Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 4 June 2020 at 05:10)
Part 36 Division 3
Division 3 Copies and service
36.12   Registrar to furnish copies of judgments and other documents
(cf SCR Part 41, rule 15; DCR Part 31, rule 16; LCR Part 26, rule 7)
(1)  Unless the court orders otherwise, on payment of the fee prescribed by the regulations under the Civil Procedure Act 2005, the registrar must—
(a)  furnish a sealed copy of any judgment or order that has been entered in the proceedings to any person who applies for such a copy, or
(b)  seal a document provided by the person that, in the opinion of the registrar, accurately sets out the terms of the judgment or order.
(1A)  A document sealed by a registrar in accordance with subrule (1)(b) is taken to be a sealed copy of the relevant judgment or order.
(2)  Unless the court orders otherwise, on payment of the fee prescribed by the regulations under the Civil Procedure Act 2005, the registrar—
(a)  must furnish to any party to any proceedings, and
(b)  may furnish to any other person appearing to have a sufficient interest in the proceedings,
a copy of any pleading or other document that has been filed in the proceedings.
(3)  Despite subrules (1) and (2), the registrar must not furnish a copy of an adoption order made in proceedings under the Adoption Act 2000 to any person, except the plaintiff in those proceedings, unless the court orders otherwise.
36.13   Registrar to furnish copies of external judgments
(cf SCR Part 41, rule 15A)
(1)  In this rule—
external judgment, in relation to a court, means—
(a)  a judgment or order of any other court that is registered or filed in the court under any Act (including any Commonwealth Act), or
(b)  a cost assessor’s certificate issued otherwise than in relation to proceedings in the court.
judgment or order includes—
(a)  an amendment of or to a judgment or order, and
(b)  a certificate of a judgment or order.
section 21B certificate means a certificate filed in the court under section 21B(3) of the Crimes Act 1914 of the Commonwealth.
(2)  On payment of the prescribed fee, the registrar—
(a)  must furnish a certified copy of an external judgment or section 21B certificate—
(i)  if the external judgment is registered or filed under an order of the court, to any party to the proceedings in which the order for registration was made, and
(ii)  if the external judgment is registered otherwise than under an order of the court, to the person on whose application registration was effected, and
(iii)  if the external judgment or section 21B certificate is filed in the court, to any person who filed the judgment or certificate, and
(b)  may furnish a certified copy of an external judgment or section 21B certificate to any other person appearing to have a sufficient interest in the judgment or certificate.
(3)  On the certified copy of the external judgment or section 21B certificate concerned, the registrar must endorse a statement that indicates the following matters—
(a)  the provision under which registration or filing was effected,
(b)  the date of registration or filing,
(c)  if registration or filing was effected by means of a faxed copy, that registration or filing was so effected,
(d)  if registration or filing has been cancelled or has ceased to have effect, the date of cancellation or cessation.
36.14   Service of judgment or order not required
(cf SCR Part 41, rule 16; DCR Part 31, rule 17; LCR Part 26, rule 8)
A sealed copy of a judgment or order need not be served unless these rules expressly so require or the court so directs.