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High Court (2020 Sittings) Rules 2019

Authoritative Version
Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
These Rules of Court appoint the High Court days of sitting for 2020.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 8(8)(d)
Registered 08 Aug 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate09-Sep-2019
To be repealed 01 Jan 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

High Court (2020 Sittings) Rules 2019

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

 

Dated 5 August 2019

 

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

P. A. Lynch
Chief Executive and

Principal Registrar

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Sittings of the High Court in 2020................................................................................ 1

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

 


1  Name

                   These Rules are the High Court (2020 Sittings) Rules 2019.

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.

9 August 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of these Rules as originally made.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 2020

             (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 3 February 2020 to Friday 14 February 2020

Tuesday 10 March 2020 to Friday 20 March 2020

Tuesday 14 April 2020 to Friday 24 April 2020

Monday 18 May 2020 to Friday 29 May 2020

Monday 15 June 2020 to Friday 26 June 2020

Monday 3 August 2020 to Friday 14 August 2020

Monday 31 August 2020 to Friday 11 September 2020

Tuesday 6 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Monday 2 November 2020 to Friday 13 November 2020

Monday 30 November 2020 to Friday 11 December 2020

 

             (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 14 February 2020

Friday 20 March 2020

Friday 24 April 2020

Friday 29 May 2020

Friday 26 June 2020

Friday 14 August 2020

Friday 11 September 2020

Friday 16 October 2020

Friday 13 November 2020

Friday 11 December 2020

 

             (3)  The winter recess begins on Saturday 27 June 2020.

             (4)  The summer recess begins on Saturday 12 December 2020.

5  Repeal of these Rules

                   These Rules are repealed at the start of 1 January 2021.