18 August 2021 | IMPORTANT NOTICE


In line with Ministry of Health guidance, our staff are currently working remotely. They remain available to assist and it is business as usual. However, we ask that wherever possible you contact us online or by email to registrar@buildingdisputestribunal.co.nz.

If you need to courier documents, please contact our Registry staff in the first instance to confirm the appropriate delivery details.

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Set out in this section are a series of template documents, which comply with the BDT Rules, which you may download and use free of charge. This library is regularly updated to ensure our forms and precedents remain current and comply with any amendments to the Rules. As such, we would advise you to return to this page each time you wish to access any of these documents so that you can be sure you are using the most up-to-date version of the document.

Notice of Arbitration

including Guidance Notes

Arbitration Agreement

in the form found at Appendix 2 to the BDT Arbitration Rules

Guidelines for Expert Evidence

as provided for in Appendix 4 to the BDT Arbitration Rules

Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses 

as provided for in Appendix 5 to the BDT Arbitration Rules

Agreement to Act as Arbitral Secretary

in the form found at Appendix 6 to the BDT Arbitration Rules