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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 2.23

Sending a document by electronic communication

             (1)  A document that is sent by electronic communication to a Registry for filing must:

                     (a)  be sent by using the Court's website at http://www.fedcourt.gov.au ; and

                     (b)  be in an electronic format approved by the Registrar for the Registry; and

                     (c)  if a document is required to be in accordance with an approved form--so far as is practicable, be in an approved form that complies with rule 2.12 or 2.13; and

                     (d)  be capable of being printed in the form in which it was created without any loss of content.

Note:          The electronic format approved by the Registrar for a Registry is available on the Court's website at http://www.fedcourt.gov.au.

             (2)  An affidavit must be sent as an image.

             (3)  If the document is in an existing proceeding, it must be sent to the proper Registry by using the Court's website at http://www.fedcourt.gov.au .

             (4)  The person who sends the document must:

                     (a)  keep a paper or electronic copy of the document prepared in accordance with this rule; and

                     (b)  if ordered to do so by the Court, produce the hard copy of the document.



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