Rules of the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand
5. Response to Grounds of Appeal
Please set out in detail your response to the Appellant’s statement of why and how she/he/it considers the
decision being appealed was wrong or incorrect as contained in the Notice of Appeal and Appeal Brief.
TITLE FIRST NAME SURNAME
DAY / MONTH / YEAR
PO Box 3338
Ph: 0800 55 66 80
Fax: 0800 55 66 81
6. Signature of Respondent
The Respondent’s representative may sign on behalf of it, and in so doing undertakes she/he has the
authority to do so.
Filing and Service Instructions
1. This Statement of Defence should be signed and ﬁ led with the Registrar of the Sports Tribunal at
the address given below within 14 working days of the Respondent receiving the Appeal Brief.
2. The Statement of Defence should be accompanied by copies of all documents upon which the
3. The Respondent must send copies of this Statement of Defence and documents upon which the
Respondent relies to the Appellant at the address shown on the Notice of Appeal at the same
time as they are ﬁ led with the Tribunal and give notice to the Tribunal on the form attached.