Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill

  • enacted

Hon Aupito William Sio

Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill

Government Bill

286—3

Contents

Key
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 328 amended (Regulations relating to reviews and appeals)
5Principal Act
6Section 122J amended (Application to Tribunal)
7Section 122K amended (Notice of proceedings)
8Section 206 amended (Membership of Tribunal)
9Section 207 amended (Term of office of members of Tribunal)
10Section 209 replaced (Deputies of members)
209Appointment of temporary acting chairperson or members
11New section 209A inserted (Delegation by chairperson of Tribunal)
209ADelegation by chairperson of Tribunal
12New section 211A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
211AOrderly and efficient operation
13Section 213 amended (Sittings of Tribunal)
14Section 214 amended (Procedure of Tribunal)
15New section 214A inserted (Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding)
214ATribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
16Section 217 amended (Service of summons)
17Section 219 amended (Privileges and immunities)
18Section 221 amended (Contempt of Tribunal)
19New section 224A and cross-heading inserted
224APractice notes
20New sections 224B and 224C inserted
224BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
224COnline publication of final written decisions
21Section 234 amended (Regulations)
22Principal Act
23Section 216 amended (Offences in relation to Customs Appeal Authorities)
24Section 245 amended (Term of office of Authority)
25Section 248 replaced (Sickness or incapacity)
248Appointment of temporary acting Authority
26Section 249 repealed (Validity of appointment not to be questioned in proceedings)
27New section 253A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
253AOrderly and efficient operation
28Section 254 amended (Procedure)
29Section 257 amended (Hearing)
30Section 262 amended (Power to summon witnesses)
31Section 263 amended (Service of summons)
32Section 269 replaced (Authority may dismiss frivolous or vexatious appeal)
269Authority may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
33Section 271 amended (Power to award costs)
33ASection 272 amended (Appeals to High Court)
34New section 274AA and cross-heading inserted
274AAPractice notes
35New section 274AB inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
274ABOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
35APrincipal Act
35BNew Part 2 of Schedule 1 inserted
35CSchedule 8 amended
30APractice notes
30BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
36Principal Act
37Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
38New section 3A 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
3A2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
39New section 4B inserted (Registry of Disputes Tribunal)
4BRegistry of Disputes Tribunal
40Section 6 replaced (Rostering and training of Referees)
6Sittings of Tribunal and rostering and training of Referees
41Section 6A amended (Appointment of Principal Disputes Referee)
42Section 6C amended (Functions and powers of Principal Disputes Referee)
43New section 6D inserted (Delegation by Principal Disputes Referee)
6DDelegation by Principal Disputes Referee
44Section 7 amended (Appointment of Referees)
45Section 8 amended (Selection of candidates for appointment or reappointment as Referees)
46Section 10 amended (Jurisdiction of Tribunals)
47Section 12 repealed (Recovery of consequential loss)
48Section 13 repealed (Extension of jurisdiction by agreement between the parties)
49Section 14 amended (Abandonment to bring claim within jurisdiction)
50Section 18 amended (Functions of Tribunal)
51Section 19 amended (Orders of Tribunal)
52Section 20 amended (Power of Tribunal to award interest)
53New section 20A inserted (Suppression orders)
20ASuppression orders
54Section 21 replaced (Reasons for decisions)
21Reasons for decisions
55Section 24 amended (Lodging of claims)
56Section 25 amended (Notice of claim and of hearing)
57Section 28 amended (Claims for relief where applicant insured)
58Section 29 amended (Insurer may waive notice of proceedings)
59Section 31 amended (Applicant to control conduct of case where insurer a party)
60Section 38 amended (Right to appear at hearings)
61New section 42A inserted (Use of electronic facilities to hear matters)
42AUse of electronic facilities to hear matters
62Section 44 amended (Procedure where no provision made)
63Section 45 amended (Enforcement of orders except work orders)
64Section 46 amended (Enforcement of work orders)
65Section 47 amended (Enforcement of agreed settlements)
66Section 48 repealed (No filing fee payable)
