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High Court Amendment (Constitutional Writs and Other Matters) Rules 2018

High Court Amendment (Constitutional Writs and Other Matters) Rules 2018

 

These Rules were registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 17 October 2018 and commence on 1 November 2018. 
Following a review of the provisions in the High Court Rules 2004 relating to applications for writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus and quo warranto, the Justices of the High Court have agreed a number of amendments to Part 25 of the Rules to provide a more streamlined procedure for the filing and consideration of applications. The review included consultation with members of the legal profession through the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association.