2018.

             (4)  The summer recess begins on Saturday 15 December 2018.

5  Repeal of these Rules

                   These Rules are repealed at the start of 1 January 2019.