High Court Amendment Rules (No 3) 2013


High Court Amendment Rules (No 3) 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of September 2013

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 51C of the Judicature Act 1908, 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 established under section 51B of the Judicature Act 1908 (of whom at least 1 was a Judge of the High Court), makes the following rules.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal rules

4 Rule 5.40 amended (Change of representation or address for service)

5 Rule 5.42 amended (Address for service of party whose solicitor has ceased to act)

6 Rule 5.44 amended (Memorandum at end of first document filed by party)

7 Rule 5.49 amended (Appearance and objection to jurisdiction)

8 Rule 6.1 amended (Methods of service)

9 Rule 6.6 amended (Service by means of post office box, document exchange, fax, or email)

10 New rule 7.1AA inserted (Outline of case management procedures for different types of proceedings)

11 Rule 7.1 amended (Proceedings subject of case management)

12 Rule 7.14 amended (Case management conferences for appeals)

13 New rule 7.43A inserted (Directions as to conduct of proceedings)

14 Rule 7.55 amended (Preservation of property)

15 Rule 7.56 amended (Sale of perishable property before hearing)

16 Rule 9.4 amended (Preparation of common bundle)

17 Rule 9.56 amended (Affidavit evidence under order of court)

18 Rule 10.10 amended (When both parties appear)

19 Rule 12.5 replaced (Service out of New Zealand)

20 Rule 12.7 amended (Time for service)

21 Rule 15.10 amended (Judgment may be set aside or varied)

22 Rule 18.4 amended (Commencement of proceedings)

23 New rule 19.5A inserted (Directions as to filing of statement of claim and defence)

24 Rule 19.11 amended (Directions as to parties and conduct of applications)

25 Rule 24.9 amended (Service of bankruptcy notice in New Zealand)

26 Rule 29.10 amended (Application for directions)

27 Rule 29.12 amended (Hearing of application for directions)

28 Rule 31.36 amended (Applications involving allegations of fraud, negligence, misfeasance, or similar behaviour)

29 Schedule 1 amended

Explanatory note

Administrative information