Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Regulations 2008

Reprint as at 29 October 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Regulations 2008

(SR 2008/184)

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of June 2008

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Pursuant to section 339 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Regulations 2008.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 August 2008.

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

case officer means an employee of the Ministry of Justice who provides administrative support services to the Disciplinary Tribunal under the direction of the chairperson or the Tribunal

chairperson means the chairperson, deputy chairperson, or any other member of the Disciplinary Tribunal acting for the time being in the capacity of the chairperson

Disciplinary Tribunal or Tribunal means the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal established by section 226 of the Act and whose office is at the Ministry of Justice

Ministry means the Ministry of Justice

party means a party to proceedings before the Disciplinary Tribunal

person charged means the person against whom a charge is laid

proceedings means proceedings before the Disciplinary Tribunal

to file, in relation to any document, means—

(a)

to file 8 copies of the document with the Disciplinary Tribunal; or

(b)

to file the document with the Disciplinary Tribunal in accordance with any directions of the chairperson

(1A)

[Revoked]

(1B)

[Revoked]

(2)

Any term that is defined in the Act and used, but not defined, in these regulations has the meaning given in the Act.

Regulation 3(1) Ministry: inserted, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Regulation 3(1) Disciplinary Tribunal or Tribunal: amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Regulation 3(1) Tribunals Unit: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Regulation 3(1A): revoked, on 29 October 2019 (after being inserted by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 on this date), by regulation 4 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

Regulation 3(1B): revoked, on 29 October 2019 (after being inserted by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 on this date), by regulation 4 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

4 Forms
[Revoked]

Regulation 4: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Part 1 Hearing of charges and applications for interim suspension

5 Laying and service of charge by Standards Committee

(1)

A charge laid under section 154 of the Act by a Standards Committee must be in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal and must be supported by affidavit.

(2)

The Standards Committee laying the charge must ensure that the person charged and the complainant (if any) are, without delay, served with—

(a)

written notice of the Committee’s determination that the complaint or matter should be determined by the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

a copy of the charge; and

(c)

a copy of the supporting affidavit.

Regulation 5(1): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

6 Laying and service of charge by Legal Complaints Review Officer

(1)

A charge laid under section 212(1)(a) of the Act by the Legal Complaints Review Officer must be in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal and must be supported by affidavit.

(2)

The Legal Complaints Review Officer must ensure that the person charged and the complainant (if any) are served with—

(a)

written notice of the officer’s decision that the complaint or matter should be considered by the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

a copy of the charge; and

(c)

a copy of the supporting affidavit.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 3

Regulation 6(1): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

7 Response to charge

(1)

A person against whom a charge is laid under section 154 or 212 of the Act must, within 10 working days of being served with the charge or within a time specified by the Disciplinary Tribunal,—

(a)

file a written response to the charge in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

serve the response on the party that laid the charge.

(2)

The response must state—

(a)

which of the facts alleged in each charge are admitted and which are denied; and

(b)

in relation to each charge, whether the charge itself is admitted or denied; and

(c)

whether the person wishes to be heard by the Disciplinary Tribunal (whether in person, by his or her legal representative, or otherwise).

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 5A

Regulation 7(1)(a): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

8 Application for interim suspension of practitioner

An application under section 155 or 212(2) of the Act for the suspension of a practitioner pending the determination of a charge—

(a)

must state the grounds of the application in terms of section 245(2) of the Act:

(b)

may be made without notice:

(c)

must be in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 10

Regulation 8(c): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

9 Application for revocation of interim suspension order, etc

An application under section 245(4) of the Act by a practitioner for the revocation of an interim suspension order or direction, or both, must—

(a)

be in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

be filed with the Tribunal; and

(c)

be served on the party that laid the charge.

Regulation 9(a): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

10 lssues conference

(1)

After a charge is laid under section 154 or 212 of the Act, the chairperson must, as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances, convene an issues conference with the parties.

(2)

The case officer must, as soon as the chairperson has fixed a date, time, and place for the issues conference, notify the parties in writing of that decision.

(3)

At the issues conference, the chairperson may—

(a)

give any directions permitted under regulation 32:

(b)

either—

(i)

set the matter down for hearing; or

(ii)

fix a date, time, and place for a setting down conference with the parties.

11 Setting down conference

(1)

If any directions were given at the issues conference but no order was made under regulation 10(3)(b),—

(a)

the party that laid the charge must inform the case officer once all directions have been complied with; and

(b)

the chairperson must, as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances, convene a setting down conference with the parties; and

(c)

the case officer must, as soon as the chairperson has fixed a date, time, and place for the setting down conference, notify the parties in writing of that decision.

(2)

At the setting down conference, the chairperson—

(a)

must, in accordance with subclause (3), fix a date or dates for the hearing of the charge; and

(b)

may give any further directions that he or she considers necessary for the efficient and just conduct of the hearing.

