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SUPREME COURT RULES 1970

- Made under the Supreme Court Act 1970
- As at 6 January 2017

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.1.    Name of Rules
   1.2.    Commencement
   1.3.7.  (Repealed)
   1.8.    Interpretation
   1.9.    Seals
   1.9A.   9B (Repealed)
   1.9C.   Filing prescribed bail forms by fax
   1.10.   10A (Repealed)
   1.11.   Forms
   1.11A.  12 (Repealed)
   1.13.   Procedure wanting or in doubt
   1.14.   (Repealed)

   PART 1A - SITTINGS AND VACATIONS

   1A.1.   Sittings
   1A.2.   Vacations
   1A.3.   (Repealed)

   PARTS 1B-11 - (Repealed)

           Parts 1B-11. None

   PART 12 - DISTRIBUTION OF BUSINESS

   12.1.   (Repealed)
   12.1A.  Procedure under particular Acts
   12.2.7. (Repealed)

   PART 13 - RECORDING AND BROADCAST OF JUDGMENTS REMARKS

   13.1.   Interpretation
   13.2.   Application for permission to record or broadcast judgment remarks
   13.3.   Manner in which recordings are to be made
   13.4.   Chief Justice may give directions concerning manner in which recordings to be made
   13.5.   Shared use of recordings by news media organisations

   PARTS 14-51A - (Repealed)

           Parts 14-51A. None

   PART 51B - APPEALS TO THE COURT UNDER PART 5 OF THE CRIMES (APPEAL AND REVIEW) ACT 2001

   51B.1.  Application
   51B.2.  Assignment of business
   51B.3.  Definitions
   51B.4.  (Repealed)
   51B.5.  Leave to appeal or cross-appeal
   51B.6.  Time for appeal
   51B.7.  Institution of appeal
   51B.8.  Statement of ground
   51B.9.  Transcript and reasons for decision
   51B.10. Parties
   51B.11. Service
   51B.12. Directions for service
   51B.13. Filing with tribunal below
   51B.14. Security for costs
   51B.15. Date of hearing of appeal
   51B.16. Amendment
   51B.17. Cross-appeal
   51B.18. Notice of contention

   PARTS 52-54 - (Repealed)

           Parts 52-54. None

   PART 55 - CONTEMPT

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   55.1.   Interpretation

           Division 2 - Contempt in the face or hearing of the Court

   55.2.   Arrest
   55.3.   Charge, defence and determination
   55.4.   Interim custody

           Division 3 - Motion or proceedings for punishment

   55.5.   Application
   55.6.   Procedure generally
   55.7.   Statement of charge
   55.8.   Evidence
   55.9.   Service
   55.10.  Arrest
   55.11.  Motion or proceedings by the registrar

           Division 4 - General

   55.12.  Warrant
   55.13.  Punishment
   55.14.  Discharge
   55.15.  (Repealed)

   PARTS 56-59A - (Repealed)

           Parts 56-59A. None

   PART 60 - ASSOCIATE JUDGES

           Division 1 - General

   60.1.   Interpretation
   60.1A.  Powers
   60.2.   Distribution of business
   60.3.   Judgment or order
   60.4.   Certificate
           Divisions 2, 3 - (Repealed)
   60.     None

           Division 4 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal

   60.17.  Cases for appeal

   PART 61 - REGISTRARS AND CHIEF CLERK

           Division 1 - Registrars

   61.1.4. (Repealed)
   61.4A.  Practice in registries outside Sydney

           Division 2 - (Repealed)

   61.     None

   PARTS 62-65 - (Repealed)

           Parts 62-65. None

   PART 65A - LEGAL PROFESSION

   65A.1.  (Repealed)
   65A.2.  Assignment of business
   65A.3.  Removal or suspension elsewhere
   65A.4.  (Repealed)
   65A.5.  Appeal: practising certificate
   65A.6.  Furnishing information
   65A.7.  Removal from Roll pursuant to s 48Z (5) of the Legal Profession Act 1987

   PART 65B - (Repealed)

   65B.    None

   PART 65C - ADMISSION AS LEGAL PRACTITIONER

           Division 1 - Application for admission

   65C.1.  Application by person approved by a Board
   65C.2.  Admission, other than of interstate applicant
   65C.3.  Interstate applicant, other than under the Mutual Recognition Act
   65C.4.  Application under the Mutual Recognition Act or the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act
   65C.5.  Administering oaths for other courts

