Disputes Tribunal Amendment Rules 2018


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Disputes Tribunal Amendment Rules 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of August 2018

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These rules are made under section 60 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


3Principal rules
4Name of principal rules changed
5Rule 2 amended (Interpretation)
6New rule 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
7Rule 4 replaced (Commencement of proceedings)
4Lodging claim and confidentiality
8Rule 4A replaced (Memorandum of agreement to extend financial limit must be in prescribed form)
4AMemorandum of agreement to extend financial limit must be in prescribed form
9Rule 5 amended (Fees)
10Rule 7 amended (Enlargement of dates of hearing)
11Rule 8 amended (Form of acknowledgement from applicant’s insurer)
12Rule 9 amended (Approval of representative)
13Rule 10 amended (Service of documents)
14Rule 11 amended (Service on corporations)
15Rule 13 amended (Time for giving certain notices)
16Rule 14 amended (Summons to witness)
17Rule 15 amended (Service of summons)
18Rule 17 amended (Witnesses’ expenses)
19Rule 18 amended (Failure to give evidence)
20Rule 19 amended (Adjournments)
21Rules 20 to 23 replaced
20Notice of objection to enforcement of order
21Requests for enforcement of work orders
22Requests for enforcement of agreed settlements
23Application for rehearing
22Rule 25 replaced (Transfer of proceedings to District Court)
25Transfer of proceedings to District Court
23Rule 26 amended (Transfer of proceedings from District Court or High Court to Tribunal)
24Rule 29 replaced (Documents that must be sealed)
29Documents that must be sealed
25Rule 30 revoked (Offices of Tribunals)
26Rule 31 amended (Office hours)
27Rule 32 revoked (Holidays of Tribunals)
28Rule 33 amended (Records)
29Rule 34 amended (Accounts)
30Rule 35 amended (Searches)
31Rule 36 amended (Advertising for candidates)
32New Schedule 1AA inserted
33Schedule amended
Explanatory note
Administrative Information