Service of Federal Court documents outside Australia


Practitioners in Australia should be aware that, pursuant to Practice Note No 13 (4 September 2008), the Federal Court requires a party applying for leave to serve originating process or other documents outside Australia to support the application with evidence of information obtained from the Private International Law Section of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department in relation to the appropriate method of transmitting documents for service, including certain specified information.  See the Practice Note for further details.