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CIVIL DISPUTE RESOLUTION ACT 2011 - SECT 5

Definitions

                   In this Act:

"applicant" in proceedings means a person who institutes the proceedings.

"application" means an application (however described) by which civil proceedings are instituted.

"civil penalty provision" means a civil penalty provision however described.

"Commonwealth authority" means a body corporate established for a public purpose by or under a law of the Commonwealth.

"eligible court" means the following:

                     (a)  the Federal Court of Australia;

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

"excluded proceedings" means proceedings that are excluded proceedings under Part 4.

"genuine steps statement" :

                     (a)  for an applicant--see section 6;

                     (b)  for a respondent--see section 7.

"lawyer" has the same meaning as in the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 .

"respondent" in proceedings means a person against whom the proceedings are instituted.

   



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