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Rio Tinto Shared Services P/L (ACN 113 306 077) v English Datasystems LLC [2021] VSC 660

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Commercial Court
Judge(s): 
Lyons J
Parties: 

Rio Tinto Shared Services P/L (ACN 113 306 077) v English Datasystems LLC

Judgment Date: 
13 October 2021
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Service of originating process - Service out of Australia - Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, arts 2-6, 8-10 and 15-16 - Whether procedure for service on a party in a Hague Convention country under ord 80 mandatory - Meaning and effect of pt 1 of ord 7, r 7.09 - Meaning and effect of ord 80, rr 80.02-80.06 - Order 80 incorporates service under art 5 of the Hague Convention - Order 80 not mandatory - Service out of Australia valid if effected in accordance with r 7.09.

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