Crown Proceedings Amendment Act 1962

Crown Proceedings Amendment Act 1962

Public Act1962 No 120
Date of assent14 December 1962

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice


An Act to amend the Crown Proceedings Act 1950

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Crown Proceedings Amendment Act 1962, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Crown Proceedings Act 1950 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Crown not liable to pay compensation or damages for death or disablement of members of New Zealand armed forces where pension may be claimed
  • (1) This subsection substituted new subss (1), (2) and (2A) for subss (1) and (2) of section 9 of the principal Act.

    (2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section shall apply to any proceedings (whether commenced before or after the passing of this Act) against the Crown or any officer of the Crown in respect of the death or disablement of any member of the New Zealand armed forces where the cause of action arose before the passing of this Act, and those proceedings may be continued or commenced, as the case may be, as if this Act had not been passed.