Civil Procedure Act 2005 No 28

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11 December 2020 11 December 2020 2020 No 30
23 March 2020 23 March 2020 2018 No 5
30 June 2018 30 June 2018 2017 No 44
25 December 2017 25 December 2017 2017 No 44
01 December 2017 01 December 2017 2017 No 10
2017 No 44
25 September 2017 25 September 2017 2017 No 44
08 December 2016 08 December 2016 2016 No 48
30 November 2016 30 November 2016 2015 No 50
24 November 2015 24 November 2015 2015 No 67
01 July 2015 01 July 2015 2015 No 7
21 June 2013 21 June 2013 2013 No 38
2013 (SI 296)
28 February 2013 28 February 2013 2013 No 1
10 September 2012 10 September 2012 2012 No 60
13 September 2011 13 September 2011 2011 No 38
01 July 2011 01 July 2011 2010 No 106
01 April 2011 01 April 2011 2010 No 135
04 March 2011 04 March 2011 2010 No 135
07 January 2011 07 January 2011 2010 No 119
07 December 2010 07 December 2010 2010 No 135
28 June 2010 28 June 2010 2010 No 63
01 February 2010 01 February 2010 2009 No 77
08 January 2010 08 January 2010 2009 No 106
03 November 2009 03 November 2009 2009 No 77
17 July 2009 17 July 2009 2009 No 56
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 July 2009 01 July 2009 2009 No 49
19 June 2009 19 June 2009 2009 No 37
09 June 2009 09 June 2009 2009 No 30
25 May 2009 25 May 2009 2007 No 70
07 April 2009 07 April 2009 2008 No 107
01 March 2009 01 March 2009 2008 No 79
01 January 2009 01 January 2009 2007 No 46
01 October 2008 01 October 2008 2007 No 95
01 July 2008 01 July 2008 2008 No 53
28 January 2008 28 January 2008 2007 No 56
14 December 2007 14 December 2007 2007 No 56
16 November 2007 16 November 2007 2007 No 8
04 December 2006 04 December 2006 2006 No 120
29 November 2006 29 November 2006 2006 No 107
20 June 2006 20 June 2006 2006 No 56
17 May 2006 17 May 2006 2006 No 23
24 November 2005 24 November 2005 2005 No 98
01 October 2005 01 October 2005 2005 No 28
15 August 2005 15 August 2005 2005 No 28
2005 (SI 409)
01 June 2005 01 June 2005 2005 No 22

Civil Procedure Act 2005 No 28

Assented to 01.06.2005.

Second reading speech made: Legislative Assembly, 6.4.2005; Legislative Council, 24.5.2005.

Date of commencement, secs 8 and 17 and Schs 2, 5.3 [1]–[4], 5.15 [4], 5.17 [3], 5.30 [8], 5.43 and 5.44 excepted, 15.8.2005, sec 2 (1) and GG No 100 of 10.8.2005, p 4205.

Date of commencement of secs 8 and 17 and Sch 2, 24.6.2005, sec 2 (1) and GG No 77 of 24.6.2005, p 2952.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.3 [1]–[3], 5.15 [4], 5.17 [3] and 5.30 [8], 1.10.2005, sec 2 (2) and GG No 105 of 19.8.2005, p 4570.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.3 [4], 15.8.2005, sec 2 (3) and GG No 100 of 10.8.2005, p 4205.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.43 and 5.44, 15.8.2005, sec 2 (4) and GG No 100 of 10.8.2005, p 4205.

Amended by Sch 5.3 to this Act.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 2.8, 11.12.2020, sec 2(3).

Property, Stock and Business Agents Amendment (Property Industry Reform) Act 2018 No 5

Assented to 21.03.2018.

Date of commencement, 23.3.2020, sec 2 and 2019 (625) LW 16.12.2019.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2017 No 44

Assented to 25.09.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3 [1], 3 months after assent, sec 2 (3).

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3 [2] and [3], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3 [4] and [5], 30.6.2018, sec 2 (2) and 2018 (305) LW 29.6.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3 [6], 1.12.2017, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (667) LW 1.12.2017.

Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10

Assented to 04.04.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.2, 1.12.2017, sec 1.2 and 2017 (638) LW 22.11.2017.

Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Act 2016 No 48

Assented to 18.10.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.12.2016, sec 2 (1) and 2016 (674) LW 15.11.2016.

Courts and Other Justice Portfolio Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 67

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.2, assent, sec 2 (1).

Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 No 50

Assented to 05.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 30.11.2016, sec 2 and 2016 (492) LW 12.8.2016.

The amendment made by Sch 4.3 [3] to sec 123 was without effect as that section was amended by the Courts and Other Justice Portfolio Legislation Amendment Act 2015.