67Section 49 amended (Rehearings)
68Section 50 amended (Appeals)
69Section 53 amended (Powers of District Court Judge on appeal)
69ASection 56 amended (Contempt of Tribunal)
70New section 56A inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
56AOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
71Section 57 amended (Publication of orders)
72New Schedule 1AA inserted
73Consequential amendments to principal Act
74Principal Act
75Section 302 amended (Interpretation)
76Section 304 replaced (Student Allowance Appeal Authority)
304Student Allowance Appeal Authorities
304AOther provisions relating to Student Allowance Appeal Authorities
304BAppointment of temporary acting Authority
304COrderly and efficient operation
77Section 305 amended (Appeals)
78Section 306 amended (Procedures to be prescribed)
79New section 306AA inserted (Practice notes)
306AAPractice notes
80New sections 306AB and 306AC inserted
306ABOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
306ACOnline publication of written decisions
81Principal Act
82Section 54 amended (Restrictions on carrying on offensive trade)
83Section 55 replaced (Appeal against decision of local authority or medical officer of health)
55Appeal against decision refusing consent for offensive trade or refusing registration of premises for offensive trade
84Section 59 replaced (Appeal against decision of local authority or medical officer of health)
59Appeal against decision refusing consent for stock saleyard or refusing registration of premises for stock saleyard
85Section 124 repealed (Constitution and powers of boards of appeal)
86Principal Act
87Section 92BA amended (Lodging of applications)
87ASection 92D amended (Tribunal may refer complaint back to Commission, or adjourn proceedings to seek resolution by settlement)
87BSection 95 amended (Power to make interim order)
87CSection 98 amended (Membership of Tribunal)
87DSection 99 replaced (Chairpersons of Tribunal)
99Chairperson of Tribunal
99AADeputy Chairpersons of Tribunal
87ESection 99A amended (Criteria and requirement for appointment of Chairpersons)
88Section 100 amended (Appointment and term of office)
89Section 101 amended (Panel)
90New sections 101A and 101B 101A to 101C inserted
101AFunctions, duties, and powers of Deputy Chairpersons
101BDelegation by Chairperson of Tribunal
101CReferences to Chairpersons include deputies and delegates and temporary acting Chairperson
91Section 102 replaced (Deputy Chairperson)
102Appointment of temporary acting Chairperson
92Section 103 amended (Vacation of office by Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson)
93New sections 103A and 103B inserted
103AOrderly and efficient operation
103BPowers of Chairperson to direct constitution of Tribunal
94Section 104 amended (Sittings of Tribunal)
94ASection 109 amended (Witness summons)
95Section 110 amended (Service of summons)
95ASection 114 amended (Power to commit for contempt)
96Section 115 replaced (Tribunal may dismiss trivial, etc, proceedings) New section 115A inserted (Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceedings)
115115ATribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceedings
97New section 121A inserted (Practice notes)
121APractice notes
98New sections 121B and 121C inserted
121BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
121COnline publication of final written decisions
98ASection 123 amended (Appeals to High Court)
98BSection 124 amended (Appeal to Court of Appeal on a question of law)
98CSchedule 1AA amended
99Principal Act
100Section 219 amended (Membership of Tribunal)
100ANew section 219A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting chair or member of Tribunal)
219AAppointment of temporary acting chair or member of Tribunal
100BSection 220 amended (Role of chair of Tribunal)
100CSection 224 replaced (Tribunal may dismiss frivolous or vexatious appeal) New section 224A inserted (Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn appeal)
224224ATribunal may dismiss frivolous or vexatious appeal Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn appeal
101Section 353 amended (Offences in relation to Tribunal)
102Section 355 amended (Penalties: general)
103Schedule 2 amended
104Principal Act
105New section 41A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
41AOrderly and efficient operation
106New section 41B inserted (Delegation by chair of Tribunal)
41BDelegation by chair of Tribunal
106ASection 49 amended (Proceedings before Tribunal)
107New section 50A inserted (Suppression orders)
50ASuppression orders
109New sections 70A to 70C inserted
70AOffence of breaching suppression order
70BOffence to fail to comply with summons
70CContempt of Tribunal
