District Court Act 2016

234 Reviews of decisions of Registrars concerning fees

(1)

A person who disagrees with a decision of a Registrar or Deputy Registrar under regulations made under section 231(1) or 232(1) may apply to a Judge to review that decision.

(2)

The application must be made within—

(a)

20 working days after the date on which the applicant is notified of the decision; or

(b)

any further time that the Judge allows on application, which may be made either before or after the expiry of that period.

(3)

The application may be made informally.

(4)

A review is—

(a)

conducted by way of rehearing of the matter in respect of which the Registrar or Deputy Registrar made the decision; and

(b)

dealt with on the papers, unless the Judge directs otherwise.

(5)

The Judge may confirm, modify, or reverse the decision of the Registrar or Deputy Registrar.

(6)

No fee is payable on the application.

Compare: 1947 No 16 s 123A