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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 10.75

Service

             (1)  Subject to rule 10.73, on receipt of a request for service in this jurisdiction, the Court must arrange for the service of the relevant documents in accordance with the request.

             (2)  The relevant documents mentioned in subrule (1) are the following:

                     (a)  the document to be served;

                     (b)  a summary of the document to be served;

                     (c)  a copy of the request for service in this jurisdiction;

                     (d)  if either of the documents mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) is not in the English language, an English translation of the document.

             (3)  Service of the relevant documents may be effected by any of the following methods of service:

                     (a)  by a method of service prescribed by the law in force in this jurisdiction:

                              (i)  for the service of a document of a kind corresponding to the document to be served; or

                             (ii)  if there is no such corresponding kind of document--for the service of initiating process in proceedings in the Court;

                     (b)  if the applicant has requested a particular method of service and that method is compatible with the law in force in this jurisdiction--by that method;

                     (c)  if the applicant has not requested a particular method of service and the person requested to be served accepts the document voluntarily--by delivery of the document to the person requested to be served.



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