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Application for leave to institute proceedings after vexatious proceedings order made

             (1)  This rule applies if the court has made an order under:

                     (a)  subsection 102QB(2) of the Act; or

                     (b)  any of the following, as in force immediately before the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Act 2012 :

                              (i)  paragraph 118(1)(c) or subsection 118(2) of the Act;

                             (ii)  paragraph 11.04(1)(b) of these Rules;

and the person against whom the order was made applies for leave to institute or continue proceedings.

             (2)  An application under subsection 102QE(2) of the Act must be:

                     (a)  in the form of an Application in a Case; and

                     (b)  made without notice to any other party.

Note:          For the contents of the affidavit that must be filed with the application, see subsection 102QE(3) of the Act.

             (3)  On the first court date for the application, the court may:

                     (a)  dismiss the application; or

                     (b)  order the person to:

                              (i)  serve the application and affidavit; and

                             (ii)  file and serve any further affidavits in support of the application; and

                            (iii)  list the application for hearing.

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