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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 8 December 2017 to date (accessed 23 February 2019 at 03:32)
(1) An associate Judge may exercise the powers of the Court:(a) under the provisions of the Acts and regulations and Acts and regulations of the Commonwealth mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule D,(b) subject to subrule (4), under provisions of any of the following rules of court (the relevant rules):(i) these rules,(ii) the Supreme Court (Corporations) Rules 1999,(iii) the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005,(c) in respect of the matters mentioned in Part 3 of Schedule D and in Part 2 of Schedule E.(2) The matter in column 2 of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule D is inserted for convenience of reference only and does not affect the operation of the relevant rules.(3) In relation to any provision mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule D, subrule (1) (a) has effect subject to the restriction (if any) appearing beside that provision in column 3.(4) An associate Judge may not exercise the powers of the Court under any of the provisions of the relevant rules mentioned in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule D except to the extent (if any) specified opposite that provision in column 3.(4A) (Repealed)(5) In proceedings commenced before 1 July 1972, an associate Judge may exercise any power formerly exercisable by the Prothonotary.(6) An associate Judge may exercise the powers of the Court for the purposes of, and in respect of all matters incidental to, the exercise of his powers under subrule (1) or under any Act or regulation or under any other provision of the relevant rules.(7) The generality of the powers granted by subrule (6) shall not be restricted by reason of the grant under subrule (1) of specific powers.