Judicature Amendment Act 1979

  • repealed
  • Judicature Amendment Act 1979: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).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 1979

Public Act
 
1979 No 124
Date of assent
 
13 December 1979
 

Judicature Amendment Act 1979: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).

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.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

An Act to amend the Judicature Act 1908

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

 
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act 1979, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Judicature Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

(2)

This section and sections 3 to 5, 7, and 8 of this Act shall come into force on the date on which this Act receives the Governor-General’s assent.

(3)

Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1980.

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3
[Repealed]

Section 3 was repealed, as from 16 December 1983, by section 2(2) Judicature Amendment Act 1983 (1983 No 103).

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5
[Repealed]

Section 5 was repealed, as from 1 April 1985, by section 4(1)(b) Judicature Amendment Act (No 3) 1985 (1985 No 136).

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7
[Repealed]

Section 7 was repealed, as from 6 November 1986, by section 6(3) Judicature Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 93).

8 Additional Judges of Court of Appeal in certain circumstances
[Repealed]

Section 8 was repealed, as from 1 August 1998, by section 6(b) Judicature Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 52). See clause 2 Judicature Amendment Act Commencement Order (No 2) 1998 (SR 1998/184).

9

Section 9(3) was repealed, as from 1 August 1998, by section 6(b) Judicature Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 52). See clause 2 Judicature Amendment Act Commencement Order (No 2) 1998 (SR 1998/184).

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11
[Repealed]

Section 11 was repealed, as from 6 November 1986, by section 9 Judicature Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 93).

12 References to Supreme Court deemed references to High Court

Every reference to the Supreme Court in any enactment passed before the date of the commencement of this section, or in any document executed before that date, shall be deemed to be a reference to the High Court, and every such reference to a Judge of the Supreme Court shall be deemed for all purposes to be a reference to a Judge of the High Court.

13 Transitional provisions

(1)

Every person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, was holding office as a permanent Judge of the Supreme Court shall be deemed for all purposes to have been appointed as a Judge of the High Court, and his commission shall be construed accordingly.

(2)

Every person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, was holding office as a temporary Judge of the Supreme Court shall be deemed for all purposes to have been appointed to be a temporary Judge of the High Court, and his commission shall be construed accordingly.

(3)

Every person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, was holding office as a Registrar or Deputy Registrar or an officer of the Supreme Court shall be deemed for all purposes to have been appointed to be a Registrar or Deputy Registrar or an officer of the High Court.

(4)

Every office of the Supreme Court existing immediately before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed for all purposes to have been established pursuant to section 23A of the principal Act as an office of the High Court.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 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