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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 2005 - REG 3.5
(1) In this rule,
"document" means a document submitted for filing in accordance with rule 3.4
and includes any attachment that forms part of or accompanies that document.
(2) This rule applies to any document that may be, or is required to be,
uploaded and submitted for filing by Online Registry.
(3) A true and complete
copy of the document must be uploaded in a format that is permitted by
(4) Each document uploaded must be accurately described.
(5) If the document is an affidavit, the description of the document must
include the name of the deponent and the date that the affidavit was sworn or
(6) If a document that is required to be signed under rule 4.4 is
uploaded, the document must be a scanned copy that includes a clear, legible
copy of the signature of the person who signed the document.
(7) If an
affidavit or statement of evidence is uploaded, it must include--
(a) a clear,
legible copy of the signature of the deponent of the affidavit or person
making the statement, and
(b) if the document has been witnessed, a clear
legible copy of the signature of the witness, and
(c) if the document is an
affidavit executed in New South Wales, a duly completed certificate under the
Oaths Act 1900 .
(8) A person who has filed a document by uploading it is
taken to have agreed that, if the court so requires, he or she will file the
original document in accordance with the court's directions.
(9) The original
signed copy of a document filed under this rule must be kept until the later
of the following--
(a) 2 years from after the date that proceedings in which
the document was filed are determined by judgment, order or discontinuance, or
(b) if the proceedings in which the document was filed is appealed, 2 years
after the date that appeal is determined by judgment, order or discontinuance,
(c) 2 years after the date the document was filed.
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