1.24.1 The forms set out in Schedule 1 must be used in relevant proceedings under these rules. The forms specific to District Courts are set out fully in the schedule, and High Court forms incorporated by reference in these rules are referred to in the table at the beginning of the schedule.
1.24.2 Despite anything in this Part, reformatted versions of forms 2 to 6CCA may be provided by the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice for general use and be received for filing. For example, such versions may use different type sizes or fonts, or reposition information or notes.
1.24.3 The High Court forms incorporated in these rules need to be modified to suit District Courts.
1.24.4 A document that does not comply with these rules may be received for filing only by leave of the court or a Registrar.
1.24.5 The cost of an application under rule 1.24.4 must be borne by the party making it, and may not be claimed as costs against another party under Part 4.
1.24.6 Despite rule 1.24.4, a document presented for filing by a party who is not represented by a solicitor may be received and corrected by a Registrar, with the consent of that party.
1.24.7 A document required by these rules for which no form is specified (either in these rules or in a High Court Rule applied for the purpose of these rules) must—
1.24.8 A document required by these rules for which a form is specified (either in these rules or in a High Court Rule applied for the purpose of these rules) must, in addition, have a cover sheet that complies with rules 1.29 to 1.32.
Compare: SR 1992/109 r 21
Rule 1.24.8: inserted, on 14 June 2012, by rule 6 of the District Courts (General) Amendment Rules 2012 (SR 2012/85).