110Section 93 amended (Service of notices)
111Schedule amended
112Principal Act
113Section 179 amended (Notification of practitioner or former practitioner, partner, employer, or director)
114Section 182 amended (Application of money in satisfaction of expenses)
115New section 192A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
192AOrderly and efficient operation
116Section 198 amended (Applications for review)
117Section 205 replaced (Power to decline to make further inquiry or investigation)
205Legal Complaints Review Officer may strike out, determine, or adjourn application for review
118Section 206 amended (Proceedings of Legal Complaints Review Officer)
119New section 206A inserted (Suppression orders)
206ASuppression orders
120Section 215 amended (Enforcement of orders for costs or expenses)
121New section 215A and cross-heading inserted
215APractice notes
122New section 215B inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
215BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
123New section 233A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting member)
233AAppointment of temporary acting member
124New section 238A inserted (Hearing on papers)
238AHearing on papers
124ANew sections 239A and 239B inserted
239AOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
239BOnline publication of final written decisions
124BNew section 240A inserted (Disciplinary Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding)
240ADisciplinary Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
125New section 249A inserted (Practice notes)
249APractice notes
126ASection 251 amended (Contempt of Disciplinary Tribunal)
127Section 258 amended (Enforcement of orders of Disciplinary Tribunal)
128New section 262A inserted (Offence of breaching suppression order)
262AOffence of breaching suppression order
129Schedule 3 amended
130Schedule 4 amended
131Principal Act
132Section 53 amended (Application for review)
133New sections 55A and 55B inserted
55AProcedure
55BTribunal may strike out application for review
134New section 57A inserted (Suppression orders)
57ASuppression orders
135New section 57B inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
57BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
136Section 58 amended (Chairperson may direct publication of Tribunal decisions)
136ASection 65 amended (Chairperson of Tribunal)
137New section 66A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting chairperson or member)
66AAppointment of temporary acting chairperson or member
138New section 85A inserted (Review Authority may strike out review)
85AReview Authority may strike out review
139New section 86A inserted (Suppression orders)
86ASuppression orders
140Section 87A amended (Deputy Review Authority)
140Section 87A amended (Deputy Review Authority)
141New section 87C inserted (Appointment of temporary acting Review Authority or Deputy Review Authority)
87CAppointment of temporary acting Review Authority or Deputy Review Authority
142New section 87D and cross-heading inserted
87DPractice notes
143New sections 87E and 87F inserted
87EOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
87FOnline publication of final written decisions
144New section 112A inserted (Offence of breaching suppression order)
112AOffence of breaching suppression order
144ASection 115 amended (Service of notices, etc)
145Schedule 3 amended
26Orderly and efficient operation
146Principal Act
147Section 52 amended (Suspension from work)
148Section 82 and cross-heading repealed
149New section 82A inserted (Maritime Appeal Authority disestablished)
82AMaritime Appeal Authority disestablished
150Section 191 amended (Maritime levies)
151Section 207 amended (Abolition of Marine Council and Marine Advisory Committee, etc)
152Section 425 amended (Procedure)
153Section 426 amended (Decision of Director or harbourmaster to continue in force pending appeal)
154Section 445 amended (Regulations for fees and charges)
155Schedule 2 repealed
156Principal Act
157Section 84 amended (Term of office of adjudicators)
158New section 85A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting adjudicator)
85AAppointment of temporary acting adjudicator
159Section 88 amended (Panel of persons who may be appointed as assessors)
159ASection 89 amended (Jurisdiction of Disputes Tribunal)
160Section 94 amended (Decisions to be publicly available)
161New sections 110A and 110B and cross-heading inserted
110AOffence in relation to suppression orders
110BContempt of Tribunal
162New section 116A inserted (Penalties for offences relating to Disputes Tribunals)
116APenalties for offences relating to Disputes Tribunals
163Schedule 1 amended
9DSummons to witness
