(1) For the purposes of this Act and the District Courts Act 1947, there is a Rules Committee consisting of—
(2) The Chief Justice may appoint any other person to be a member for a special purpose. That person holds office during the pleasure of the Chief Justice.
(3) The members referred to in paragraphs (b), (d), and (h) of subsection (1)—
(5) The members referred to in subsections (1)(h) and (2) may be paid, out of money appropriated by Parliament, remuneration by way of fees, salary, or allowances and travelling allowances and expenses in accordance with the Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951.
Section 51B: substituted, on 31 August 1999, by section 2 of the Judicature (Rules Committee and Technical Advisers) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 88).
Section 51B(1)(ab): inserted, on 1 January 2004, by section 48(1) of the Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53).
Section 51B(1)(g): amended, on 1 October 2003, pursuant to section 14(2) of the State Sector Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 41).