           Division 2 - Referral under s 13A of the Legal Profession Act 1987

   65C.6.  Commencement of proceedings
   65C.7.  Application of rules
   65C.8.  Rights of professional bodies
   65C.9.  Directions
   65C.10. Evidence

   PARTS 66-68 - (Repealed)

           Parts 66-68. None

   PART 69 - INFANTS’ CUSTODY AND SETTLEMENTS ACT RULES

   69.1.   Custody etc
   69.2.   Assignment of business
           PARTS 70, 71 - (Repealed)
   71.     None

   PART 71A - SERVICE AND EXECUTION OF PROCESS ACT 1992 (COMMONWEALTH)

   71A.1.  Interpretation
   71A.2.  Commencement of proceedings
   71A.3.  Title and parties
   71A.4.  Where service not required
   71A.5.  Where attendance not required
   71A.6.  Enforcement proceedings
   71A.7.  Costs and expenses of registration etc
   71A.8.  Facsimile number and e-mail address

   PARTS 72-73 - (Repealed)

           Parts 72-73. None

   PART 74 - TRANSFERS OF PROCEEDINGS; CROSS-VESTING LAWS
   Divisions 1, 2 - (Repealed)

   74.     None

           Division 3 - Cross-vesting laws

   74.4.   Definitions
   74.5.   Mode of application
   74.6.   Addition above title
   74.7.   Attorney-General
   74.8.   Application relating to transfer
   74.9.   Application of other laws or rules

   PART 75 - CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

           Division 1 - General

   75.1.   Application
   75.1A.  Criminal Appeal Rules
   75.2.   Rules applicable
   75.3.   Rules applicable
   75.3AA. Forms approved by Uniform Rules Committee not to be used
   75.3A.  Children (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987
   75.3B.  Registrar may exercise certain powers and functions
   75.3C.  Evidence taken outside the State
   75.3D.  Form of indictment
   75.3E.3G.(Repealed)
   75.3H.  Election under s132 of Criminal Procedure Act 1986
   75.3HA. Criminal proceedings
   75.3I.  Return of exhibits
   75.3J.  Expert witnesses
   75.3K.  Conference between experts
   75.3L.  Recording of evidence
   75.3M.  Entry of judgments and orders

           Division 2 - Summary jurisdiction

   75.4.   Application
   75.5.   Interpretation
   75.5A.  (Repealed)
   75.6.   Rules applicable
   75.7.   Commencement of proceedings
   75.8.   Copies of order
   75.9.   Service
   75.10.  Evidence of service
   75.10A. Privilege
   75.11.  Pre-trial procedures
   75.11A. Procedure where defendant does not appear
   75.11B. Defendant to plead
   75.12.  (Repealed)
   75.13.  Termination of proceedings in a court of petty sessions
   75.14.  Arrest warrants
           PARTS 76, 77 - (Repealed)
   77.     None

   PART 78 - PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   78.1.   Definitions
   78.2.   Forms

           Division 2 - Commencement of proceedings

   78.3.   Publication of notice of intended application for probate or administration: section 42 of P&A Act
   78.4.   Publication of notice of intended application for reseal of foreign grant: section 109 of P&A Act
   78.5.   Commencement of proceedings by creditor
   78.6.   Cross-claims

           Division 3 - Non-contentious proceedings

              Subdivision 1 - General provisions in relation to non-contentious proceedings

   78.7.   Application of Division
   78.8.   Commencement of non-contentious proceedings
   78.9.   Disposal of non-contentious proceedings
   78.10.  Documents to accompany application for grant of probate or administration
   78.11.  Documents to accompany application for resealing of foreign grant
   78.12.  Supporting affidavits
   78.13.  Domicile outside New South Wales

              Subdivision 2 - Evidence in support in non-contentious applications

   78.14.  Informal testamentary documents
   78.15.  Will made prior to divorce
   78.16.  Delay
   78.17.  Application for grant of probate where named executor has renounced probate or reserved leave to apply
   78.18.  Application for grant of administration with will annexed where named executor has renounced probate
   78.19.  Application for grant of administration by some only of those entitled to administration
   78.20.  Affidavit in support of application for administration generally
   78.21.  Evidence in support of application for administration by de facto partner
   78.22.  Affidavit in support of application for administration-domestic partnerships
   78.23.  Administration bonds
   78.24.  Evidence in support of application for administration for the purposes only of Chapter 3 of the Succession Act 2006

