(1) If a clerk refuses
to accept a document delivered or sent to the Court then the document is to be
taken not to have been lodged.
(2) If a clerk refuses
to accept a document that was sent to the Court electronically or by fax, the
Court must give to the party notice of the refusal.
(3) In an application
under the Magistrates Court Act 2004 section 17(3) for leave to
lodge an originating claim, the party wanting to lodge the claim is to be
taken to be a party to a case for the purposes of making the application.