New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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11.13 Application

(cf SCR Part 57, rule 1)

(1) Subject to subrule (2), this Division applies to the service in the State of any document that is required in connection with civil proceedings pending before a court outside the State, where--
(a) a letter of request from the court has been received by the principal registrar of the Supreme Court, and
(b) either--
(i) the request is for service pursuant to a convention, or
(ii) the Attorney General, or some other person authorised by the Attorney General for the purposes of this rule, certifies that effect ought to be given to the request.
(2) This Division does not apply to the service in this State of any foreign judicial document (within the meaning of Part 11A) in accordance with a request for service made under the Hague Convention.
Note : Division 4 of Part 11A deals with the service in New South Wales of foreign judicial documents originating in countries that are parties to the Hague Convention.

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