(3)

The first date of the hearing must be no less than 10 working days after the date of the setting down conference, unless all parties agree otherwise.

12 Notice of hearing

The case officer must, no later than 10 working days before the hearing, give written notice of the hearing to the parties unless all parties agree otherwise.

13 People charged jointly

If 2 or more people are charged jointly, the Disciplinary Tribunal may, after hearing the parties affected, determine—

(a)

whether to hear the charges together or separately; and

(b)

if the charges are to be heard together, the order of evidence and addresses.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 7

14 Service of order under section 242, 243, 244, 245, or 249 of Act

Whenever the Disciplinary Tribunal makes an order under section 242, 243, 244, 245, or 249 of the Act, the case officer must ensure that a copy of the order is served on—

(a)

the person charged; and

(b)

the party that laid the charge; and

(c)

the New Zealand Law Society, if the person charged is a lawyer or former lawyer or an employee or former employee of a lawyer or an incorporated law firm; and

(d)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers, if the person charged is a conveyancing practitioner or former conveyancing practitioner or an employee or former employee of a conveyancing practitioner or an incorporated conveyancing firm; and

(e)

any other person specified by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 9

Part 2 Application for consent to employ

15 Application for consent to employ

(1)

An application to the Disciplinary Tribunal under section 248 of the Act for consent to employ a person specified in subsection (1) of that section must—

(a)

be in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

state the reasons why the person should be employed; and

(c)

be supported by affidavit.

(2)

The applicant must—

(a)

file the application with the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

serve, without delay, notice of the application on the New Zealand Law Society, or as the case may require, the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers.

Regulation 15(1)(a): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

16 Issues conference

(1)

After the Disciplinary Tribunal has received an application under section 248 of the Act, the chairperson must, as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances, convene an issues conference with the parties.

(2)

The case officer must, as soon as the chairperson has fixed a date, time, and place for the issues conference, give written notice of that decision to the applicant and—

(a)

the New Zealand Law Society, if the applicant is a lawyer or an incorporated law firm; or

(b)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers, if the applicant is a conveyancing practitioner or an incorporated conveyancing firm.

(3)

At the issues conference, the chairperson may—

(a)

give any directions permitted under regulation 32:

(b)

either—

(i)

set the matter down for hearing; or

(ii)

fix a date, time, and place for a setting down conference with the parties.

17 Setting down conference

(1)

If any directions were given at the issues conference but no order was made under regulation 16(3)(b),—

(a)

the applicant must inform the case officer once all directions have been complied with; and

(b)

the chairperson must, as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances, convene a setting down conference with the parties; and

(c)

the case officer must, as soon as the chairperson has fixed a date, time, and place for the setting down conference, notify the parties in writing of that decision.

(2)

At the setting down conference, the chairperson—

(a)

must, in accordance with subclause (3), fix a date or dates for the hearing of the application; and

(b)

may give any further directions that he or she considers necessary for the efficient and just conduct of the hearing.

(3)

The first date of the hearing must be no less than 10 working days after the date of the setting down conference, unless all parties agree otherwise.

18 Notice of hearing

(1)

The case officer must, no later than 10 working days before the date of the hearing, give written notice of the hearing to the applicant and—

(a)

the New Zealand Law Society, if the applicant is a lawyer or an incorporated law firm; or

(b)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers, if the applicant is a conveyancing practitioner or an incorporated conveyancing firm.

(2)

The chairperson may direct the case officer to arrange for the application and the hearing to be advertised in a form approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice after consultation with the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal or as the chairperson thinks fit.

Regulation 18(2): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

19 Objections

(1)

If an application under section 248 of the Act has been advertised under regulation 18, a person who wishes to make an objection to it must, by the date specified in the advertisement,—

(a)

file a written notice stating the grounds of the objection; and

(b)

serve the notice on—

(i)

the New Zealand Law Society, if the applicant is a lawyer or incorporated law firm; or

(ii)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers, if the applicant is a conveyancing practitioner or an incorporated conveyancing firm.

(2)

The case officer must, without delay, give the applicant a copy of any objection received.

20 Right of Societies and objectors to appear and be heard

In addition to the applicant, the following people may appear and be heard at the hearing of an application under section 248 of the Act:

(a)

the New Zealand Law Society; and

(b)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers; and

(c)

an objector who has given notice under regulation 19.

Part 3 General provisions

21 Address for service

(1)

The first document filed by any party must state that party’s address for service and telephone number.

(2)

A party may change that party’s address for service and telephone number by giving written notice to the Disciplinary Tribunal and every other party.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 23

22 Leave to withdraw proceedings

(1)

No charge, application, or appeal may, after it is filed with the Disciplinary Tribunal, be withdrawn except with—

(a)

the leave of the chairperson given on the application of any party; or

(b)

the leave of the Disciplinary Tribunal.

