District Courts Amendment Act 1991

  • repealed
  • District Courts Amendment Act 1991: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 240 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Reprint as at 1 January 2018

District Courts Amendment Act 1991

Public Act
 
1991 No 61
Date of assent
 
12 July 1991
 

District Courts Amendment Act 1991: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 240 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

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 District Courts Act 1947

 
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the District Courts Amendment Act 1991, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the District Courts Act 1947 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

(2)

Except as provided in sections 2(7), 6(2), 7(3), 8(2), 9(2), 10(2), 11(3), 12(3), 13(4), 14(2), 15(2), 16(2), 17(2), 19(3), 21(2), 22(3), and 24(2) of this Act, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of October 1991.

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[Repealed]

Section 3 was repealed, as from 1 July 1995, by section 10(2) Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995 (1995 No 39).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

(1)

(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Section 3 of the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 is hereby consequentially repealed.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[Repealed]

Section 9 was impliedly repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 3 District Courts Amendment Act (No 2) 1992 (1992 No 53).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Section 4 of the District Courts Amendment Act 1989 is hereby consequentially repealed.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.

12 New section substituted

(1)

This subsection substituted ss 46 to 48 of the principal Act.

(2)

This subsection repealed s 12 District Courts Amendment Act 1979.

(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

(1)

(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.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the District Courts Amendment Act 1991 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

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49): section 240