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High Court (2021 Sittings) Rules 2020

Authoritative Version
Rules/Court & Tribunal Rules as made
This instrument appoints the High Court days of sitting for 2021.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 8(8)(d)
Registered 13 Aug 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Aug-2020
Tabled Senate24-Aug-2020
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2022
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

High Court (2021 Sittings) Rules 2020

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

 

Dated 4 August 2020

 

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 2021................................................................................ 1

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

 


1  Name

                   These Rules are the High Court (2021 Sittings) Rules 2020.

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.

14 August 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of these Rules as originally made.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 2021

             (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 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021

Monday 1 March 2021 to Friday 12 March 2021

Tuesday 6 April 2021 to Friday 16 April 2021

Monday 10 May 2021 to Friday 21 May 2021

Tuesday 15 June 2021 to Friday 25 June 2021

Monday 2 August 2021 to Friday 13 August 2021

Monday 30 August 2021 to Friday 10 September 2021

Tuesday 5 October 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021

Monday 1 November 2021 to Friday 12 November 2021

Monday 29 November 2021 to Friday 10 December 2021

 

             (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 2021

Friday 12 March 2021

Friday 16 April 2021

Friday 21 May 2021

Friday 25 June 2021

Friday 13 August 2021

Friday 10 September 2021

Friday 15 October 2021

Friday 12 November 2021

Friday 10 December 2021

 

             (3)  The winter recess begins on Saturday 26 June 2021.

             (4)  The summer recess begins on Saturday 11 December 2021.

5  Repeal of these Rules

                   These Rules are repealed at the start of 1 January 2022.