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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 2.22

Faxing a document

             (1)  A document that is faxed to a Registry for filing must:

                     (a)  be sent to a fax number approved by a Registrar; and

                     (b)  be accompanied by a cover sheet clearly stating:

                              (i)  the sender's name, postal address, telephone number, fax number (if any) and email address (if any);

                             (ii)  the number of pages sent; and

                            (iii)  the action required in relation to the document.

             (2)  A document must not be faxed to a Registry if it is more than 20 pages.

             (3)  The sender of the document must:

                     (a)  keep the original document and the transmission report showing that the document was faxed successfully; and

                     (b)  produce the original document or transmission report if ordered to do so by the Court.

Note 1:       If the document is accepted in the Registry, a Registrar will return a copy of the document by fax to the fax number stated on the cover sheet.

Note 2:       Details of the opening times for each District Registry are on the Court's website at http://www.fedcourt.gov.au.



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