Practice Note CM 4

PA Keane, Chief Justice 01 August 2011

This Practice Note is REVOKED

On 25 October 2016, as part of the National Court Framework reforms, all existing practice documents were revoked and new national practice notes were issued, effective immediately.

To assist Court users to understand these practice note changes, the Court has prepared:

Costs - Lump sum costs under Rule 40.02(b) of the Federal Court Rules

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1.  This Practice Note applies to applications under Rule 40.02(b) of the Federal Court Rules 2011 for an order specifying a lump sum of costs.

2.  An application under Rule 40.02(b) must be accompanied by an affidavit stating:

(a)  the amount of the lump sum sought to be specified in the order; and

(b)  how the lump sum has been arrived at and how it is justified.