Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 11:02)
Part 49 Division 2
Division 2 Matters before a judicial registrar of the District Court
49.5   Reference of matter to the District Court
(DCR Part 43A, rule 2)
The judicial registrar of the District Court may refer any proceedings before the judicial registrar to the District Court constituted by a Judge.
49.6   Court may order removal of proceedings from judicial registrar
(DCR Part 43A, rule 3)
The District Court constituted by a Judge may, before the conclusion of any proceedings before the judicial registrar (other than proceedings for an interlocutory order), order that the proceedings be removed into the Court as so constituted.
49.7   Court may dispose of matter referred by or removed from judicial registrar
(DCR Part 43A, rule 4)
If proceedings are referred to the District Court constituted by a Judge under rule 49.5 or removed into the Court under rule 49.6, the Court—
(a)  may hear and determine any matter in the proceedings that was before the judicial registrar, or
(b)  may determine any question arising in the proceedings and remit the proceedings to the judicial registrar with such directions as the Court thinks fit.