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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 24.11

Definitions for Division 24.2

             (1)  In this Division:

"addressee " means the person who is the subject of the order expressed in a subpoena.

"issuing officer " means an officer empowered to issue a subpoena for the Court.

"issuing party " means the party at whose request a subpoena is issued.

"subpoena " means an order in writing requiring the addressee:

                     (a)  to attend to give evidence; or

                     (b)  to produce the subpoena or a copy of it and a document or thing; or

                     (c)  to do both of those things.

             (2)  To the extent that a subpoena requires the addressee to attend to give evidence, it is called a subpoena to attend to give evidence .

             (3)  To the extent that a subpoena requires the addressee to produce the subpoena or a copy of it and a document or thing, it is called a subpoena to produce .



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