Amending Final Orders
#22078 (In Topic #3738)
Financial case in the FMC
The duty solicitor at the Federal Magistrates Court advised me that the final orders I had listed on the Initiating Application (in a financial case) needed re-writing. How do you amend these? Is it just a matter of completing a new Initiating Application and then filing and serving it once more. Will the Fed. Magistrate know that these orders supercede the previous orders?
A lot depends on what was wrong with them initially. The SRL group on this site has a whole heap of resource kit information on what is required in various scenarios. It depends if they have accepted the initiating application documents. I assume you went to the counter to lodge, then an officer took the documents to the duty solicitor. It is a pity you didn't ask directly at the time. To amend them will require you to re submit the amendments or if there are many changes a new application is probably appropriate. It sounds like you have already served so yes you will definitely have to serve the amendments once they are stamped at the registry.
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