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FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT RULES 2001 - RULE 11.12

Manager of the affairs of a party

             (1)  In this rule:

"manager of the affairs of a party" includes a person who is authorised by or under a Commonwealth, State or Territory law to conduct legal proceedings in the name of, or for, a person who needs a litigation guardian.

             (2)  A person who is a manager of the affairs of a party is entitled to be the litigation guardian in any proceeding to which the authority extends.

             (3)  The Attorney-General may appoint in writing a person to be a manager of the affairs of a party for this rule, either generally or for a particular person.

             (4)  A manager of the affairs of a party becomes the litigation guardian of a person who needs a litigation guardian in a proceeding if the manager of the affairs of the party files an affidavit of consent in relation to the person.



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