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1992 No. 79 RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (AMENDMENT) - RULE 4

4. Order 66 (Documents style)
  4.1   Omit the heading, substitute:

                         "DOCUMENTS".

  4.2   Heading to Division 1:

Before rule 1.01, insert:
                      "Division 1-Style".

  4.3   Add at the end:

Signature on behalf of solicitor

"10.01 If the signature of a solicitor is required, or permitted, on any
document for the purpose of any proceedings, the signature on the document of
any of the following persons is sufficient for that purpose:

   (a)  a solicitor who is a partner of the solicitor;

   (b)  a solicitor who is the agent of the solicitor, for the purpose of the
        proceedings;

   (c)  a solicitor who is a partner of the agent of the solicitor;

   (d)  a solicitor who is employed by the solicitor;

   (e)  a solicitor who is employed by the agent of the solicitor.

"10.02. A person signing a document under this rule must add to the document a
statement of the capacity in which the person signs the document.

"Division 2-Inspection Restriction on inspection of Registry files

"11.01 Except with leave of the Court, or of a Judge, a person who is not a
party to a matter is not entitled to inspect, or search the Registry for, any
of the following documents in relation to that matter:

   (a)  any judgment, order, transcript of a proceeding or any other document
        that the Court, or a Judge, has ordered to be kept confidential;

   (b)  an affidavit that has not been read in Court;

   (c)  any part of an affidavit that has been ruled to be inadmissible in
        evidence;

   (d)  an interrogatory, or an answer to an interrogatory, that has not been
        admitted into evidence;

   (e)  a list of documents given on discovery;

   (f)  an admission that has not been admitted into evidence;

   (g)  a subpoena, or any document filed with the Registrar in answer to a
        subpoena for production of documents;

   (h)  any document in relation to a proceeding in respect of the adoption,
        custody or guardianship of a child;

   (i)  any document in relation to a proceeding under the
        Family Law Act 1975;

   (j)  any document filed with the Court in the Court s probate jurisdiction
        other than:

        (i)    a grant of probate or of letters of administration; or

        (ii)   an order to administer an estate; or

        (iii)  proceedings in relation to a contested matter;

   (k)  a deposition taken before an examiner;

   (l)  any document filed with the Court in support of an ex parte
        application;

   (m)  any document that the Registrar has determined should remain
        confidential to the parties to the matter in the interests of justice.

"11.02 Except with leave of the Court, or of a Judge, a party to a matter is
not entitled to inspect, or search the Registry for, a subpoena issued at the
request of another party.

"11.03 Except with leave of the Court, or of a Judge, a party to a matter is
not entitled to inspect, or search the Registry for, a document filed to
support an application for:

   (a)  any document, evidence or thing to be kept confidential; or

   (b)  any document or thing to be granted privilege from production.". 


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