Judicature Amendment Act 1952

  • repealed
  • Judicature Amendment Act 1952: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).

Reprint as at 1 January 2018

Judicature Amendment Act 1952

Public Act
1952 No 24
Date of assent
16 October 1952

Judicature Amendment Act 1952: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).


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.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

An Act to amend the Judicature Act 1908

1 Short Title

This Act may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act 1952, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Judicature Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).



This subsection inserted section 23A in the principal Act.


Every office of the Court heretofore established shall be deemed to have been lawfully established.



This subsection substituted section 87 of the principal Act.


Section 87 of the principal Act, as substituted by this section, shall apply to proceedings pending or in progress at the passing of this Act as well as to proceedings commenced after the passing of this Act.


Sections 28 and 29 of the Civil Procedure Act 1833 shall cease to have effect in New Zealand.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Judicature Amendment Act 1952 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

Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48): section 182