High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)

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High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 96
We, Justices of the High Court of Australia, make the following Rules of Court under the Judiciary Act 1903, Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976 and High Court of Australia Act 1979.
Dated 31 May 2012
R. S. FRENCH
W. M. C. GUMMOW
K. M. HAYNE
J. D. HEYDON
S. M. CRENNAN
S. M. KIEFEL
V. M. BELL
 
 
Justices of the
High Court of Australia
A. M. Phelan
Chief Executive and
Principal Registrar
1              Name of Rules
                These Rules are the High Court Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                These Rules commence on 1 July 2012.
3              Amendment of High Court Rules 2004
                Schedule 1 amends the High Court Rules 2004.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
 
[1]           Rule 25.13
after first mention of
habeas corpus
insert
should not issue
[2]           Rule 42.13.16
omit
10
insert
12
[3]           Rule 44.02.1
omit
28
insert
35
[4]           Rule 44.05.2
omit
7
insert
14
[5]           After rule 44.05.4
insert
44.05.5   Written submissions in reply must be in Form 27E.
[6]           Rule 44.06, heading
substitute
44.06      Annotated form of written submissions and chronology
[7]           Rule 44.06.1
after
submissions
insert
and chronology,
[8]           Chapter 4, after Part 44
insert
Part 45               Judiciary Act 1903—section 78B notice in appeals or applications for leave or special leave to appeal referred to an enlarged Court for hearing as if on appeal 
  
45.01      Filing notice
45.01.1    This rule applies to an appeal or an application for leave or special leave to appeal, referred to an enlarged Court for hearing as if on appeal, pending in the Court.
45.01.2    If a proceeding mentioned in rule 45.01.1 involves a matter arising under the Constitution or involving its interpretation within the meaning of section 78B of the Judiciary Act 1903, the party or intervener who raises the matter must file a notice of a constitutional matter in the office of the Registry in which the matter is pending.
45.01.3    The notice of a constitutional matter must be in Form 1.
45.02      Serving notice
                The party or intervener who raises the constitutional matter, or any other party as the Court or a Justice may direct, must:
                (a)    file notice of a constitutional matter; and
               (b)    serve a copy of the notice on every other party and on the Attorneys‑General of the Commonwealth, the States, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory:
                          (i)    if the matter arises in the notice of appeal—within 21 days after the notice of appeal is filed; or
                         (ii)    if the matter arises in the application for leave or special leave to appeal—within 35 days after the application is referred to an enlarged Court; or
                        (iii)    if the matter arises in a notice of cross-appeal or a notice of contention—within 7 days after the notice of cross-appeal or notice of contention is filed; or
                        (iv)    otherwise—within the time that the Court or a Justice directs.
45.03      Affidavit of service and provision of documents
                The party or intervener who serves notice of the constitutional matter:
                (a)    must file an affidavit of service of the notice of the constitutional matter, proving compliance with rule 45.02, within 2 days after service and not later than 2 days before the date appointed for the hearing of the appeal or application; and
               (b)    must, on request, and as soon as reasonably practicable, supply to any person giving notice of intention to intervene or seek leave to intervene or appear, 2 copies of all relevant documents and books filed in the appeal or application.
[9]           Schedule 1, table
substitute
Title
Form
Rule

Notice of a constitutional matter
1
5.01.3

45.01.3

Judgment
2
8.01.1

Order
3
8.01.2

Consent
4
8.04.2

Arrest warrant
5
11.03.2

Committal warrant
6
11.03.3

Notice of appearance
7
23.01.3

 
 
31.01.1

 
 
41.04.2

 
 
42.06.2

Submitting appearance
8
23.02

 
 
41.04.3

 
 
42.06.3

Conditional appearance
9
23.03.2

Subpoena to give evidence
10
24.02.2

Subpoena to give evidence and produce documents
11
24.02.3

Application for an order to show cause
12
25.01

Writ of certiorari
13
25.06.3

Writ of mandamus
14
25.08.2

Writ of habeas corpus
15
25.09.3

Writ of prohibition
16
25.20

Application for removal
17
26.01

Applicant’s summary of argument
18
26.03.2

 
 
41.05.2

 
 
41.10.3

Respondent’s summary of argument
19
26.04.2

 
 
41.06.2

Writ of summons
20
27.01

Summons
21
57.05.2

Election petition
22
30.01

Application for leave or special leave to appeal
23
41.01.1

Notice of appeal
24
41.05.3

 
 
41.10.2

 
 
42.02.1

Notice of discontinuance
25
41.12.1

 
 
42.14.1

Notice of cross‑appeal
26
42.08.2

Notice of contention
27
42.08.5

Appellant’s submissions
27A
44.02.2

Appellant’s chronology
27B
44.02.3

Intervener’s submissions
27C
44.04.4

Respondent’s submissions
27D
44.03.3

Appellant’s reply
27E
44.05.5

Bill of costs
28
54.02.01

Certificate of taxation
29
57.04.3

[10]         Schedule 1, Form 12
omit
applicant
insert
plaintiff
[11]         Schedule 1, Form 27A, after Part VIII
insert
Part IX:          [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the appellant’s oral argument.]
[12]         Schedule 1, Form 27C, after Part V
insert
Part VI:          [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the intervener’s oral argument.]
[13]         Schedule 1, Form 27D, after Part VII
insert
Part VIII:       [An estimate of the number of hours required for the presentation of the respondent’s oral argument.]
[14]         Schedule 1, after Form 27D
insert
Form 27E   Appellant’s Reply
(rule 44.05.5)
 
IN THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA  No. of 20—
[    ] REGISTRY
 
BETWEEN:                                                     AB
                                                                                  Appellant
 
                                                                                  and
 
                                                                        CD
 
                                                                                  Respondent
 
APPELLANT’S REPLY
Part I:             [Certification that the reply or the redacted version of the reply (as the case requires) is in a form suitable for publication on the Internet.]
Part II:           [A concise reply to the argument of the respondent.]
Dated:  [e.g., 6 October 2003]
                                                                  ................(signed)...............
[Senior legal practitioner
presenting the case in Court,
or appellant if unrepresented]
 
Name:
Telephone:
Facsimile:
Email:
 
Note
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