Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (General Federal Law) Amendment
The new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (General Federal Law) Amendment (2022 Measures No. 1) Rules 2022 amend the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (General Federal Law) Rules 2021 in relation to the transfer of proceedings from the FCFCOA (Division 2) to the Federal Court of Australia. These rule amendments, and the concurrently made Federal Court Legislation Amendment Rules 2022, formalise the current arrangements of conferral between the Heads of Jurisdiction prior to a matter being transferred to or by either court. The amendments commenced on 4 January 2023.
Part 2 of the rule amendments repeals Schedule 2 to the Rules and replaces it with a new Schedule which contains updated amounts for each Item in the tables that comprise the scales of costs in general federal law and migration proceedings. Part 2 commenced on 1 January 2023.
For further information see the explanatory statement here.
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