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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 32.18

Death of petitioner

             (1)  If a sole applicant in a petition dies before the conclusion of the trial of the petition, a person who is competent to file a petition on the same grounds as those in the petition filed by the original applicant may apply to the Court to be substituted as applicant.

             (2)  If a person is substituted for the original applicant, the proceeding must be continued as if the person was the original applicant.



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