164Principal Act
165Section 27 amended (Service of notices)
166Section 43 amended (Contravention of orders or directions under section 41)
167Section 45 amended (Other aspects of procedure)
168New section 58A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
58AOrderly and efficient operation
169New section 60A inserted (Practice notes)
60APractice notes
170New section 60B inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
60BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
171Principal Act
172Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
173Section 24 amended (Application for licence: individual applicant)
174Section 25 amended (Application for licence: company applicant)
175Section 27 amended (Notice of application for licence)
176Section 28 amended (Objections by Police to application for licence)
177Section 29 amended (Objections by other persons)
178Section 31 amended (Application determined by oral hearing)
179Section 34 amended (Issue of licence)
180Section 40 amended (Persons not to act as officers of licensed company without consent of Licensing Authority)
181Section 41 amended (Amendment of licence)
181ASection 43 amended (Annual return updating licence and certificate of improvement)
182Section 46 amended (Application for certificate of approval)
182ASection 48 amended (Notice of application for certificate of approval)
183Section 49 amended (Objections by Police to application for certificate of approval)
184Section 51 amended (Application determined by oral hearing)
185Section 54 amended (Issue of certificate of approval)
186Section 58 amended (Amendment of certificate of approval)
187Section 62 amended (Grounds of disqualification for individual applicant)
188Section 73 amended (Complaint against licensee)
189Section 74 amended (Complaint against certificate holder)
190Section 75 amended (Licensing Authority may refer matter to Police or to Complaints, Investigation, and Prosecution Unit)
191Section 76 amended (Suspension of licence or certificate of approval pending determination of complaint)
192Section 77 amended (Hearing)
193New sections 77A to 77C inserted
77AProcedure
77BSuppression orders
77CContempt of Licensing Authority
194Section 78 amended (Disciplinary powers of Licensing Authority in respect of licensee)
195Section 79 amended (Mandatory grounds for cancellation of licence)
196Section 80 amended (Discretionary grounds for cancellation of licence)
197Section 81 amended (Disciplinary powers of Licensing Authority in respect of holder of certificate of approval)
198Section 82 amended (Mandatory grounds for cancellation of certificate of approval)
199Section 83 amended (Discretionary grounds for cancellation of certificate)
199ASection 85 amended (Cancelled and suspended licences and certificates of approval must be returned to Licensing Authority)
200Section 87 amended (Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority)
201New section 88A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
88AOrderly and efficient operation
202Section 89 amended (Qualifications of Licensing Authority)
203Section 90 amended (Term of office of Licensing Authority)
204Section 91 amended (Deputy Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority)
205Section 92 amended (Remuneration, and status under certain Acts)
206Section 93 amended (Licensing Authority to be Commission of Inquiry for certain purposes)
207New section 96A inserted (Practice notes)
96APractice notes
208New sections 96B and 96C inserted
96BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
96COnline publication of final written decisions
209Section 97 amended (Registers)
210Section 98 amended (Inspection of registers)
210ASection 102 amended (Appeals to District Court)
211Section 111 replaced (Lost licences and certificates of approval)
111Lost licences and certificates of approval
211ASection 112 amended (Voluntary surrender of licence or certificate of approval)
212Section 114 amended (Regulations)
213New section 114A inserted (Chief executive may approve forms)
114AChief executive may approve forms
214Section 117 replaced (Photographs)
117Photographs
215Consequential amendments to principal Act
216Principal Act
217Section 24 amended (Payment of fees, levies, and fines)
218Section 74 amended (Complaints about licensees)
218ASection 79 amended (Procedure on receipt of complaint)
219Section 93 amended (Power of Committee to make orders)
220Section 100 amended (Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal established)
221Section 101 amended (Constitution of Tribunal for hearings)
221ASection 102 amended (Functions of Tribunal)
221BSection 105 amended (Proceeding before Tribunal)
222Section 107 amended (Hearings to be in public)
