District Courts Amendment Act 1950

District Courts Amendment Act 1950

Public Act1950 No 25
Date of assent18 September 1950

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the District Courts Act 1947

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the District Courts Amendment Act 1950, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the District Courts Act 1947 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of December 1950.

    The references to the District Courts Act 1947 and the District Courts Amendment Act 1950 were substituted, as from 1 April 1980, for references to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1947 and the Magistrates' Courts Amendment Act 1950 respectively, pursuant to section 2(2) District Courts Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 125).

2 Procedure on appeal
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 76 of the principal Act.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, where any notice of motion on appeal is lodged with the Registrar of the High Court, pursuant to the principal Act, before the date of the commencement of this Act, and the appeal is not finally determined before that date, the provisions of the principal Act shall continue to apply to that appeal in all respects as if this section had not been passed.