Forms 2023

 

sealed_orderThese are some commonly used precedent forms which are available to download as pdf or word documents. The High Court of Australia makes every effort to ensure that all the forms on this site are up-to-date. If you use a form from this web site, it is your responsibility to ensure that it is in the current format.

Forms prescribed by Practice Direction 1 of 2022

Form 1 - Notice of constitutional matter (PDF 11k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 1A - Notice of intervention (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 2 - Judgment (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 3 - Order (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 4 - Consent (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 7 - Notice of appearance (PDF 10k) (DOCX 23k)

Form 8 - Submitting appearance (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 9 - Conditional appearance (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 12 - Application for constitutional or other writ (PDF 14k) (DOCX 24k)

Form 12A - Response to application for constitutional or other writ (PDF 13k) (DOCX 23k)

Form 17 - Application for removal (PDF 14k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 18 - Response to application for removal (PDF 11k) (DOCX 23k)

Form 20 - Writ of summons (PDF 13k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 21 - Application (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 22 - Election Petition (PDF 12k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 23 - Application for leave or special leave to appeal (PDF 15k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 23A - Response to application for leave or special leave to appeal (PDF 11k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 24 - Notice of appeal (PDF 11k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 25 - Notice of discontinuance (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 26 - Notice of cross-appeal (PDF 11k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 27 - Notice of contention (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 27A - Appellant's submissions (PDF 13k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 27B - Appellant's chronology (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 27C - Intervener's submissions (PDF 11k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 27D - Respondent's submissions (PDF 12k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 27E - Reply (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 27F - Outline of oral argument (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 28 - Bill of costs (PDF 17k) (DOCX 23k)

Form 31 - Application for leave to issue or file (PDF 11k) (DOCX 22k)

Other forms - Fees

Application for exemption from filing and hearing fees (PDF 36k) (RTF 732k)

Application to pay the financial hardship fee (PDF 87k) (RTF 870k)

Other Forms  - Example documents

Example Affidavit (PDF 17k) (DOCX 25k)

Legislative Provisions coversheet (PDF 9k) (DOCX 18k)

Example reply for special leave, removal and Constitutional Writ applications (PDF 9k) (DOCX 19k)

Other Forms - Example documents for appeals

Example Index for Core Appeal Book - Criminal (PDF 17k) (DOCX 20k)

Example Index for Core Appeal Book - Civil (State) (PDF 16k) (DOCX 19k)

Example Index for Core Appeal Book - Civil (Federal) (PDF 17k) (DOCX 20k)

Example Index for Core Appeal Book - Migration (PDF 17k) (DOCX 20k)

Example Index for Joint Book of Authorities (PDF 53k) (DOCX 27k)

Certification for Joint Book of Authorities (PDF 10k) (DOCX 18k)

Form 27A - Appellant's submissions (PDF 13k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 27B - Appellant's chronology (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 27C - Intervener's submissions (PDF 11k) (DOCX 22k)

Form 27D - Respondent's submissions (PDF 12k) (DOCX 21k)

Form 27E - Reply (PDF 10k) (DOCX 20k)

Form 27F - Outline of oral argument (PDF 10k) (DOCX 21k)

Example indexes for special leave and removal applications

Example application book title page (PDF 10k) (DOCX 18k)

Example civil special leave application book index (PDF 19k) (DOCX 18k)

Example criminal special leave application book index (PDF 19k) (DOCX 19k)

Example removal application book index (PDF 15k) (DOCX 17k)

Example civil migration special leave application book index (PDF 19k) (DOCX 18k)