Employment Relations Authority Regulations 2000

3 Interpretation


In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

address for service, in relation to any party, means the address from time to time given by or on behalf of that party in accordance with regulation 15

Authority means the Employment Relations Authority established by section 156 of the Act

court means the Employment Court established by section 186 of the Act

officer of the Authority means any employee of the department designated by the chief executive under section 185 of the Act to act as an officer of the Authority

overseas party means a party—


who is to be served out of New Zealand; or


who has been served out of New Zealand

registered post includes any postal service providing a system of recorded delivery, whether provided by New Zealand Post Limited or not.


In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—


a word or expression defined in the Act has the same meaning as it has in the Act:


a reference to a numbered form is a reference to the form so numbered in Schedule 1.

Compare: SR 1991/227 r 2

Regulation 3(1) overseas party: inserted, on 10 December 2004, by regulation 3 of the Employment Relations Authority Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/423).