Justices not to hold other office........................................................... 11.......... Oath or affirmation of allegiance and of office.................................... 12.......... Salary and allowances......................................................................... 13.......... Appropriation.....................................................................................                                                                     Â.              (5)  The Court may appoint committees consisting of Justices, or of Justices and other persons, for the purpose of advising the Court in relation to:                      (a)  the exercise of the powers of the Court under this Act; or. See also.                      (b)  a body corporate that is an ADI for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 and that is approved in writing for the purposes of the provision in which the expression occurs:                               (i)  by the Treasurer; or,                              (ii)  by a person authorised in writing by the Treasurer to give the approval; or. (6)  Notwithstanding anything in subsections (1) to (5), the admiralty jurisdiction of the General Division of the High Court shall not be invoked by an action in rem in the case of any such claim as is mentioned in section 3(1)(.                      (b)  in payment of any remuneration and allowances payable under this Act to any person other than a Justice. 43, 1996; No. (7)  The claims to which this section applies are claims for damage, loss of life or personal injury arising out of a collision between ships or out of the carrying out of or omission to carry out a manoeuvre in the case of one or more of 2 or more ships or out of non-compliance, on the part of one or more of 2 or more ships, with the collision regulations.              (4)  Subsection 7(9) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973 has effect in relation to the remuneration and allowances payable to the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar, as if the High Court were a public statutory corporation and the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar held an office in the service of that corporation. (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) shall apply to counter-claims (not being counter-claims in proceedings arising out of the same incident or series of incidents) as they apply to actions in personam, but as if the references to the plaintiff and the defendant were respectively references to the plaintiff on the counter-claim and the defendant to the counter-claim. (5)  Subject to subsection (2), the General Division of the High Court shall have jurisdiction to entertain an action in personam to enforce a claim to which this section applies whenever any of the conditions specified in subsection (1)(.                    There shall be a Chief Executive and Principal Registrar of the High Court, who shall be appointed by the Governor‑General upon the nomination of the Court. 1) 1999, Sch 6 (items 21–24) and Sch 8 (item 21): 17 June 1999 (s 3(1)), Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 1999, Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999, Sch 1 (items 511–514): 5 Dec 1999 (s 2(1), (2)), Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001, s 4(1), (2) and Sch 31: 24 May 2001 (s 2(1)(a)), Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001, Sch 1 (items 62, 97): 29 Oct 2001 (s 2(1)), Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2005, Sch 2 (items 125–129, 174): 22 Feb 2005 (s 2(1) item 12), Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014, Sch 9 (items 159, 160) and Sch 14: 1 July 2014 (s 2(1) items 6, 14), Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Act (No. 13, 1994; No. Duties of Registrar 4. High Court and any court of a status similar to the High Court; ‘‘thisAct’’ includes any regulation. Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration, which last week asked the high court to modify its 9 October order scrapping the Roshni Act, based its decision on negative feedback from local residents fearing loss of land and livelihood, ThePrint has learnt. Long title: An Act to amend the High Court Act. (5)  Nothing in subsection (4) shall be construed as extending the cases in which money or property is recoverable under any of the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act (Cap.              (3)  A power so delegated, when exercised by the delegate or delegates, shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been exercised by the Court. 25  Acting Chief Executive and Principal Registrar.              (2)  The Rules of Court may make provision for the transmission of documents between offices of the Registry of the Court, including transmission by telegraph, telex or any similar means of communication. 63, 1984; No. (4)  In the case of any such claim as is mentioned in section 3(1)(, the claim arises in connection with a ship; and. There is no clause in the Letters Patent of Lahore High Court similar to Cl.              (7)  In the performance of his or her functions and the exercise of his or her powers the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar shall comply with any directions given to him or her by the Court. (authorised deposit‑taking institution) means:                      (b)  a body corporate that is an ADI for the purposes of the. 11  Oath or affirmation of allegiance and of office.              (5)  The Chief Justice may arrange with the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia for an officer or officers of the Federal Court of Australia to perform on behalf of the High Court at an office or offices of the Registry of the High Court referred to in the arrangement all or any of the functions referred to in subsection (6). The right of appeal is an important part of Hong Kong's legal system, for it allows a higher court to review the judgment of a lower court. 