Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2014

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Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of April 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 51C of the Judicature Act 1908 and section 386 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and with the concurrence of the Right Honourable the Chief Justice and at least 2 other members of the Rules Committee (of whom at least 1 was a Judge of the High Court), makes the following rules.

Rules

1 Title
  • These rules are the Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These rules come into force on 3 June 2014.

3 Principal rules
4 New rule 10A inserted (Practice note about electronic format)
  • After rule 10, insert:

    10A Practice note about electronic format
    • If, under these rules, or with the authority of the court, any document or bundles of documents are to be served or filed electronically by any party, the party must have regard to any practice note issued from time to time by the Chief Justice about electronic formats.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These rules, which come into force on 3 June 2014, require any party filing or serving documents electronically in relation to proceedings in the Supreme Court to have regard to any practice note issued from time to time by the Chief Justice about electronic formats.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 April 2014.

These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.