Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Amendment (Examination Summons and Other Measures) Rules 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01603

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
 
Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Amendment (Examination Summons and Other Measures) Rules 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 186, 2014
We, Judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, make the following Rules.
 
Dated 17 November 2014
Chief Judge Pascoe
Altobelli
Baker
Barnes
Baumann
Bender
Brewster
Brown
Burchardt
Cameron
Cassidy
Coker
Cole
Connolly
Curtain
Demack
Donald
Driver
Dunkley
Halligan
Harland
Hartnett
Howard
Jones
Kelly
Lloyd-Jones
Lucev
McGuire
Manousaridis
Mead
Myers
Neville
O’Sullivan
Phipps
Riethmuller
Riley
Roberts
Simpson
Stewart
L Turner
Willis
Whelan
Judges of the Federal Circuit
Court of Australia
Richard Foster
Chief Executive Officer
  
  
Contents
1............ Name................................................................................................... 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2006                                                   2
 
1  Name
                   These are the Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Amendment (Examination Summons and Other Measures) Rules 2014.
2  Commencement
                   These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.
3  Authority
                   These Rules are made under the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.
4  Schedules
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to these Rules is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to these Rules has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Federal Circuit Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2006
1  Rule 6.12 (heading)
Repeal the heading, substitute:
6.12  Discharge of summons on application
2  At the end of rule 6.12
Add:
             (3)  The order to discharge the summons may be made by the Court or a Registrar.
3  Subrules 6.13(5) and (6)
Repeal the subrules, substitute:
             (5)  If the supporting affidavit is lodged with a Registry for filing (other than by being sent to the Registry by electronic communication), it may be filed in a sealed envelope marked “Affidavit supporting application for summons for examination under subsection 81(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”.
             (6)  If the supporting affidavit is sent by electronic communication to a Registry for filing:
                     (a)  the affidavit may be marked “Confidential”; and
                     (b)  if the affidavit is so marked—the accompanying explanation must state that the affidavit is a “confidential affidavit supporting an application for summons for examination under subsection 81(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”.
             (7)  If the supporting affidavit is:
                     (a)  filed in a sealed envelope in accordance with subrule (5); or
                     (b)  marked “Confidential” as permitted by paragraph (6)(a);
the Registrar must not make it available for public inspection.
4  Rule 6.17 (heading)
Repeal the heading, substitute:
6.17  Discharge of summons on application
5  At the end of rule 6.17
Add:
             (3)  The order to discharge the summons may be made by the Court or a Registrar.
6  Schedule 1 (Form 6, Part 1, paragraph 5)
Omit “Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia”, substitute “Australian Financial Security Authority”.
7  Schedule 2 (after table item 12)
Insert:
12A
subsection 55(3B)
Power to direct an Official Receiver to accept or reject a debtor’s petition