(1) Rules of the Tribunal may be made—
(a) regulating the business of the Tribunal and the duties of the various members and staff of the Tribunal; and
(b) authorising the registrars and other staff of the Tribunal to exercise powers with respect to proceedings before the Tribunal and providing for the internal review of specified classes of decisions in specified circumstances; and
(c) regulating the practice and procedure of the Tribunal; and
(d) imposing obligations on persons seeking to commence proceedings before the Tribunal to take any step, including to give a notification to another person or to provide any specified information; and
(e) providing for the service of applications and documents; and
(f) imposing obligations on parties to proceedings before the Tribunal to disclose to each other the contents of expert reports or other material of relevance to the proceedings before or in connection with the hearing of the proceedings; and
(g) regulating the referral of a matter to mediation, the conduct of mediations or the referral of questions for investigation and report by an expert or referee; and
(h) regulating the form in which evidence may be taken; and
(i) restricting or prohibiting certain classes of persons from appearing as representatives in proceedings before the Tribunal; and
(j) providing for the Tribunal to waive any procedural requirement; and
(k) regulating costs and providing for the assessment and settling of costs; and
(l) providing for witness fees; and
(m) providing for other matters relating to the management, conduct or settlement of proceedings before the Tribunal; and
(n) dealing with any other matters necessary or expedient for the effective and efficient operation of the Tribunal.
(2) The power to make rules under this section includes the power to make rules in respect of any jurisdiction conferred on the Tribunal by a relevant Act.
(3) Rules of the Tribunal may be made by the President and a Deputy President of the Tribunal.
(4) The rules take effect from the date of publication in the Gazette or a later date specified in the rules.
(5) The rules must be consistent with the regulations, and with any relevant Act.