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ADMINISTRATION ACT 1903 - SECT 144

144 .         Rules of Court

        (1)         The rules and forms in the Third Schedule until altered, added to or revoked by rules made under this Act, shall regulate the practice and procedure to which they relate.

        (2)         Except where otherwise provided, the practice and rules and scales of fees heretofore in force shall apply.

        (3)         The judges of the Supreme Court may make and prescribe all such rules, forms and fees as may be necessary or convenient to carry out the objects and purposes of this Act and in particular but without prejudice to the foregoing power may by rules — 

            (a)         alter, add to or revoke any of the rules or forms contained in the Third Schedule or the Appendix to the Schedule or any fees prescribed and in force at the coming into operation of the Administration Act Amendment Act 1954 1 ;

            (b)         prescribe what part of the business which may be transacted and of the jurisdiction which may be exercised by a judge in Chambers, may be transacted or exercised by a registrar or other officer of the Court.

        [Section 144 amended: No. 30 of 1954 s. 5; No. 57 of 1964 s. 13; No. 67 1979 s. 45.]

[ 145-148.         Deleted: No. 80 of 1973 s. 3.]

[First Schedule omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(f).]

[Second Schedule deleted: No. 80 of 1973 s. 3.]

[Third Schedule deleted: No. 19 of 2010 s. 6(2).]



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