Legal Services Amendment Act 2001

  • repealed
  • Legal Services Amendment Act 2001: repealed, on 1 July 2011, pursuant to section 145 of the Legal Services Act 2011 (2011 No 4).

Reprint
as at 1 July 2011

Legal Services Amendment Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 70
Date of assent26 September 2001
  • Legal Services Amendment Act 2001: repealed, on 1 July 2011, pursuant to section 145 of the Legal Services Act 2011 (2011 No 4).


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.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

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

    (2) In this Act, the Legal Services Act 2000 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 New section 117A inserted
  • (1) The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 117, the following section:

    117A Repayments in respect of certain legal aid granted under former Act
    • (1) This section applies if legal aid was granted under the former Act in respect of civil proceedings, but—

      • (a) the proceedings were not commenced; or

      • (b) the proceedings were commenced but not completed; or

      • (c) there are no proceeds of the proceedings; or

      • (d) the proceeds of the proceedings are not enough to cover the repayment payable (by virtue of section 15(2)) calculated under section 18.

      (2) The Agency may give the applicant concerned notice requiring the applicant to contribute a further amount if—

      • (a) this section applies; and

      • (b) a further contribution could have been required under the former Act.

      (3) The further amount required to be contributed under subsection (2) must be no greater than the further contribution that could have been required under the former Act.

      (4) This Act applies to a further amount required to be contributed under subsection (2) as if it were a contribution within the meaning of this Act.

      (5) This section applies in respect of completed proceedings—

      • (a) whether they were completed before or after the commencement of this section; and

      • (b) whether or not a repayment has previously been made or required to be made (before or after the commencement of this section) under section 15(2).

    (2) Section 117(1) of the principal Act is consequentially amended by inserting, after the word but,, the words subject to section 117A,.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

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


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Legal Services Amendment Act 2001. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 1 July 2011. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    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)