Judicial Council Act 2019

61.

Referral of complaint for resolution by informal means

61. (1) Where the Judicial Conduct Committee decides under section 60(1) to refer a complaint in respect of the judge concerned for resolution by informal means, it shall request in writing the designated judge or designated judges to undertake the resolution of the complaint by informal means in accordance with this Chapter.

(2) The designated judge or designated judges may, upon receipt by him, her or them of a request under subsection (1), appoint not more than 3 judges of the court of which the judge concerned is a judge to undertake the resolution by informal means in accordance with this Chapter of the complaint concerned on behalf of that designated judge or those designated judges, and the judge or judges so appointed shall undertake the resolution by informal means of that complaint accordingly.

(3) References in this Chapter (other than in this section) to the designated judge or designated judges shall, in the case of a complaint in respect of which an appointment or appointments is or are made under subsection (2), be construed as references to the judge or judges appointed under that subsection.