Heading: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 9 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).
(1) This section applies where the Tribunal would have jurisdiction in any proceedings under section 92B or section 92E to make an award of damages in accordance with section 92M if the amount of the award were within the limit for the time being fixed by section 29(1) of the District Courts Act 1947 (as applied by section 92Q(2)).
(2) The Tribunal may make an award within that limit if the plaintiff abandons the excess.
(3) An award of damages in those proceedings in accordance with section 92M operates to discharge from liability in respect of the amount abandoned in that way any person against whom the proceedings are brought and the subsequent award is made.
(4) This section overrides sections 92Q to 92U.
Compare: 1977 No 49 s 43
Section 92V: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 9 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).