Protection of Personal and Property Rights Amendment Act 1998

Protection of Personal and Property Rights Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 58
Date of assent3 June 1998

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice.


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

1 Short Title
2 Appointment of barrister or solicitor by Court
  • This section substituted s 65(5)(b) of the principal Act.

3 Court may call for report on person
  • This section substituted s 76(5)(b) of the principal Act.

4 New sections substituted
  • This section substituted s 83, and inserted s 83A of the principal Act.

5 Transitional provision relating to appeals from Family Court to High Court
  • (1) Despite the commencement of this Act, the principal Act applies 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.

6 Consequential amendment