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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 2.21

How documents may be lodged with the Court

             (1)  A document may be lodged with the Court by:

                     (a)  being presented to a Registry when the Registry is open for business; or

                     (b)  being posted to a Registry with a written request for the action required in relation to the document; or

                     (c)  being faxed to a Registry in accordance with rule 2.22; or

                     (d)  being sent by electronic communication to a registry, in accordance with rule 2.23.

             (2)  A document in an existing proceeding that is to be lodged with the Court in accordance with paragraph (1)(b), (c) or (d) must be sent to the proper Registry.

             (3)  If a document in an existing proceeding is lodged with a Registry other than the proper Registry, the document must be accompanied by a letter:

                     (a)  identifying the proper place for the proceeding; and

                     (b)  requesting that the document be sent to the proper Registry.

             (4)  Subject to rules 2.22 and 2.23, a document that is required to be sealed, stamped or signed by the Court must be accompanied by the required number of copies for sealing, stamping or signing.

Note 1:       Proper Registry is defined in the Dictionary.

Note 2:       The Court's requirements in relation to preparing and lodging documents are set out in practice notes issued by the Chief Justice.



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