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HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA ACT 1979


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Repeal  
   4.      Interpretation  
   4A.     Application of the Criminal Code  

   PART II--CONSTITUTION AND SEAT OF THE HIGH COURT

           Division 1--Justices of the High Court

   5.      The High Court  
   6.      Consultation with State Attorneys-General on appointment of Justices  
   7.      Qualification of Justices  
   8.      Seniority  
   9.      Acting Chief Justice  
   10.     Justices not to hold other office  
   11.     Oath or affirmation of allegiance and of office  
   12.     Salary and allowances  
   13.     Appropriation  

           Division 2--Seat of the High Court

   14.     Seat  
   15.     Places of sittings  
   16.     Judgment may be pronounced at any sitting  

   PART III--ADMINISTRATION OF THE HIGH COURT

   17.     Administration of the Court  
   18.     Chief Executive and Principal Registrar of the Court  
   19.     Functions and powers of the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar  
   20.     Terms and conditions of appointment  
   21.     Remuneration and allowances  
   22.     Leave of absence  
   23.     Resignation  
   24.     Termination of appointment  
   25.     Acting Chief Executive and Principal Registrar  
   26.     Officers and employees  
   27.     Marshal and Deputy Marshals  
   28.     Certain officers may administer oaths and affirmations  

   PART IV--REGISTRY AND PROCEDURE

   30.     Registry  
   31.     Transfer of proceedings  
   32.     Seals  
   33.     Writs etc.  
   34.     Date of process  

   PART V--FINANCE

   35.     Moneys appropriated for the Court  
   36.     Estimates  
   37.     Application of moneys appropriated for the Court  
   38.     Trust moneys  
   39.     Other moneys  
   40.     Limitation on contracts  
   41.     Accounts with ADIs  
   42.     Proper accounts to be kept  
   43.     Audit  
   44.     Exemption from taxation  

   PART VI--MISCELLANEOUS

   45.     Proceedings in respect of administration of the Court  
   46.     Exercise of powers of the Court in administrative matters  
   47.     Annual reports and financial statements  
   48.     Rules of Court  
   49.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE Schedule


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