Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Amendment Act 1914

Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Amendment Act 1914

Public Act1914 No 19
Date of assent28 September 1914

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Act 1908

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Amendment Act 1914, and shall form part of and be read together with the Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Power to rehear
  • The Court making any order of committal under the principal Act, or the High Court or any Judge thereof, may, at any time before or after the execution of any warrant issued under or by virtue of any committal order, if under the special circumstances of the particular case the Court or Judge thinks fit so to do, grant a rehearing of the application whereon such committal order was made, and may in the meantime stay proceedings under such committal order, and may at any such rehearing vary or cancel such order, and cancel any warrant issued thereunder, or make such further or other order as the Court or Judge thinks fit.

    The reference to the High Court was substituted for a reference to the Supreme Court pursuant to section 12 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979.