Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895

  • repealed
  • Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895: ceased to have effect as part of the law of New Zealand, on 1 January 2004, by section 49(1) of the Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53).

Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895

Imperial Act44
Date of assent6 July 1895
  • Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895: ceased to have effect as part of the law of New Zealand, on 1 January 2004, by section 49(1) of the Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

Source: New Zealand Parliamentary Library, International Documents Collection.


An Act to amend the law relating to the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

1 Provision as to persons being or having been Colonial Chief Justices or Judges
  • (1) If any person being or having been Chief Justice or a Judge of the Supreme Court of the Dominion of Canada, or of a Superior Court in any province of Canada, of any of the Australasian colonies mentioned in the schedule to this Act, or of either of the South African colonies mentioned in the said schedule, or of any other Superior Court in Her Majesty's Dominions named in that behalf by Her Majesty in Council, is a member of Her Majesty's Privy Council, he shall be a member of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

    (2) The number of persons being members of the Judicial Committee by reason of this Act shall not exceed five at any one time

    (3) The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to, and shall not affect, any other enactment for the appointment of or relating to members of the Judicial Committee.

    Subsection (2) was amended by section 3 Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1913 (3 & 4 Geo 5, c 21) by increasing the number of persons who may become members of the Judicial Committee from 5 to 7.

    Subsection (2) was amended by section 13 Administration of Justice Act 1928 (UK) by removing the limit on the number of persons who may be members of the Judicial Committee.

2 Short title
  • This Act may be cited as the Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895.


Schedule
Australasian colonies

New South Wales

New Zealand

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia


Eprint notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895 (Imp) that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint