District Courts Amendment Act 1992

  • repealed
  • District Courts Amendment Act 1992: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 240 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).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 1992

Public Act
 
1992 No 17
Date of assent
 
6 April 1992
 

District Courts Amendment Act 1992: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 240 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).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

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

 
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the District Courts Amendment Act 1992, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the District Courts Act 1947 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

(2)

This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1992.

2 Number of Judges increased

(1)

This subsection amended s 5(2) of the principal Act.

(2)

The District Courts Amendment Act 1988 is hereby consequentially repealed.

3 Deputy Registrars

This section amended s 14(3) of the principal Act.

4 New sections and heading inserted

This section inserted ss 45A and 45B of the principal Act.

5 Costs in cases transferred or removed

This section inserted s 48(2) of the principal Act.

6 New heading and sections inserted

This section inserted ss 56A and 56B of the principal Act.

7 Nature of proceedings for enforcement of judgment

This section inserted s 79(2A) of the principal Act.

8 District Courts rules

(1)

This subsection inserted s 122(3)(ca) of the principal Act.

(2)

This subsection inserted s 122(3)(fa) of the principal Act.

(3)

This subsection inserted s 122(3)(ga) of the principal Act.

(4)

This subsection inserted s 122(3)(ia) of the principal Act.

9 Application of existing provisions

(1)

Subject to subsection (2) of this section, so far as the provisions of any Act that is in force at the commencement of the 1st day of July 1992, being provisions that prescribe the procedure to be followed in relation to the commencement of proceedings in a District Court or to the conduct of proceedings commenced in a District Court, are inconsistent with the principal Act or this Act or the rules, those provisions shall be deemed to be subject to the principal Act and this Act and the rules.

(2)

Where the provisions of any Act provide that any application or appeal to the District Court is to be made by originating application, every such application or appeal shall, from the commencement of the 1st day of July 1992, be made in such manner as is prescribed by the rules.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the District Courts Amendment Act 1992 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