The High Court, Federal Court, Family Court and Federal Circuit Court, through the Joint Costs Advisory Committee (JCAC), inquire into, and make recommendations on, any variations in the quantum of costs (including expenses and fees for witnesses) allowable to legal practitioners which should be contained in the scales of costs in the Rules of the respective courts.

JCAC welcomes submissions from interested parties on changes to the quantum of costs allowable to legal practitioners under each court’s scale of costs.

Submissions should be sent to:

Deputy Principal Registrar
PO Box 9991

Emails should be marked to the attention of the Deputy Principal Registrar in the title. It should be noted that all submissions may be made available to public inspection.

Submissions will be accepted until 23:59 AEST, 14 August 2020.

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