Principles of Civil Procedure - 3rd Edition

Principles of Civil Procedure - 3rd Edition

Andrew Beck


$107.10 RRP + GST

Date: 01/03/2012

Code: 9780864727343

Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND

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Principles of Civil Procedure (3rd edition) provides a clear and concise overview of the principles, themes and practical requirements that underpin the system of civil procedure in New Zealand.

It continues as the only book to offer a principle-based discussion of the law of civil procedure. It is the essential research and reference guide for students, academics, and practitioners.

The book includes comparative tables mapping the High Court Rules 1985 to the High Court Rules 2008 and vice versa.


Significant developments since the last edition include:

  • New rules relating to the service of proceedings overseas and to the governance of discovery;
  • Changes to the way cases are managed by the courts; and *An entirely new evidence regime has been established.


  • Preliminary Matters
  • Jurisdiction: Can the Court Decide this Matter?
  • Parties: Who can Bring a Claim and Who Should be Involved?
  • Types of Proceeding: How to Begin and What Is Involved
  • Documents: Pleadings, Affidavits and Forms
  • Service: Getting Documents to Other Parties
  • Defendant’s Response: Fighting off Judgment
  • Interlocutory Procedures: Matters Preparatory to Trial
  • Protection of Litigants: Devices to Prevent Waste and Abuse
  • Evidence Before Trial: Discovery, Interrogatories and Other Matters
  • Disposing of the Proceeding: Reaching a Decision on the Merits
  • Reconsideration of Decisions: Appeals and Other Remedies
  • Costs: The Price of Litigation
  • Table of Statutes and Regulations
  • Table of Cases
  • Subject Index