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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 16.59

Procedure for making amendment to pleading

             (1)  A party entitled to amend a pleading without the leave of the Court, or a party who has been given leave to amend a pleading, must, if reasonably practicable to do so:

                     (a)  make the alterations on the pleading; and

                     (b)  write on the pleading the following information:

                              (i)  the date on which the amendment is made;

                             (ii)  the date on which the order permitting the amendment was made.

             (2)  If the amendments to the pleading are so numerous or lengthy to make it difficult to read, or if the pleading was lodged by electronic communication, the applicant must file an amended pleading that:

                     (a)  incorporates and distinguishes the amendments; and

                     (b)  is marked with the information mentioned in subrule (1).



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