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Practice Note No. 86

REPEALED - Use of Extrinsic Material in the Interpretation of an Act or Statutory Instrument or a Commonwealth Act


Date:
08/23/1995










    PRACTICE NOTE NO 86


    Use of Extrinsic Material in the Interpretation of an Act or Statutory Instrument or a Commonwealth Act



    Practice Note No 31 is rescinded.

    Where, in proceedings in the Court, a party intends to rely on extrinsic material pursuant to s34 of the Interpretation Act 1987, or s15AB of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 of the Commonwealth, that party shall, not later than a reasonable time before the occasion for using it arises, give to any other party and to the registrar -

    (a) written notice of intention, specifying the material on which it is intended to rely; and
    (b) a copy of the material.

    Failure to do so may result in an adjournment and orders for payment of costs wasted by the adjournment.

    Subsection (2) of each section provides guidance as to what may constitute extrinsic material.

    Chief Justice

    23 August 1995





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