13, 1994; No.              (1)  The Chief Executive and Principal Registrar may, on behalf of and in the name of the High Court, open and maintain an account or accounts with an ADI or ADIs and shall maintain at all times at least one such account.                    A person who is appointed as a Justice after the commencement of this Act shall, before proceeding to discharge the duties of his or her office, take an oath or make an affirmation in accordance with the form in the Schedule. 47  Annual reports and financial statements. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. Effect of non-compliance 6.                      (b)  during any period, or during all periods, when the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar is absent from duty or from Australia or is, for any other reason, unable to perform the duties of his or her office; but a person appointed to act during a vacancy shall not continue so to act for more than 12 months.              (3)  There shall be an office of the Registry at the seat of the Court, at the capital city of each State, at Darwin in the Northern Territory and at such other places as the Court deems necessary. Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments. means a Deputy Marshal of the Court appointed under subsection 26(1).                      (c)  in any other manner approved by the Finance Minister.              (1)  The Chief Executive and Principal Registrar has the function of acting on behalf of, and assisting, the Justices in the administration of the affairs of the High Court under section 17 and has such other functions as are conferred on him or her by this Act or are assigned to him or her by the Court. 43, 1996. s 25...................................... am No.              (1)  Subject to this section, the powers of the High Court under this Act may be exercised by the Justices or by a majority of them. means Rules of Court under section 86 of the. The High Court................................................................................... 6............ Consultation with State Attorneys‑General on appointment of Justices. High Court Act.              (8)  Nothing in this section affects the power of the Court to punish contempts of the Court. Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.                      (b)  he or she has been enrolled as a barrister or solicitor, as a barrister and solicitor, or as a legal practitioner, of the High Court or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory for not less than 5 years. Functions and powers of the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar.              (4)  Where a person is acting as Chief Executive and Principal Registrar in accordance with paragraph (1)(b) and the office of Chief Executive and Principal Registrar becomes vacant while that person is so acting, then, subject to subsection (2), that person may continue so to act until the Court otherwise directs, the vacancy is filled or a period of 12 months from the date on which the vacancy occurred expires, whichever first happens. Minister, in relation to a State or the Northern Territory, means:                      (a)  in the case of a State—a Minister of the Crown of that State; or. national; High Court strikes down ACT's same-sex marriage laws. He worked at the Plateau State Judiciary High Court of Justice, Jos between 2003 - 2018. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Seventeenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-1. 24, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016. s 45...................................... s 47...................................... s 49...................................... Act No.                    On and after a date to be fixed by Proclamation, the seat of the High Court shall be at the seat of Government in the Australian Capital Territory.              (2)  The Court has power for the purposes of the Court to do all things that are necessary or convenient to be done for or in connection with the administration of its affairs and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, has power:                      (a)  to enter into contracts;                      (b)  to acquire, hold and dispose of real and personal property;                      (c)  to take on hire, to exchange, and to accept on deposit or loan, library material, and also furnishings, equipment and goods needed for the purposes of the Court;                      (d)  to control and manage any land or building occupied by the Court and any adjacent land or building that is declared by Proclamation to be part of the precincts of the Court;                      (e)  to accept gifts, devises and bequests made to the Court upon trust and act as trustee of moneys or other property vested in the Court upon trust; and. 146, 1999. s 27...................................... s 28...................................... s 29...................................... s 30...................................... s 33...................................... s 35...................................... s 39...................................... am No. Senior Registrar means the Senior Registrar of the Court appointed under subsection 26(1). (6)  The Rules of Court relating to the service of process outside the jurisdiction shall make such provision as may appear to the rule-making authority to be appropriate having regard to subsection (5). Court Act, 1966. High Court at Calcutta.              (5)  An appointment under subsection (1) is not a public office for the purposes of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973. THE High Court has struck down the ACT's gay marriage law, but the issue is set to live on in … This is a compilation of the High Court of Australia Act 1979 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 21 October 2016 (the compilation date). If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.              (1)  The Auditor‑General shall inspect and audit the accounts and records of financial transactions relating to the administration of the affairs of the High Court under section 17 and the records relating to assets held by, or in the custody of, the Court and shall forthwith draw the attention of the Minister to any irregularity disclosed by the inspection and audit that, in the opinion of the Auditor‑General, is of sufficient importance to justify his or her so doing. The High Court of Justice in London (formally "Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice in England" ), together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, are the Senior Courts of England and Wales.              (2)  A duplicate of the seal of the Court shall be kept at each office of the Registry of the Court.                      (b)  the making of Rules of Court. means the Marshal of the Court appointed under subsection 26(1). The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. Note:          Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.              (1)  Subject to section 80 of the Constitution, the High Court may, at any stage of a proceeding, direct that the proceeding or a part of the proceeding be held or continued at a place specified in the order, subject to such conditions (if any) as the Court imposes.              (1)  The Marshal:                      (a)  is charged with the service and execution of all writs, summonses, orders, warrants, precepts, process and commands of the Court that are directed to him or her; and. means the Senior Registrar of the Court appointed under subsection 26(1).              (7)  The validity of anything done by a person purporting to act under subsection (1) shall not be called in question on the ground that the occasion for his or her appointment had not arisen, that there is a defect or irregularity in or in connection with his or her appointment, that the appointment had ceased to have effect or that the occasion for him or her to act had not arisen or had passed.                    The power of the Justices or of a majority of them to make Rules of Court under section 86 of the Judiciary Act 1903 extends to making any Rules of Court required or permitted by this Act to be made or necessary or convenient to be made for carrying into effect the provisions of this Act.                      (c)  any other bank approved in writing for the purposes of the provision in which the expression occurs:                              (ii)  by a person authorised in writing by the Treasurer to give the approval.                      (b)  shall take, receive and detain all persons who are committed to his or her custody by the Court, and shall discharge all such persons when directed by the Court or otherwise required by law. 159, 2001. s 21...................................... s 22...................................... s 23...................................... s 24...................................... am No.                      (d)  such other functions as are permitted by Rules of Court to be performed in pursuance of such an arrangement. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law. GOB(I)1/ 2020 dated 30th March, 2020 regarding powers to exercise the Jurisdiction of a Session Court. Date of commencement: 7 June 2016. Justice means a Justice of the Court and includes the Chief Justice.                    The High Court shall not, except with the approval of the Minister, enter into a contract under which the Court is to pay or to receive an amount exceeding $250,000 or, if a higher amount is prescribed, that higher amount. 8, 2005; No 62, 2014. s 40...................................... s 41...................................... s 43...................................... am No. any claim to the possession or ownership of a ship or to the ownership of any share therein; any question arising between the co-owners of a ship as to possession, employment or earnings of that ship; any claim in respect of a mortgage of or charge on a ship or any share therein; any claim for loss of life or personal injury sustained in consequence of any defect in a ship or in her apparel or equipment, or of the wrongful act, neglect or default of the owners, charterers or persons in possession or control of a ship or of the master or crew thereof or of any other person for whose wrongful acts, neglects or defaults the owners, charterers or persons in possession or control of a ship are responsible, being an act, neglect or default in the navigation or management of the ship, in the loading, carriage or discharge of goods on, in or from the ship or in the embarkation, carriage or disembarkation of persons on, in or from the ship; any claim for loss of or damage to goods carried in a ship; any claim arising out of any agreement relating to the carriage of goods in a ship or to the use or hire of a ship; subject to section 168 of the Merchant Shipping Act (Cap. Objects and interpretation of Act 2.              (2)  Moneys to which subsection (1) applies that are not immediately required to be expended may be invested:                      (a)  on deposit with an ADI;                      (b)  in securities of the Commonwealth; or. Its name is abbreviated as EWHC for legal citation purposes. 10 of 2013. High Court (Amendment) Act, 2016.                    This Act may be cited as the High Court of Australia Act 1979. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Finance Minister means the Minister who administers the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.              (2)  The Court may, either generally or as otherwise provided by the instrument of delegation, by writing signed by the Justices or a majority of them, delegate all or any of the powers of the Court under this Act (except this power of delegation) to any one or more of the Justices. 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