The By Lawyers Magistrates Court QLD commentaries have been updated to reflect the recent changes which introduce electronic filing in the Magistrates Court, as a result of amendments to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 by the Uniform Civil Procedure and Other Legislation Amendment and Repeal Regulation (No. 1) 2018 and the subsequent repeal of 49 Practice Directions by Practice Direction No. 4 of 2018.
New Division 4, Part 1, Chapter 22 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 now sets out the rules for electronic filing. For court users to access eLodgement, it is necessary to contact CITEC Confirm to obtain a login.
The following documents are approved by the Principal Register for electronic filing in the Magistrates Court where the proceedings were commenced by a claim that was electronically filed:
- Claim (Form 2)
- Application (Form 9)
- Statement of Claim (Form 16)
- Request for default judgement (Form 25)
- Default judgement (Form 26)
- Affidavit (Form 46)
- Enforcement Hearing Summons (Form 70)
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