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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 (SLI NO 134 OF 2011) - RULE 2.22

Faxing a document

         (1)   A document that is faxed to a Registry for filing must:

                (a)    be sent to a fax number approved by the Registrar; and

               (b)    be accompanied by a cover sheet clearly stating:

                          (i)    the sender's name, postal address, telephone number, fax number (if any) and email address (if any);

                         (ii)    the number of pages sent; and

                        (iii)    the action required in relation to the document.

         (2)   A document must not be faxed to a Registry if it is more than 20 pages.

         (3)   The sender of the document must:

                (a)    keep the original document and the transmission report showing that the document was faxed successfully; and

               (b)    produce the original document or transmission report if ordered to do so by the Court.

Note 1    If the document is accepted in the Registry, the Registrar will return a copy of the document by fax to the fax number stated on the cover sheet.

Note 2    Details of the opening times for each District Registry are on the Court's website at

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