223New section 107A inserted (Hearing on papers)
107AHearing on papers
224Section 108 amended (Restrictions on publication)
225Section 109 amended (Evidence)
226New section 109A inserted (Disciplinary Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding)
109ADisciplinary Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
227Section 110 amended (Determination of charges and orders that may be made if charge proved)
228New section 110A inserted (Costs)
110ACosts
229Section 111 amended (Appeal to Tribunal against determination by Committee)
230Section 112 amended (Application to Tribunal to review determination by Registrar)
231New section 115A inserted (Practice notes)
115APractice notes
232New section 115B inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
115BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
233New section 116A inserted (Time for appeal to High Court)
116ATime for appeal to High Court
234New section 120A inserted (Time for appeal to Court of Appeal)
120ATime for appeal to Court of Appeal
235New sections 153A and 153B and cross-heading inserted
153AOffence to fail to comply with summons
153BContempt of Tribunal
236Section 154 amended (Service of notice and documents)
237Section 156 amended (Regulations)
238Schedule 1 amended
239Principal Act
240New section 67A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting Principal Tenancy Adjudicator, Deputy Principal Tenancy Adjudicator, or Tenancy Adjudicator)
67AAppointment of temporary acting Principal Tenancy Adjudicator, Deputy Principal Tenancy Adjudicator, or Tenancy Adjudicator
241Section 68 amended (Term of office of Tenancy Adjudicators)
242New section 71A inserted (Delegation by Principal Tenancy Adjudicator)
71ADelegation by Principal Tenancy Adjudicator
243Section 88 amended (Functions of Tenancy Mediators)
244New section 92A inserted (Tribunal may strike out proceeding)
92ATribunal may strike out proceeding
245Section 96 amended (Further provisions relating to procedure generally)
245ASection 98 amended (Witness summons)
246Section 106 amended (Enforcement of possession orders)
247New section 111A inserted (Offence of breaching suppression order)
111AOffence of breaching suppression order
247ASection 112 amended (Contempt)
248New sections 115A and 115B inserted
115AOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
115BOnline publication of final written decisions
249Principal Act
250New sections 179A and 179B inserted
179AAppointment of temporary acting chairperson, deputy chairperson, or member
179BOrderly and efficient operation
251Section 181 amended (Term of office of members)
252Section 202 amended (Procedure)
253New section 211A inserted (Contempt of licensing authority)
211AContempt of licensing authority
254Section 280 amended (Variation, suspension, or cancellation of licences other than special licences)
255Section 285 amended (Suspension or cancellation of manager’s certificates)
256Principal Act
257Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
258Section 8 amended (Application for licence)
259Section 10 amended (Issue of licence: company applicant)
260Section 15 amended (Expiry and renewal of licences)
261Section 16 amended (Cancellation of licences)
262Section 17 amended (Updating licence information)
263Section 21 amended (Application for certificate)
264Section 23 amended (Waiver of disqualification)
265Section 26 amended (What happens if Police object to applicant)
266Section 30 amended (Expiry and renewal of certificates)
267Section 31 amended (Cancellation and suspension of certificates)
267ASection 34 amended (Appeals against decision of Licensing Authority)
267BSection 39 amended (Obligation to report and hold stolen goods)
268Section 42 amended (Dealers record)
269Section 44 amended (Storage of dealers record)
269ASection 47 amended (Articles to be kept for 14 days)
270Section 70 amended (Appointment of Licensing Authority)
271Section 71 amended (Deputy Licensing Authorities)
272Section 72 amended (Remuneration, and status under certain Acts)
273New sections 74A and 74B inserted
74AOrderly and efficient operation
74BContempt of Licensing Authority
274Section 75 replaced (Administrative support for Licensing Authority)
75Administrative support for Licensing Authorities
275New sections 76A to 76C inserted
76AProcedure
76BHearing on papers
76CSuppression orders
276Section 77 replaced (Annual report)
77Annual report
277New section 77A inserted (Practice notes)
77APractice notes
278New sections 77B and 77C inserted
77BOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
77COnline publication of final written decisions
279Section 78 replaced (Public registers of licence holders and of certificate holders)
