Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

Rules of court

92 Constitution of Rules Committee

(1)

For the purposes of section 95, there shall be a Rules Committee, to consist of—

(a)

the Chief Judge:

(b)

1 other Judge appointed by the Chief Judge:

(c)

a person nominated by the New Zealand Maori Council and appointed by the Chief Judge:

(d)

the chief executive of the Ministry of Justice or a person nominated by that chief executive:

(e)

the chief executive or a person nominated by the chief executive:

(f)

a person appointed by the Minister of Maori Affairs and the Minister of the Crown who is responsible for the Ministry of Justice:

(g)

a barrister or solicitor of the High Court nominated by the Council of the New Zealand Law Society and appointed by the Chief Judge:

(h)

not more than 2 other persons appointed by the Minister.

(2)

Each appointed member shall hold office for such term, not exceeding 3 years, as may be specified in his or her instrument of appointment, but may from time to time be reappointed.

(3)

Any appointed member may resign by notice in writing to the Chief Judge or the Minister, as the case may require.

(4)

Without limiting section 8(4), whenever the Chief Judge is unable to attend any meeting of the Rules Committee or to perform any other function of a member of that Committee, the Deputy Chief Judge may attend that meeting or perform that function in place of the Chief Judge.

Compare: 1953 No 94 s 70A(1)–(2); 1980 No 67 s 3(1); 1991 No 39 s 4(1)

Section 92(1)(d): substituted, on 1 October 1995, by section 10(3) of the Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995 (1995 No 39).

Section 92(1)(d): amended, on 1 October 2003, pursuant to section 14(2) of the State Sector Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 41).

Section 92(1)(f): substituted, on 1 October 1995, by section 10(3) of the Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995 (1995 No 39).

Section 92(1)(f): amended, on 1 October 2003, pursuant to section 14(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 41).