Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 2005

Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 2005

Public Act2005 No 107
Date of assent14 December 2005

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Judicature Amendment Act (No 2) 2005.

    (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 Associate Judge may exercise certain powers of the Court
  • Section 26I(2) of the principal Act is amended by adding the following paragraph:

    • (k) sections 118, 128, 131, 167, 168, 170, 179, 181, 182, and 186 of the Personal Property Securities Act 1999.

4 Powers of Registrars
  • Section 28 of the principal Act is amended by adding, as subsections (2) and (3), the following subsections:

    • (2) Each Deputy Registrar has the same powers and privileges, performs the same duties, and is subject to the same provisions and penalties under this Act and under any other Act as if he or she were the Registrar for the time being, whether or not those powers, privileges, duties, provisions, or penalties are conferred, imposed, or enacted under this Act or that other Act.

    • (3) Subsection (2) is subject to any provision to the contrary in any other enactment.

5 Renumbering of section
  • (1) The principal Act is amended by renumbering section 88A, which restricts the institution of vexatious actions, as section 88B.

    (2) Section 141(3) of the Care of Children Act 2004 is consequentially amended by omitting the expression 88A, and substituting the expression 88B.

Legislative history

8 December 2005Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 5) (Bill 249-2), third reading