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 7

Assented to 09.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2015, sec 2 (2) and 2015 (299) LW 19.6.2015.

Civil Procedure Amendment (Local Court Special Jurisdiction) Regulation 2013 (SI 296)

notfd 21.06.2013.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Courts and Other Miscellaneous Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No 38

Assented to 21.06.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Courts and Other Legislation Further Amendment Act 2013 No 1

Assented to 28.02.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.6, assent, sec 2 (1).

Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No 60

Assented to 10.09.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Courts and Other Legislation Further Amendment Act 2011 No 38

Assented to 13.09.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (1).

Courts and Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2010 No 135

Assented to 07.12.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.1, 4.3.2011, sec 2 (2) (b) and 2011 (118) LW 3.3.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.2, 1.4.2011, sec 2 (2) (b) and 2011 (119) LW 3.3.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2010 No 119

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.1.2011, sec 2 (2).

Court Suppression and Non-publication Orders Act 2010 No 106

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (296) LW 24.6.2011.

Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 63

Assented to 28.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.7, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2009 No 106

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.1.2010, sec 2 (2).

Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No 77

Assented to 03.11.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6 [1] [2] and [4]–[6], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6 [3], 1.2.2010, sec 2 (2) and 2010 (9) LW 22.1.2010.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 No 56

Assented to 01.07.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 17.7.2009, sec 2 (1).

NSW Trustee and Guardian Act 2009 No 49

Assented to 26.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (305) LW 1.7.2009.

Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No 37

Assented to 19.06.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.4, assent, sec 2 (2).

Civil Procedure Amendment (Transfer of Proceedings) Act 2009 No 30

Assented to 09.06.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Courts and Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2008 No 107

Assented to 08.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 29, 7.4 2009, sec 2 (2) and 2009 (112) LW 3.4.2009.

Mental Health Legislation Amendment (Forensic Provisions) Act 2008 No 79

Assented to 05.11.2008.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2009, sec 2 and GG No 44 of 27.2.2009, p 1229.

Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No 53

Assented to 01.07.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Motor Accidents Compensation Amendment (Claims and Dispute Resolution) Act 2007 No 95

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement, 1.10.2008, sec 2 and GG No 92 of 25.7.2008, p 7281.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 1.12, 2 and 7, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Community Justice Centres Amendment Act 2007 No 70

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, 25.5.2009, sec 2 (2) and 2009 (179) LW 22.5.2009.

Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No 56

Assented to 15.11.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [1] [2] and [5]–[14], 28.1.2008, sec 2 (3) and GG No 182 of 14.12.2007, p 9537.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [3] and [4], 14.12.2007, sec 2 (3) and GG No 182 of 14.12.2007, p 9537.

Evidence Amendment Act 2007 No 46

Assented to 01.11.2007.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2009, sec 2 and GG No 158 of 19.12.2008, p 12305.

Mental Health Act 2007 No 8

Assented to 15.06.2007.

Date of commencement, 16.11.2007, sec 2 and GG No 169 of 16.11.2007, p 8465.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2006 No 120

Assented to 04.12.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Crimes and Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No 107

Assented to 29.11.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.6, assent, sec 2 (2).

Courts Legislation Further Amendment Act 2006 No 56

Assented to 20.06.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (1).

Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No 23

Assented to 17.05.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2005 No 98

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.10, assent, sec 2 (2).

Civil Procedure Amendment (Application of Act) Regulation 2005 (SI 409)

notfd gaz 10.08.2005 GG No 100 p 4206

Date of commencement, 15.8.2005, cl 2.

Dust Diseases Tribunal Amendment (Claims Resolution) Act 2005 No 22

Assented to 26.05.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, on the date of assent to the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (ie 1.6.2005), sec 2 (2).

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Sec 3

Am 2005 No 28, Sch 5.3 [1]; 2007 No 8, Sch 7.2; 2007 No 94, Schs 2, 3; 2008 No 79, Sch 3.2; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.9 [1]; 2010 No 135, Sch 6.2 [1]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.6 [1]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.3 [1]; 2017 No 10, Sch 5.2 [1].

Sec 4

Am 2010 No 135, Sch 6.1 [1].

Sec 6

Am 2006 No 120, Sch 4.

Sec 8

Am 2006 No 120, Sch 3.3; 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [1] [2]; 2009 No 77, Sch 2.6 [1] [2]; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [1] [2].

Sec 9

Am 2005 No 28, Sch 5.3 [2]; 2010 No 119, Sch 2.10 [1] [2]' 2015 No 7, Sch 2.3 [2].

Sec 13

Am 2012 No 60, Sch 3 [1].

Sec 15

Am 2009 No 56, Sch 4.11.

Sec 18

Am 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [1].

