FILING OF DOCUMENTS
—(1) Subject to this regulation, filing of a document with the Secretary shall be effected by lodging the document at the Registry at a time when that office is open for business and when the document is accepted for filing by the Secretary or any officer charged with the duty of receiving and filing any documents.
(2) The Secretary, or any officer charged with the duty of receiving and filing any documents, may refuse to accept a document for filing if the document does not substantially comply with the provisions of these Regulations applicable in relation to the document.
(3) The Secretary, or any officer charged with the duty of receiving and filing any documents, shall refuse to accept —
any notice under regulation 16(2)(d); or
any application or reference to a Tribunal made under any provision of the Act,
if the filing fee of $200 has not been paid in respect thereof.
(4) Where the president or a deputy president has directed that, in respect of each document filed with the Secretary that is included in a specified class of documents, a specified number of copies of the document shall be filed, a person filing a document that is included in that class shall be required to file that number of copies of the document.
—(1) Unless the nature of the document renders it impracticable, every document prepared by a party for use in a proceeding must be on paper of durable quality, approximately 297 millimetres long by 210 millimetres wide, having a margin not less than 20 millimetres wide to be left blank on either side of the paper.
(2) Except where these Regulations otherwise provide, every document prepared by a party for use in a proceeding must be produced by printing, writing (which must be clear and legible) or typewriting otherwise than by means of a carbon, or produced partly by one of those means and partly by another or others of them.
(3) For the purpose of these Regulations, a document shall be deemed to be printed if it is produced by type lithography or stencil duplicating.
(4) Any type used in producing a document for use in a proceeding shall be such as to give a clear and legible impression and must be not smaller than 11 point type for printing or elite type for type lithography, stencil duplicating or typewriting.
(5) Any document produced by a photographic or similar process giving a positive and permanent representation free from blemishes shall, to the extent that it contains a facsimile of any printed, written or typewritten matter, be treated for the purposes of these Regulations as if it were printed, written or typewritten, as the case may be.
8. Every document filed with the Secretary, if not in the English language, shall be accompanied by a translation thereof verified by an affidavit of a person who is qualified to translate the document as if it is to be received, filed or used in the Subordinate Courts.
—(1) Every document filed with the Secretary in any proceedings shall show the date on which the document was filed.
(2) Particulars of the time of delivery at the Registry of any document for filing, the date of the document and the title of the proceeding of which the document forms part shall be entered in appropriate books kept in the Registry for the purpose.
(3) Where —
a person is required by or under these Regulations to serve on another person a sealed copy of a document filed with the Secretary; and
a copy of the document is lodged by or on behalf of that person with the Secretary,
the Secretary or any person charged with the duty of receiving and filing any documents shall cause the document to be sealed and returned to the person by whom it was lodged.
—(1) A person who files with the Secretary a document instituting, or relating to, a proceeding shall specify in the document an address for service.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply in relation to a document filed in connection with a proceeding if the person filing the document has previously filed a document with the Secretary in connection with that proceeding specifying such an address.
(3) A person who has, in connection with a proceeding, filed with the Secretary a document specifying an address for service may at any time file with the Secretary a notice, in writing addressed to the Secretary and signed by or on behalf of the person, specifying a new address for service.
(4) A person filing a notice in accordance with paragraph (3) shall cause a copy of the notice to be served on every party to the proceedings within 7 days after the notice is filed.
(5) A reference in these Regulations to a document specifying an address for service in relation to a person shall, in relation to a person who has filed a notice in accordance with paragraph (3), be read as a reference to the notice or, if the person has filed more than one such notice, be read as a reference to the later or latest of those notices.