(2)

On any application for leave to withdraw, the chairperson may—

(a)

grant leave on any terms and subject to any conditions he or she thinks fit; or

(b)

dismiss the application; or

(c)

refer the application to the Disciplinary Tribunal to decide as it thinks fit.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 25

23 Adjournments

(1)

The chairperson may, at any time before a hearing, adjourn the hearing if it appears necessary or expedient to do so in the circumstances.

(2)

The Disciplinary Tribunal may, of its own motion or on application by any party, adjourn the hearing to a time and place and on terms and conditions it thinks fit.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 26

24 Amendment of or addition to charge

(1)

At the hearing of a charge, the Disciplinary Tribunal may of its own motion or on the application of any party, amend or add to the charge if the Tribunal considers it appropriate to do so.

(2)

The Disciplinary Tribunal must adjourn the hearing if it considers that the amendment or addition would—

(a)

take the person charged by surprise; or

(b)

prejudice the conduct of the case.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 27

25 Evidence

(1)

All evidence must be given by affidavit unless the Disciplinary Tribunal directs otherwise.

(2)

All witnesses must be available for cross-examination if required by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 8(1)

26 Service of witness summons

A party who has successfully applied for the issue of a witness summons under clause 6(1) of Schedule 4 of the Act must ensure that—

(a)

the summons is served on the person summoned; and

(b)

notice of the summons is served on every other party.

27 Failure to appear

(1)

If a party fails to appear at a hearing of the Disciplinary Tribunal, the Tribunal may, having regard to all the circumstances,—

(a)

adjourn the hearing; or

(b)

on proof of service on the party of the notice of hearing, hear and determine the proceeding in the party’s absence; or

(c)

dismiss the proceedings.

(2)

Subclause (1)(b) does not limit the Disciplinary Tribunal’s power to adjourn the hearing.

(3)

The Disciplinary Tribunal may order the party who has failed to appear to pay costs.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 28(1)

28 Failure to comply with directions

If a party fails to comply with any direction given by the chairperson under regulation 32, the Disciplinary Tribunal may, after having regard to all the circumstances,—

(a)

adjourn the hearing; or

(b)

dismiss the proceedings.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 28(2)

29 Method of service

(1)

Service of a document may be effected by—

(a)

delivering it to the person personally; or

(b)

addressing the document for service at the address for service and—

(i)

leaving the document at that address; or

(ii)

sending the document to that address by any form of prepaid delivery service that requires acknowledgement of receipt of delivery; or

(iii)

sending the document by electronic communication to an electronic address provided by the person as an address for the giving or service of documents of that kind; or

(c)

any other manner directed by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

(2)

If no address for service is given, the address for service is the address of the person’s last known place of abode or business in New Zealand.

(3)

If service is not effected personally, proof that the document was addressed, and left or sent, as referred to in subclause (1)(b) is, unless the contrary is shown, proof of service.

(4)

If service is effected by sending the document by electronic communication, the document is, unless the contrary is shown, served at the time when the communication containing the document first enters an information system outside the control of the originator.

(5)

In this regulation,—

document includes any notice

information system has the same meaning as it has in the Electronic Courts and Tribunals Act 2016

serve includes give or send.

(6)

This regulation does not apply to the service of a witness summons under regulation 26.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 31

Regulation 29(1)(b)(ii): replaced, on 29 October 2019 (after being amended by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 on this date), by regulation 5(1) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

Regulation 29(1)(b)(iii): replaced, on 29 October 2019, by regulation 5(2) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

Regulation 29(3): replaced, on 29 October 2019, by regulation 5(3) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

Regulation 29(4): inserted, on 29 October 2019 (after the previous regulation 29(4) was revoked by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 on this date), by regulation 5(4) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

Regulation 29(5): replaced, on 29 October 2019, by regulation 5(5) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/229).

30 Power to extend or shorten time

The Disciplinary Tribunal or the chairperson may extend or shorten the time for doing any act or thing specified in these regulations, whether or not the time for doing it has expired.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 32

31 Power to dispense with certain requirements

The Disciplinary Tribunal or the chairperson may, if it appears just to do so, dispense with any requirement of these regulations relating to applications, payment of fees, notices, affidavits, documents, service, time, or any other matter.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 33

32 Chairperson may convene conference and give directions

(1)

For the purposes of the just, efficient, and expeditious conduct of proceedings, the chairperson may convene a conference of the parties or counsel representing the parties.

(2)

The conference may—

(a)

be convened at any time before the day of the hearing or after the hearing has commenced; and

(b)

be held by a personal attendance of those involved or by telephone conference or video link.

