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Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal proceedings transfer Practice Note issued

02 July 2019

The Chief High Court Judge, Justice Geoffrey Venning, has issued a practice note dealing with arrangements for transferring proceedings from the High Court to the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal.

The Practice Note Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Act 2019, Arrangements for transfer of proceedings, HCPN 2019/2 (civ), has immediate effect.

It applies to applications under section 16 of the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Act 2019.

The note says an application for transfer under section 16 may be made by memorandum which is to be filed and served no the other party. The party applying for transfer must set out in the memorandum brief reasons why the transfer is in the interests of justice.

Other practice notes issued by the Tribunal are available here.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019