Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
59.3 Commencement and parties
(1) Judicial review proceedings are to be commenced by
(2) If a decision to be reviewed arose in the course of a dispute
between parties, each party who is interested in maintaining the decision must
be joined as a defendant.
(3) If the proceedings seek to prohibit, injunct or mandate a step
that has not been taken, each body or person who may be directly affected by
the relief sought must be joined as a defendant.
(4) The body or person responsible for a decision to be reviewed must
be joined as a defendant, but not as the first defendant unless there is no