Judicial Review Procedure Act 2016

  • This version was replaced on 10 November 2016 to make a correction to the Schedule under section 25(1)(j)(iv) and (v) of the Legislation Act 2012.
4 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

applicant means a person who has filed an application

application for judicial review and application mean an application for judicial review in relation to the exercise, refusal to exercise, or proposed or purported exercise by any person of a statutory power

court means the High Court of New Zealand

decision includes a determination or an order

High Court Rules means the High Court Rules 2016

Judge means a Judge of the High Court

licence includes any permit, warrant, authorisation, registration, certificate, approval, or similar form of authority required by law

person includes a corporation sole, and also a body of persons whether incorporated or not and, in relation to the exercise, refusal to exercise, or proposed or purported exercise by any person of a statutory power of decision, includes—

(a)

the District Court:

(b)

the Māori Land Court:

(c)

the Māori Appellate Court

presiding officer includes—

(a)

a Judge:

(b)

a Registrar

statutory power has the meaning given to it by section 5

statutory power of decision means a power or right conferred by or under any Act, or by or under the constitution or other instrument of incorporation, rules, or bylaws of any body corporate, to make a decision deciding or prescribing or affecting—

(a)

the rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties, or liabilities of any person; or

(b)

the eligibility of any person to receive, or to continue to receive, a benefit or licence, whether that person is legally entitled to it or not.

Compare: 1972 No 130 s 3