Judicature Amendment Act 1991

Judicature Amendment Act 1991

Public Act1991 No 60
Date of assent12 July 1991

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice.


An Act to amend the Judicature Act 1908

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act 1991, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Judicature Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) Except as provided in section 6(5) of this Act, this Act shall come into force on the 15th day of August 1991.

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3 Abolition of Administrative Division of High Court
  • (1) The Administrative Division of the High Court is hereby abolished.

    (2) This subsection repealed sections 25 to 26B of the principal Act.

    (3) The Judicature Amendment Act 1968 is hereby consequentially repealed.

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    (5) Every reference to the Administrative Division of the High Court in any enactment passed before the date of the commencement of this section (other than an enactment specified in the first column of the Schedule to this Act) or in any document executed before that date shall be deemed to be a reference to the High Court.

4 Appointment of Masters
  • (1) This subsection amended section 26C(2) of the principal Act (as inserted by section 5 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1986 and amended by section 3 of the Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1988).

    (2) Section 3 of the Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1988 is hereby consequentially repealed.

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6 New sections substituted
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 58A and inserted section 58B of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended section 59 of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection amended section 60A of the principal Act.

    (4) Section 9 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    (5) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of October 1991.

7 Procedure
  • This section inserted section 9(4A) in the principal Act.

8 Transitional provisions
  • Nothing in section 3 of this Act shall affect any proceedings instituted or commenced in the High Court before the date of the commencement of that section; and all such proceedings may be continued and completed in all respects as if that section had not been enacted.


Schedule
Amendments consequential upon abolition of administrative division of High Court

Section 3(4)

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 1 July 1996, by section 143(2) Medical Practitioners Act 1995 (1995 No 95) by omitting an item relating to the Medical Practitioners Act 1968. See clause 2 Medical Practitioners Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/162).

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 1 July 1998, by section 53 Ratings Valuations Act 1998 (1998 No 69) by omitting the item relating to the Valuation of Land Act 1951. See sections 55 to 63 for the savings and transitional provisions.

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 2 July 2001, by section 86(1) Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 (1997 No 87) by omitting the item relating to the Animal Remedies Act 1967. See Part 8 (comprising sections 87 to 122) of that Act as to the transitional provisions. See clause 2 Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act Commencement Order 2001 (SR 2001/100).

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 2 July 2001, by section 150(1) Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (1996 No 30) by omitting the items relating to the Pesticides Act 1979 and the Toxic Substances Act 1989. See Parts 11 to 16 of that Act (comprising sections 151 to 259) as to the transitional provisions. See clause 2 Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/171).

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 1 July 2003, by section 266 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84) by omitting the items relating to the Local Government Act 1974. See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.

  • This Schedule was amended, as from 18 September 2004, by section 175(1) Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48) by omitting the items relating to the Dietitians Act 1950, the Pharmacy Act 1970, the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Act 1976, the Nurses Act 1977, the Psychologists Act 1981, the Chiropractors Act 1982, and the Dental Act 1988. See sections 178 to 227 of that Act as to the transitional provisions.