              Subdivision 3 - Proof of wills in non-contentious proceedings

   78.25.  Application of Division
   78.26.  Will not sufficiently attested
   78.27.  Blind or illiterate testator’s will or will at another’s direction
   78.28.  Date of execution
   78.29.  Interlineations, obliterations and alterations
   78.30.  Documents referred to or attached
   78.31.  Part of will paper torn off or cut off
   78.32.  Burning, tearing or other sign of revocation
   78.33.  Inoperative will

           Division 4 - Contentious proceedings

   78.34.  Application of Division
   78.35.  Commencement of contentious proceedings
   78.36.  Admissions
   78.37.  Disputes as to standing

           Division 5 - Proceedings affecting other persons’ interests

   78.38.  Plaintiff sole executor
   78.39.  Notice of proceedings to be served on certain persons
   78.40.  Affidavit verifying consent

           Division 6 - Proceedings concerning informal testamentary documents

   78.41.  Application of Division
   78.42.  Consent of or notice to person affected
   78.43.  Appearance by person affected by informal testamentary document
   78.44.  Person affected by informal testamentary document becomes party on entering appearance
   78.45.  Persons who are bound by Court’s decision on informal testamentary document

           Division 7 - Proceedings for revocation of grant of probate or administration

   78.46.  Application
   78.47.  Commencement of proceedings with no defendant
   78.48.  Commencement of proceedings with defendant
   78.49.  Deposit of grant of probate or administration

           Division 8 - Proceedings for administration during minority

   78.50.  Administration during minority
   78.51.  Assigned guardian
   78.52.  Elected guardians

           Division 9 - Notices

              Subdivision 1 - Notice to apply for administration

   78.53.  Notice to apply for administration
   78.54.  Time for answer to notice

              Subdivision 2 - Notice to apply for probate

   78.55.  Notice to apply for probate
   78.56.  Time for answer to notice

              Subdivision 3 - Notice of proceedings

   78.57.  Notice of proceedings
   78.58.  Election to be a defendant
   78.59.  Proof of service of notice of proceedings
   78.60.  Persons served bound by certain orders and decisions

              Subdivision 4 - Notices served on persons under legal incapacity

   78.61.  Service on persons under legal incapacity
   78.62.  Notice to be answered by tutor
   78.63.  Appointment of tutor

              Subdivision 5 - General

   78.64.  Service generally
   78.65.  Assignment of case number

           Division 10 - Caveats

              Subdivision 1 - Caveat against grant of probate or administration

   78.66.  Caveat against grant of probate or administration

              Subdivision 2 - Caveat concerning an informal testamentary instrument

   78.67.  Caveat concerning an informal testamentary instrument

              Subdivision 3 - Caveat requiring proof in solemn form

   78.68.  Caveat requiring proof in solemn form

              Subdivision 4 - General

   78.69.  Duration of caveat
   78.70.  Withdrawal of caveat
   78.71.  Order that caveat cease to be in force
   78.72.  Certain proceedings to be commenced by statement of claim
   78.73.  Service of documents on caveator
   78.74.  Assignment of case number

           Division 11 - Accounts and commission

   78.75.  Definitions
   78.76.  Commencement of proceedings
   78.77.  Further requirements where applicant seeks commission
   78.78.  Objection prior to proceedings
   78.79.  Notice of proceedings
   78.80.  Sureties
   78.81.  Inspection and appearance
   78.82.  Vouching
   78.83.  Court may require further evidence, documents and notices
   78.84.  Certificate as to passing of accounts
   78.85.  Time for filing etc accounts under section 85 of P&A Act
   78.86.  Renunciation of commission under section 86 (3) of P&A Act
   78.87.  Reduction of excessive commission under section 86A of P&A Act
   78.88.  Notices and orders under section 87 of P&A Act
   78.89.  Order to file etc accounts

           Division 12 - Forms

   78.90.  Form of appointment: section 75A of P&A Act
   78.91.  Affidavit of additional assets: section 81A of P&A Act
   78.92.  Form of acknowledgment: section 83 of P&A Act
   78.93.  Form of notice of intended distribution

           Division 13 - Functions of registrar

   78.94.  
   PART 79 - COURT OF DISPUTED RETURNS

           Division 1 - General

   79.1.   Application of Part
   79.2.   Interpretation
   79.3.   (Repealed)
   79.4.   Application of rules
   79.5.   Appointment of solicitor

