District Courts Fees Regulations 2009

Schedule 2 Transitional provisions relating to District Courts Rules 2014

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Schedule 2: inserted, on 1 July 2014, by regulation 11 of the District Courts Fees Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/178).

(1)

If, under Schedule 1 of the District Courts Rules 2014, the District Courts Rules 2009 (the 2009 rules) continue to apply to a proceeding, the District Courts Fees Regulations 2009 (as in force immediately before 1 July 2014) continue to apply to that proceeding, but only while the 2009 rules continue to apply to that proceeding.

(2)

However,—

(a)

if a notice of pursuit of claim or a notice of pursuit of counterclaim is filed on or after 1 July 2014, no filing fee is payable under the 2009 rules:

(b)

if a notice of pursuit of claim or a notice of pursuit of counterclaim was filed before 1 July 2014 but as at 1 July 2014 a judicial settlement conference or a short trial has not taken place, then no fee is payable for whichever of the following is the first to occur on or after 1 July 2014:

(i)

a judicial settlement conference:

(ii)

a short trial:

(c)

no filing fee is payable in respect of any of the items listed in clause 5(3) of Schedule 1 of the District Courts Rules 2014.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.