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Appearance of persons

             (1)  The court or a Judge may, for the purposes of any proceedings, direct or allow a person to appear before the court or the Judge by way of video link, audio link or other appropriate means.

Note:          See also section 102F.

             (2)  The power conferred on the court or a Judge by subsection (1) may be exercised:

                     (a)  on the application of a party to the proceedings concerned; or

                     (b)  on the court's own initiative or on the Judge's own initiative, as the case may be.

             (3)  This section applies whether the person appearing is in or outside Australia, but does not apply if the person appearing is in New Zealand.

Note:          See Part 6 of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 .

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