Judicature Amendment Act 1980

  • repealed
  • Judicature Amendment Act 1980: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).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 1980

Public Act
 
1980 No 88
Date of assent
 
24 December 1980
 

Judicature Amendment Act 1980: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).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 1980, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Judicature Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

(2)

Sections 2 and 3 of this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of January 1981.

(3)

Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of May 1981.

2 Age of retirement

(1)

[Repealed]

(2)

This subsection amended section 14 of the principal Act.

(3)

Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, any Judge who is in office at the commencement of this section may, at his option, continue in office until he attains the age of 72.

Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 14 October 1981, by section 3(4)(b) Judicature Amendment Act 1981.

In subsection (3) the words “subsection (1) or” were omitted, as from 14 October 1981, by section 3(3) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1981 (1981 No 40).

3
[Repealed]

Section 3 was repealed, as from 17 December 1985, by section 2(2) Judicature Amendment Act (No 4) 1985 (1985 No 180).

4 Registrars’ seals abolished

Section 50(2) of the principal Act is hereby repealed.

5 New sections (relating to verdict and discharge of jury in civil cases) inserted
[Repealed]

Section 5: repealed, on 25 December 2008, by section 16(3)(d) of the Juries Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 40).

Juries Amendment Act 2008

Public Act
 
2008 No 40
Date of assent
 
25 June 2008
Commencement
 
see section 2
1 Title

This Act is the Juries Amendment Act 2008.

2 Commencement

(1)

This Act (except sections 4, 11, 12, and 19) comes into force on the day that is 6 months after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

(2)

Sections 4, 11, 12, and 19 come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made appointing different dates for different provisions.

15 New sections 22 to 22C substituted

(1)

Amendment incorporated in the principal Act

(2)

This section and 16 (amendments and repeals consequential on new sections 22 to 22C substituted) apply only to any trial for which a jury is constituted on or after the date on which this section comes into force.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Judicature Amendment Act 1980 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

Juries Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 40): section 16(3)(d)