Impending Changes to Forms

Under the Federal Court Rules 2011

Forms under the Federal Court Rules IN DRAFT will be pre-published here for the benefit of Precedents Managers. Please note, forms should not be used until they have been approved and published in  the 'Forms' section in final form.

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Commencement 25 October 2016

Commencement 3 September 2014

Form Number: 43B, 43C, 55B, 55C, 98B, 98C

Download: Forms (zipped) with track changes

Commencement 28 October 2013

Form Number: 127

Purpose: Change an error in the heading of the table in which details of each item for which a fee is claimed are made referring to "Schedule 2" of the Federal Court Rules 2011, rather than Schedule 3 to those Rules which sets out the costs allowable for work done and services performed by lawyers in a proceeding in the Court.

Download: Form 127

Commencement 9 October 2013

Form Number: 21

Purpose: Inserts an address to which the completed form should be sent

Download: Form 21 with track changes (docx)

Commencement: 9 May 2013

Purpose: various minor changes

Form Numbers: 8, 15, 41, 43B, 43C, 50, 55B, 55C, 59, 67, 69, 72, 75, 76, 79, 80, 81, 92, 93, 95, 98B, 98C, 117, 118, 122, 123, 127, 132

Instruction: The "form approved" date in the footer will be inserted once the forms are formally approved

Download: Draft forms (zipped doc - with track changes)


* 10 May 2013: there has been an additional change to form 117: the word "judgement" has been corrected to "judgment"

Commencement: Friday 12 April 2013

Purpose: Changes the "Federal Magistrates Court" to the "Federal Circuit Court of Australia", and other minor changes.

Forms: 49 & 121 (doc - with track changes)