||Title:||DISTRICT COURT EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES RULES||Gazette Number:|
|Rule:||6||Heading:||Right of audience||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
Without prejudice to the generality of section 15 of the Ordinance in so far as it relates to persons who may address the Court, any person acting for a party to an action within the jurisdiction of the Court under any relevant Ordinance may, in relation to that action, appear in, conduct, defend and address the Court in, any proceeding therein if the person-
(a) is a member of the Commission, or a committee, within the meaning of section 2 of the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 480);
(b) is employed or engaged under section 64(2)(d), (e) or (f) of that Ordinance;
(c) is an office bearer of a registered trade union, or of an association of employers, authorized in writing by the party to so act;
(d) is an officer or servant of an unincorporated or incorporated company or a member of a partnership and that company or partnership, as the case may be, is the party;
(e) is a carer, or an associate, within the meaning of section 2 of the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 487), in respect of the party (including any case where the action is a claim under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 480)).