Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999

  • repealed
  • Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).

Reprint as at 1 January 2018

Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999

Public Act
 
1999 No 87
Date of assent
 
3 August 1999
 

Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 182 of the Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48).

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 Judicature Act 1908

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

 
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999, and is part of the Judicature Act 1908 (“the principal Act”).

(2)

This Act comes into force on 1 November 1999.

2 New heading and section inserted

The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 88, the following heading and section:

Continued exercise of powers by judicial officers

88A Judicial officers to continue in office to complete proceedings

(1)

A judicial officer whose term of office has expired or who has retired may continue in office for the purpose of determining, or giving judgment in, proceedings that the judicial officer has heard either alone or with others.

(2)

A judicial officer must not continue in office under subsection (1) for longer than a month without the consent of the Minister of Justice.

(3)

The fact that a judicial officer continues in office does not affect the power to appoint another person to that office.

(4)

A judicial officer who continues in office is entitled to be paid the remuneration and allowances to which the officer would have been entitled if the term of office had not expired or the officer had not retired.

(5)

In this section, judicial officer means a person who has in New Zealand authority under an enactment to hear, receive, and examine evidence.

Compare: 1924 No 11 s 25A; 1973 No 46 s 2; 1994 No 22 s 3

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 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

Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48): section 182