Judicature Amendment Act 2002

Judicature Amendment Act 2002

Public Act2002 No 68
Date of assent18 December 2002

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Judicature Amendment Act 2002.

    (2) In this Act, the Judicature Act 1908 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 Review of, or appeals against, decisions of Masters
  • Section 26P of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (1A), and substituting the following subsections:

    • (1AA) The determination of the High Court on a review under subsection (1) is final, unless the High Court gives leave (or the High Court refuses leave, but the Court of Appeal gives special leave) to appeal from it to the Court of Appeal.

    • (1A) Rules under section 51C may—

      • (a) specify the nature and extent of reviews or classes of review under subsection (1):

      • (b) regulate the procedure for hearing applications or classes of application under subsection (1):

      • (c) regulate the procedure for hearing applications or classes of application for leave under subsection (1AA).


Legislative history

12 December 2002Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 198-2), third reading