           Division 2 - Disputed elections and returns

   79.6.   Application of Division
   79.7.   Interpretation
   79.8.   Commencement of proceedings
   79.9.   Publication
   79.10.  Service of petition
   79.11.  Death of party
   79.12.  Respondent not opposing petition
   79.13.  Substitution of petitioner or respondent
   79.14.  Electoral Commissioner
   79.15.  Time limited for entry of appearance
   79.16.  No step without appearance
   79.17.  Particulars
   79.18.  Motions
   79.19.  Discontinuance
   79.20.  Lists of objections to votes
   79.21.  Respondent’s contention of undue election
   79.22.  Trial
   79.23.  Evidence generally

           Division 3 - Qualifications and vacancies

   79.24.  Application
   79.25.  Interpretation
   79.26.  (Repealed)
   79.27.  Transmitting of documents
   79.28.  Referring of question
   79.29.  Parties
   79.30.  Service
   79.31.  Publication

   PART 80 - COMPANIES (NEW SOUTH WALES) CODE AND CORPORATIONS LAW

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   80.1.   Interpretation
   80.1A.  Corporations Law
   80.1B.  Corporations Law: affidavit (s 459E (3))
   80.1C.  Corporations Law: affidavit (s 459Q (c))
   80.1D.  Corporations Law: affidavit (s 596C)

           Division 2 - Proceedings under the Code generally

   80.2.   Commencement of proceedings
   80.3.   Additions above title
   80.4.   Directing notice of any application etc
   80.5.   Leave to creditor etc to be heard etc
   80.6.   (Repealed)
   80.7.   Inquiry as to creditors
   80.8.   Registrar furnishing copy of summons etc

           Division 2A - Part II of the Code

   80.8A.  Appeal from Board (s 30R)

           Division 3 - Parts III-XI of the Code

   80.9.   Applications under ss 73, 118, 122, 123, 125, 133 and 175
   80.10.  Reduction of capital (s 123)
   80.11.  Reduction of capital: appointment for hearing (s 123)
   80.12.  Registration of transfer of shares etc (s 184)
   80.13.  (Repealed)
   80.14.  Compromise with creditors etc (ss 315, 317)
   80.15.  Oppression or injustice (s 320 (2))
   80.16.  Release of official manager (s 355)

           Division 4 - Part XII of the Code (winding up)

   80.17.  Company Index: search (s 363)
   80.18.  Application for a winding up order under s 364 (1)
   80.19.  Serial number: winding up
   80.20.  Notice of intention to appear
   80.21.  Substituted plaintiff in winding up application
   80.22.  Discontinuance
   80.22A. Notice to liquidator of appointment
   80.23.  Form of winding up order
   80.23A. (Repealed)
   80.24.  Stay of proceedings against company (s 367)
   80.24A. Validation of dispositions of property etc (s 368)
   80.25.  Proceedings against a Company after a winding up order (s 371)
   80.26.  Appointment of provisional liquidator (s 372)
   80.27.  Notice to liquidator of appointment
   80.28.  Notice of appointment of liquidator
   80.29.  Provisional liquidator (s 372)
   80.30.  Filling vacancy in office of liquidator (s 373)
   80.31.  Copy of report under s 375 (7) (a)
   80.32.  List of contributories (s 378 (1) (a))
   80.33.  Liquidator to file resolutions
   80.34.  (Repealed)
   80.35.  Release of liquidator (s 381)
   80.36.  Report by the liquidator to the Court: stay of winding up (s 383)
   80.37.  Special manager (s 385)
   80.38.  Accounting by special manager
   80.39.  Default of special manager
   80.40.  Requirement by liquidator to pay money etc (ss 384 (1) and 389)
   80.41.  Calls: sanction of committee of inspection (ss 384 (3), 389)
   80.42.  Application for leave to make a call (ss 384 (3), 389)
   80.43.  Filing notice of amount of call per share (ss 384 (3), 389)
   80.44.  Call on contributories (ss 384 (3), 389)
   80.45.  Application for order for payment of call (s 384 (3) (b))
   80.46.  Powers of liquidator (s 389)
   80.47.  Proceedings against company after voluntary winding up (ss 401, 402)
   80.48.  Complaints concerning liquidator (s 420 (1))
   80.49.  Report concerning liquidator (s 420 (2))
   80.50.  Resignation of liquidator (s 421)
   80.51.  (Repealed)
   80.52.  Report by the chairman to the Court: meeting of creditors etc (s 431)
   80.53.  Committee of inspection (s 432)
   80.54.  Filing proof of debt (s 438)
   80.55.  (Repealed)
   80.56.  Disclaimer (s 454)
   80.57.  Winding up of bodies other than companies (s 470)
   80.58.  Stay of proceedings against body other than a Company (s 472)

