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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 36.51

Appeal books

             (1)  An appellant must file:

                     (a)  if the appeal is to a single Judge--2 appeal books; or

                     (b)  if an appeal is to the Full Court--4 appeal books.

             (2)  If the Full Court for an appeal consists of more than 3 judges, the appellant must apply to the Registrar for a direction about how many appeal books must be filed.

             (3)  An appeal book must comprise 3 parts, designated as Parts A, B and C.

             (4)  An appeal book must:

                     (a)  have an index to Part A; and

                     (b)  contain only the material mentioned in this Division.

             (5)  If material is included in an appeal book that is not mentioned in this Division, the party who includes or requests the inclusion of the material:

                     (a)  is not entitled to any costs relating to the inclusion of the material; and

                     (b)  must pay any costs incurred by any other party to the appeal as a result of the inclusion of the material.

             (6)  A lawyer representing a party who includes in an appeal book material to which subrule (5) applies is not entitled to recover from the lawyer's client any costs incurred by the inclusion of the material.



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