(1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,—
address for service, in relation to a party, means the address of a place in New Zealand at which any document may be left for, or sent to, that party under these rules
applicant means a person who is filing, or has filed, an application
application for a section 12 direction means an application under section 12 of the Act for a direction that a final non-contact order against the offender also apply against any other person named in the application
associated person means the person against whom an application for a section 12 direction is made
chief executive means the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice
court means a District Court
electronic system used by the Registry means an electronic system that is approved by the chief executive for any particular or general purpose
Registrar means the Registrar of a court, and includes a Deputy Registrar of a court.
(2) If a word or an expression used in these rules is not defined in these rules but is defined in the Act, then unless the context otherwise requires, the word or expression has, in these rules, the meaning given to it by the Act.