(3)

At the conference, the chairperson may—

(a)

direct a party to—

(i)

file, within a time that the chairperson thinks fit, any affidavits, documents, or lists of documents relating to any of the matters at issue; and

(ii)

promptly serve on every other party a copy of each document filed:

(b)

direct or permit a party to file and serve any affidavits, documents, or lists of documents in reply, within a time that the chairperson thinks fit:

(c)

direct the order in which the parties must present their cases at the hearing, having regard to the onus of proof on any particular issue:

(d)

direct a party charged to file and serve, within a time that the chairperson thinks fit, a schedule of admissions or denials of the charges made against that party:

(e)

subject to section 239 of the Act and notwithstanding regulation 25, direct that the evidence at the hearing be given by affidavit or orally, or partly by affidavit and partly orally:

(f)

direct any party to file and serve on every other party written submissions within a time that the chairperson thinks fit:

(g)

give any other directions that the chairperson thinks fit for the purposes described in subclause (1).

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 34A

33 Sittings of Disciplinary Tribunal using telephone conference or audiovisual link

The hearing of a matter, or any part of a matter, may be conducted by telephone, audiovisual link, or any other remote access facility if the chairperson of the Tribunal considers it appropriate and the necessary facilities are available.

Regulation 33: replaced, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

34 Delivery of decisions

Any order or decision of the Disciplinary Tribunal may, if the Tribunal thinks fit, be delivered by any 1 or more members of the Tribunal.

35 Retention of documents and exhibits

The Ministry must retain any books, papers, or other exhibits produced or used at a hearing of the Disciplinary Tribunal until the time for appeal has expired and, if an appeal is made, until the appeal is heard or otherwise disposed of.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 34

Regulation 35: amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

36 Record of proceedings

(1)

A record of the proceedings of the Disciplinary Tribunal must be taken at every hearing and stored by the Ministry on behalf of the Tribunal at the conclusion of the hearing.

(2)

The following people are entitled at all reasonable times to inspect the record or a transcript of it and may receive a copy of the transcript on request:

(a)

a person who is entitled to be heard on an appeal against an order or decision of the Disciplinary Tribunal:

(b)

the New Zealand Law Society, if the proceeding relates to—

(i)

a current or former lawyer, a current or former incorporated law firm, or a current or former employee of a lawyer or incorporated law firm; or

(ii)

an appeal against a decision of the New Zealand Law Society declining or refusing to issue a practising certificate:

(c)

the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers, if the proceeding relates to—

(i)

a current or former conveyancing practitioner, a current or former incorporated conveyancing firm, or a current or former employee of a conveyancing practitioner or incorporated conveyancing firm; or

(ii)

an appeal against a decision of the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers declining or refusing to issue a practising certificate:

(d)

any court hearing an appeal against a decision of the Disciplinary Tribunal.

(3)

The chairperson may, subject to conditions the chairperson thinks fit, permit a person to—

(a)

inspect the record or a transcript of it:

(b)

receive a copy of the transcript.

Compare: SR 1984/224 r 29

Regulation 36(1): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

37 Fees

A fee of $320 (inclusive of goods and services tax) is payable to the Disciplinary Tribunal for—

(a)

an appeal to the Disciplinary Tribunal under section 42 of the Act:

(b)

an application by a person for restoration of his or her name to the roll under section 246(1) of the Act:

(c)

an application by a person for the restoration of his or her name to the register under section 246(2) of the Act:

(d)

an application under section 247(1) of the Act for the revocation of an order made under section 242(1)(h) of the Act:

(e)

an application for consent to employ a person under section 248 of the Act.

Regulation 37: amended, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 4 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/217).

Regulation 37: amended, on 1 July 2011, by regulation 4 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Disciplinary Tribunal) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/165).

Schedule Forms

[Revoked]

r 4

Schedule: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form A Charge laid by Standards Committee against practitioner, former practitioner, employee, or former employee under section 154 of Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

[Revoked]

r 5

Schedule form A: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form B Charge laid by Legal Complaints Review Officer against practitioner, former practitioner, employee, or former employee under section 212(1)(a) of Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

[Revoked]

r 6

Schedule form B: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form C Response to charge against practitioner, former practitioner, employee, or former employee

[Revoked]

r 7

Schedule form C: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form D Application without notice* for interim suspension of practitioner pending determination of charge

[Revoked]

r 8

Schedule form D: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form E Application for revocation of interim suspension order/order to publicise suspension order*

[Revoked]

r 9

Schedule form E: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form F Application for consent to employ

[Revoked]

r 15

Schedule form F: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Form G Public notice

[Revoked]

r 18

Schedule form G: revoked, on 29 October 2019, by section 340(3) of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Act 2018 (2018 No 51).

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 July 2008.

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