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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 19.56

Hearing of application

             (1)  An application for review must be heard by a Judge.

             (2)  At the hearing of the application:

                     (a)  the court must not receive any new evidence;

                     (b)  the court may:

                              (i)  exercise all the powers of the Registrar;

                             (ii)  set aside or vary the Registrar's decision; and

                            (iii)  return any item to the Registrar for reconsideration; and

                     (c)  a party may raise an issue only if it:

                              (i)  was identified as a disputed item in the Notice Disputing Itemised Costs Account;

                             (ii)  concerns the costs of assessing the itemised costs account;

                            (iii)  concerns an alleged error of calculation in, or omission from, the assessment of the itemised costs account; or

                            (iv)  concerns an alleged error of law or fact by the Registrar, and the party has made a request under subrule 19.32(4).

             (3)  A hearing of an application for review does not operate as a stay of the decision reviewed.

Note:          This rule applies unless the court orders otherwise (see rule 1.12).

Summary of Chapter 20

Chapter 20 sets out the processes for enforcing obligations in financial cases.

The rules in Chapter 1 relating to the court's general powers apply in all cases and override all other provisions in these Rules.

A word or expression used in this Chapter may be defined in the dictionary at the end of these Rules.

   



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