78Public registers of licence holders and certificate holders
280Section 81 amended (Public access to public registers)
281Section 82 amended (Police access to other information held by Licensing Authority)
282Section 84 amended (Regulations)
283Consequential amendments to principal Act
284Principal Act
285Section 12A amended (Social Security Appeal Authority)
286Section 12B amended (Term of office of members)
287Section 12D amended (Special Appeal Authorities)
288Section 12E replaced (Deputies of members)
12EAppointment of temporary acting chairperson, deputy chairperson, or member
289New sections 12IA and 12IB inserted
12IAOrderly and efficient operation
12IBContempt of Appeal Authority
290Section 12K amended (Procedure on appeal)
291New sections 12KA and 12KB inserted
12KAHearing on papers
12KBUse of electronic facilities to hear matters
292New section 12MA inserted (Appeal Authority may strike out, determine, or adjourn appeal)
12MAAppeal Authority may strike out, determine, or adjourn appeal
293Section 12N amended (Sittings of Appeal Authority)
294New section 12PA inserted (Practice notes)
12PAPractice notes
295New section 12PB inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
12PBOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
296Section 12Q amended (Appeals to High Court on questions of law only)
296APrincipal Act
296BSection 400 amended (Appeal must be begun within 3 months of notification or further allowed period)
296CSection 403 amended (How to begin, and procedure and powers for, appeal to authority)
296DSection 406 amended (Appeal must be begun, and case stated lodged, within time prescribed or allowed)
296ESchedule 8 amended
5Appointment of temporary acting chairperson, deputy chairperson, or member
5AOrderly and efficient operation
10AHearing on papers
10BUse of electronic facilities to hear matters
10CAuthority may strike out, determine, or adjourn appeal
10DPractice notes
10EOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
13Contempt of authority
297Principal Act
297ANew section 4A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
4ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
298New section 5A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting Authority)
5AAppointment of temporary acting Authority
299Section 6 amended (Term of office of an Authority)
300New section 13AB inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
13ABOrderly and efficient operation
301Section 16 amended (Hearing of proceedings)
302New sections 20A and 20B inserted
20AHearing on papers
20BUse of electronic facilities to hear matters
303Section 21 replaced (Authority may dismiss frivolous or vexatious proceedings) New section 21A inserted (Authority may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding)
2121AAuthority may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
304Section 22 amended (Power to order costs in certain cases)
305Section 25 amended (Decision of an Authority)
306New sections 25A to 25C 25A and 25B inserted
25ASuppression orders
25BContempt of Authority
25CPractice notes
307New sections 25D and 25E inserted section 25D inserted (Online publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions)
25DOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
25EOnline publication of final written decisions
307ANew Schedule 2B Schedule inserted
308Principal Act
309Section 27 amended (How addition under section 26(1) or (2) effected)
310Section 62 amended (How to initiate adjudication)
311New section 103A inserted (Appointment of temporary acting chair or member)
103AAppointment of temporary acting chair or member
312New section 106A inserted (Orderly and efficient operation)
106AOrderly and efficient operation
313Section 107 amended (Chair may delegate duties)
314New section 109AA inserted (Procedure)
109AAProcedure
315New section 109A inserted (Tribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding)
109ATribunal may strike out, determine, or adjourn proceeding
315ASection 114 amended (Practice directions)
316New sections 114A and 114B inserted
114AOnline publication of information about procedures, time frames, and progress of decisions
114BOnline publication of final written decisions
317Section 115 amended (Offences)
318New section 115A inserted (Offence of breaching suppression order)
115AOffence of breaching suppression order
319Section 116 amended (Person in contempt of tribunal may be excluded from proceedings)
320Section 117 amended (Service of notices)
321Schedule 3 amended
322Repeal of Birdlings Flat Land Titles Act 1993
323Amendment to Residential Tenancies Rules 2010
324Revocation and amendment of enactments
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: