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Contents (1987 - 15)
Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 21 October 2017 at 19:39)
Part 11 Section 78
78   Rules of court
(1)  The power of a person or body to make rules of court includes power to make rules of court for the purposes of any Act or statutory rule that permits or requires any thing to be done by or in accordance with rules of court.
(2)  If an Act or statutory rule:
(a)  confers any jurisdiction on a court or tribunal, or
(b)  extends or varies the jurisdiction of a court or tribunal,
the person or body having power to make rules or orders regulating the practice and procedure of the court or tribunal may make rules or orders (including rules or orders with respect to costs) regulating the practice and procedure of the court or tribunal in the exercise of the jurisdiction so conferred, extended or varied.