Part 2A, Divs 1–6 (secs 18A–18O)

Ins 2010 No 135, Sch 6.2 [2]. Rep 2013 No 1, Sch 1.6 [2].

Sec 23

Am 2007 No 94, Schs 1.12 [1], 2.

Sec 26

Am 2007 No 70, Sch 2.1 [1].

Sec 34

Am 2007 No 70, Sch 2.1 [2]; 2009 No 106, Sch 2.2.

Sec 41

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [2].

Sec 43

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 56

Am 2010 No 135, Sch 6.2 [3]–[7]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.6 [3]–[8].

Sec 62

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 64

Am 2006 No 23, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 68

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 2.8.

Sec 72

Rep 2010 No 106, Sch 2.1.

Sec 74

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.9 [2].

Sec 76

Am 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [3] [4]; 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [1].

Sec 77

Am 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [2]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.9 [3].

Sec 78

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.9 [3].

Sec 81

Am 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [3]; 2007 No 95, Sch 2.1 [1]; 2017 No 10, Sch 5.2 [2] [3].

Sec 82

Am 2007 No 95, Sch 2.1 [2]; 2017 No 10, Sch 5.2 [4].

Sec 87

Am 2007 No 46, Sch 2.1.

Sec 96

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [3].

Sec 97

Am 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 99

Am 2005 No 28, Sch 5.3 [3]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.3 [3].

Sec 101

Am 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [2].

Sec 106

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2017 No 44, Sch 1.3 [1] [2].

Sec 107

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [4].

Sec 108

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [5].

Sec 113

Am 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [5] [6].

Sec 115A

Ins 2017 No 44, Sch 1.3 [3].

Sec 118A

Ins 2017 No 44, Sch 1.3 [4].

Part 8, Div 3, Subdiv 2, heading

Am 2015 No 50, Sch 4.3 [1].

Sec 121

Am 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [3].

Sec 122

Am 2009 No 37, Sch 1.4; 2013 No 38, Sch 1.2 [1]–[3].

Part 8, Div 3, Subdiv 2A

Ins 2015 No 50, Sch 4.3 [2].

Sec 122A

Ins 2015 No 50, Sch 4.3 [2]. Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.3.

Secs 122B–122E

Ins 2015 No 50, Sch 4.3 [2].

Sec 123

Am 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [4].

Sec 124

Am 2015 No 50, Sch 4.3 [4].

Sec 124A

Ins 2017 No 44, Sch 1.3 [5].

Sec 126

Am 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [5].

Sec 140

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [3].

Sec 141

Am 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [5].

Sec 144

Am 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [6].

Sec 146

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 149

Am 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [7].

Part 9, Div 2A (secs 149A–149E)

Ins 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [8]. Subst 2009 No 30, Sch 1.

Part 9, Div 3

Rep 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [6]. Ins 2010 No 63, Sch 1.7 [1]. Rep 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [4].

Secs 150–153

Rep 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [6]. Ins 2010 No 63, Sch 1.7 [1]. Rep 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [4].

Sec 154

Ins 2010 No 63, Sch 1.7 [1]. Rep 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [4].

Part 10, Divs 1–6 (secs 155–184)

Ins 2010 No 135, Sch 6.1 [2].

Sch 1

Am 2005 (409), cl 3; 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [9]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.12 [7]; 2008 No 107, Sch 29.1; 2009 No 77, Sch 2.6 [3]; 2013 (296), cl 3; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [5]; 2017 No 44, Sch 1.3 [6].

Sch 2

Am 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [10]–[12]; 2008 No 53, Sch 3 [1]–[4]; 2009 No 77, Sch 2.6 [4] [5]; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.6 [6].

Sch 3

Am 2005 No 98, Sch 2.10; 2006 No 107, Sch 1.6; 2010 No 135, Sch 6.2 [8], 6.3 [1]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.6 [9].

Sch 5

Am 2005 No 22, Sch 3 [1]. Rep 2006 No 120, Sch 4.

Sch 6

Am 2006 No 23, Sch 1 [2] [3]; 2006 No 56, Sch 1 [7]; 2007 No 56, Sch 2 [13] [14]; 2009 No 77, Sch 2.6 [6]; 2010 No 63, Sch 1.7 [2]; 2010 No 135, Sch 6.1 [3], 6.2 [9], 6.3 [2]; 2011 No 38, Sch 1; 2012 No 60, Sch 3 [2] [3]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.6 [10]; 2015 No 67, Sch 1.2 [6]; 2017 No 10, Sch 5.2 [5] [6].

Sch 7

Am 2005 No 22, Sch 3 [2]–[6]. Rep 2005 No 28, Sch 5.3 [4].

Civil Procedure Bill 2005

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