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Agenda for 26 November 2018 meeting

The agenda for the 26 November 2018 meeting can be found here.

The minutes from previous meetings can be found under the "Committee Minutes" tab.

Representative proceedings

The Rules Committee is now considering the responses it has received to the Consultation on Representative Proceedings. The Committee's focus is on crafting rules that clarify and formalise the procedure for commencing and defending a representative proceeding. Submissions were due by 16 November 2018. A copy of the consultation paper can be found here.

Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2018

The Supreme Court Amendment Rules 2018 came into effect on 14 June 2018. The rules amended several parts of the Supreme Court Rules 2004.

Court of Appeal (Civil) Amendment Rules 2018

The Court of Appeal (Civil) Amendment Rules 2018 have received concurrence and will come into effect on 1 March 2019. The rules will amend the Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005 and will modernise the approach to civil procedure in the Court of Appeal.

Te reo on court documents

The High Court Rules 2016 and Supreme Court Rules 2004 have been amended to require the headings of court documents to be written in both English and te reo Māori. The equivalent change to the Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005 will come into effect on 1 March 2019.