Juries Amendment Act 2001

  • repealed
  • Juries Amendment Act 2001: repealed, on 4 October 2010, by section 4(5) of the Juries Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 40).

Reprint
as at 4 October 2010

Juries Amendment Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 69
Date of assent26 September 2001
  • Juries Amendment Act 2001: repealed, on 4 October 2010, by section 4(5) of the Juries Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 40).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Courts.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Juries Amendment Act 2001.

    (2) In this Act, the Juries Act 1981 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 1 January 2002.

3 Jury districts
  • (1) Section 5(3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the expression subsection (4), and substituting the words subsections (3A) and (4).

    (2) Section 5 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (3), the following subsection:

    • (3A) The District Court jury district for Kaikohe includes all places within 45 kilometres by the most practicable route from the courthouse in Kaikohe.

    (3) Section 5(4) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words of this section, and substituting the words , or subsection (3) and subsection (3A).

    (4) Section 5(4) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (b), and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (b) No place included in a District Court jury district for a Court town is,—

      • (i) in the case of Kaikohe, more than 45 kilometres by the most practicable route from the courthouse in Kaikohe; and

      • (ii) in the case of any other Court town, more than 30 kilometres by the most practicable route from the courthouse in that town.

4 Judge may order removal of trial if no courtroom available
  • Section 16A of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (3), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (3) No person is required to attend for jury service at the new venue if that venue is outside the jury district and is,—

      • (a) in the case of the District Court jury district for Kaikohe, more than 45 kilometres by the most practicable route from that person's place of residence; or

      • (b) in the case of any other jury district, more than 30 kilometres by the most practicable route from that person's place of residence.

5 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Nothing in this Act affects the validity of any jury list or jury panel that was prepared and in use immediately before the commencement of this Act.

    (2) Nothing in this Act affects the validity of the composition of any jury that was constituted before the commencement of this Act and continued to serve after that date.

    (3) Nothing in this Act affects the validity of the composition of any jury that was constituted after the commencement of this Act from a jury list that was prepared and in use immediately before the commencement of this Act.

    (4) Nothing in this Act affects the validity of a summons that was issued under the principal Act before the commencement of this Act, and is intended to continue to have effect after that date.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Juries Amendment Act 2001. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 4 October 2010. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2010.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)