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High Court Amendment (Electronic Filing and Others Matters) Rules 2019

The High Court Amendment (Electronic Filing and Other Matters) Rules 2019 were registered on 20 December 2020 and are available at https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2019L01677

Explanatory Statement

The Amendment Rules amend the High Court Rules 2004 to make provision for the electronic lodgment of documents in cases started on or after 1 January 2020.

The Amendment Rules also increase by 2.1% the amounts allowed in Schedule 2 of the Rules on the taxation of a bill of costs.  The 2.1% increase will apply in respect of all work done and services performed by solicitors after 31 December 2019.