           Division 5 - Part XIV of the Code (miscellaneous)

   80.59.  Security for costs: plaintiff corporation (s 533)
   80.60.  (Repealed)
   80.61.  Appeal from liquidator etc (s 538)
   80.61A. Irregularities (s 539)
   80.62.  Examination of person concerned with corporation (s 541)
   80.63.  Default in relation to an examination

           Division 6 - Meetings ordered by the Court

   80.64.  Application of regulations

   PART 80A - CORPORATIONS LAW AND ASC LAW

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   80A.1A. (Repealed)
   80A.1.  Interpretation
   80A.2.  Application
   80A.3.  Commencement of proceedings
   80A.4.  Registration of transfer of shares etc (s 1092 (3))

           Division 2 - Proceedings generally

   80A.5.  Additional powers of the Court
   80A.6.  (Repealed)
   80A.7.  Inquiry as to creditors etc
   80A.8.  Registrar furnishing copy of summons etc
   80A.9.  Notice of intention to appear

           Division 3 - Advertisement

   80A.10. Advertisement and inspection of certain applications

           Division 4 - Notice to ASIC

   80A.11. Service of certain applications
           Divisions 5, 6 - (Repealed)
   80A.    None

           Division 6A - Remuneration of receiver, administrator and special manager

   80A.13A.Remuneration of receiver (s 425 (1))
   80A.13B.Remuneration of administrator (s 449E (1))
   80A.13C.Remuneration of special manager (s 484 (2))

           Division 7 - Winding up

   80A.14. Index: search
   80A.15. Form of affidavit in support of statutory demand (s 459E (3))
   80A.16. Form of affidavit in support of an application to wind up relying on failure to comply with statutory demand (s 459Q (c))
   80A.17. Time prescribed (s 465C)
   80A.18. Evidence in support of winding up application
   80A.19. Discontinuance (ss 459 and 461)
   80A.20. Service of notice of appointment of liquidator or provisional liquidator
   80A.21. Appeal from registrar: winding up order
   80A.22. Remuneration of provisional liquidator (s 473 (2))
   80A.23. Remuneration of liquidator (s 473 (3))
   80A.24. Copy of a report under s 475 (7) (a)
   80A.25. Report by the liquidator to the Court: stay of winding up (s 482 (2))
   80A.26. Special manager (s 484)
   80A.27. Accounting by special manager (s 484 (2) (a))
   80A.28. Default of special manager
   80A.29. Complaints concerning liquidator or provisional liquidator (s 536 (1))
   80A.30. Report concerning liquidator or provisional liquidator (s 536 (2))
   80A.31. Report by the chairman to the Court: meeting of creditors etc (s 547)
   80A.32. Appeal from liquidator etc (s 1321)
   80A.33. Release of liquidator (s 480)
   80A.34. Exercise of Court’s power by liquidator (s 488 (1))
   80A.35. Destruction of books (s 542 (3) (a))

           Division 8 - Examinations

   80A.36. Examination of persons concerned with corporations (Part 5.9 Division 1)
   80A.37. Default in relation to an examination

           Division 9 - Winding up of bodies other than companies

   80A.38. Winding up of bodies other than companies (s 583)

   PART 81 - (Repealed)

   81.     None

   PART 82 - PUBLIC NOTARIES ACT 1997

   82.1.   Interpretation
   82.2.   Application by person approved by Board
   82.3.   Appointment in the absence of the public etc
   82.4.   Taking oath etc
   82.5.   Particulars to be entered in the roll
   82.6.   (Repealed)
   82.7.   Application under the Mutual Recognition Act
   82.8.   Certificate of appointment

   PART 83 - (Repealed)

   83.     None

   PART 84 - CRIMES (ADMINISTRATION OF SENTENCES) ACT 1999

   84.1.   Application by offender for direction relating to decision of Parole Authority
   84.2.   Application by State for direction relating to decision of Parole Authority
   84.3.   Secretary of Parole Authority to forward documents to Registrar
           Schedules A-C - (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE D
           Schedule E (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE F
           SCHEDULE G
           SCHEDULE G1
           Schedules H, I - (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE J
           Schedule K (Repealed)


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