Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 1999

Reprint
as at 19 May 2011

Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 1999

(SR 1999/245)


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These rules are administered in the Department for Courts.


PURSUANT to section 60 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following rules.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These rules may be cited as the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 1999, and are part of the Disputes Tribunals Rules 19891 (the principal rules).

    (2) These rules come into force on 13 September 1999.

2 Application for rehearing
  • The principal rules are amended by revoking rule 23, and substituting the following rule:

    23
    • Every application for a rehearing under section 49 of the Act must specify the grounds on which the application is made.

3 Transfer of proceedings from District Court or High Court to Tribunal
  • Rule 26 of the principal rules is amended by revoking subclauses (3) and (4), and substituting the following subclauses:

    • (3) If proceedings are transferred to a Tribunal under section 37(1) or section 37(2) of the Act, the Registrar must as soon as practicable,—

      • (a) Notify all the parties to the proceedings that the proceedings are transferred: and

      • (b) Request the plaintiff to lodge a claim form within 14 days of receipt of the request, or within such further time as the Registrar, on application, allows.

    • (4) If the plaintiff lodges a claim form with the Registrar in accordance with subclause (3)(b), then the Registrar must fix a day and time for the hearing and must, as soon as practicable and at least 10 days before the hearing,—

      • (a) Notify all parties to the proceedings of the time and place of the hearing; and

      • (b) Send to the parties (other than the plaintiff) a copy of the claim.

4 Plaintiff in proceedings transferred to Tribunal to lodge claim
  • (1) Rule 27 of the principal rules is revoked.

    (2) Rule 5(2) is consequentially amended by omitting the words rule 27 of these rules, and substituting the words rule 26(3)(b).

5 Forms substituted
  • The Schedule of the principal rules is amended by revoking form 2, and substituting the form 2 set out in the Schedule.

    Rule 5: amended, on 19 May 2011, by rule 9(2) of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104).


Schedule
Forms substituted in Schedule

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Form Form 1

[Revoked]

  • Schedule form 1: revoked, on 19 May 2011, by rule 9(2) of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104).

Form 2

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Form Form 3

[Revoked]

  • Schedule form 3: revoked, on 19 May 2011, by rule 9(2) of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104).

Form Form 4

[Revoked]

  • Schedule form 4: revoked, on 19 May 2011, by rule 9(2) of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104).

Form Form 10

[Revoked]

  • Schedule form 10: revoked, on 19 May 2011, by rule 9(2) of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104).

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 July 1999.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 1999. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the rules as at 19 May 2011. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Disputes Tribunals Amendment Rules 2011 (SR 2011/104): rule 9(2)


  • 1 SR 1989/34