Commonwealth Consolidated Regulations

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Filing by electronic communication

             (1)  An authorised Registrar:

                     (a)  may approve the formats for electronic versions of documents that will be accepted by a Registry; and

                     (b)  may approve at least one email address for any Registry for the purpose of receiving documents by electronic communication.

             (2)  A document sent to a Registry for filing by electronic communication must:

                     (a)  be sent using the Commonwealth Courts Portal at; and

                     (b)  be in an electronic format approved for the Registry; and

                     (c)  be in a form that complies with rule 2.04; and

                     (d)  be able to be printed with the content, and in the form, created.

             (3)  An affidavit may be filed by electronic communication only by sending an image of the affidavit as required by subrule (2).

             (4)  If the document is in an existing proceeding, it must be sent to the Registry that is the appropriate place for the proceeding by using:

                     (a)  the Court's Internet home page at; or

                     (b)  the Commonwealth Courts Portal at

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