Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1998

Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 30
Date of assent3 June 1998

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

1 Short Title
2 Appeals from decisions of Family Courts
  • This section amended s 341(1) of the principal Act.

3 Procedure for bringing appeal
  • This section substituted s 342 of the principal Act.

4 Procedure on appeal
  • This section substituted s 346 of the principal.

5 Transitional provision relating to appeals from Family Court to High Court
  • (1) Despite the commencement of this Act, sections 341, 342, and 346 of the principal Act apply as if this Act had not come into force, if—

    • (a) The hearing of any appeal has commenced before the date on which this Act comes into force; or

    • (b) The High Court has set down a date for the hearing of an appeal before the date on which this Act comes into force.

    (2) Despite the commencement of this Act, an appeal against an interim order lodged with the Court before the commencement of this Act does not require the leave of the Court.