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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 11.01

Address for service--general

             (1)  An address for service for a party must include the address of a place within Australia at which a document in the proceeding may, during ordinary business hours, be left for the party and to which a document in the proceeding may be posted to the party.

             (2)  If a party is represented by a lawyer who has general authority to act for that party, the address for service for the party must be the address of the lawyer.

             (3)  The address for service must contain the information mentioned in rule 2.16.

             (4)  If the party is represented by a lawyer, the party agrees for the party's lawyer to receive documents at the lawyer's email address.

             (5)   If the party is not represented by a lawyer but provides an email address, the party agrees to receive documents at the email address.

Note:          The parties may agree on how service is to be effected.  For example, the parties may agree that service be at a fax number.



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