District Courts Amendment Act 1991

District Courts Amendment Act 1991

Public Act1991 No 61
Date of assent12 July 1991

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the District Courts Act 1947

1 Short Title and commencement
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  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 1 July 1995, by section 10(2) Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995 (1995 No 39).

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7 Extending jurisdiction in actions for recovery of land
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    • (a) This paragraph amended section 31(1) of the principal Act.

    • (b) This paragraph amended section 31(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 3 of the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    (3) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 9 was impliedly repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 3 District Courts Amendment Act (No 2) 1992 (1992 No 53).

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11 New sections substituted
  • (1) This subsection substituted new sections, and the heading thereto, for ss 42 and 43 of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 4 of the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    (3) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

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  • (1) This subsection amended section 50(1) and (2) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended section 50(1) and (2) of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection repealed s 5 District Courts Amendment Act 1989.

    (4) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

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19 Extending jurisdiction under other Acts
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    (2) Section 10 of, and the Schedule to, the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 are hereby consequentially repealed.

    (3) This section and Schedule 1 to this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

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24 Repeal
  • (1) Section 2 of the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    (2) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

25 Transitional provision
  • Notwithstanding anything in paragraph (d) or paragraph (e) of section 28A(1) of the principal Act (as substituted by section 4 of this Act), a Court shall not have jurisdiction under Part 2A of the principal Act to try any person for any offence referred to in Part 1 or Part 2 of Schedule 1A to that Act if that person was committed for trial for that offence before the date of commencement of section 4 of this Act.