15 Appeal against decision on application for injunction

(1)

A party to proceedings under this Act on an application under section 14(3) may appeal to the High Court against any decision of the District Court.

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

(2)

On the ex parte application of the appellant, the District Court may order that the appellant must not be required under section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016 to give the Registrar of the High Court security for costs.

(2A)

Subsection (2) overrides subsection (1A).

(3)

A party to any appeal under subsection (1) may, with the leave of the Court of Appeal, appeal to the Court of Appeal against any determination of the High Court on a question of law arising in an appeal under that subsection.

(4)

On an appeal to the Court of Appeal under this section, the Court of Appeal shall have the same power to adjudicate on the proceeding as the High Court had.

(5)

The decision of the Court of Appeal on an appeal to that court under this section, and on an application to it under this section for leave to appeal, shall be final.

(6)

Subject to subsections (3) to (5), the decision of the High Court on an appeal to that court under this section shall be final.

Section 15(1): substituted, on 24 November 2003, by section 4 of the District Courts Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 63).

Section 15(1A): replaced, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 15(2): substituted, on 24 November 2003, by section 4 of the District Courts Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 63).

Section 15(2): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 15(2A): inserted, on 24 November 2003, by section 4 of the District Courts Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 63).