Family Courts Amendment Act 2011

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Family Courts Amendment Act 2011

Public Act2011 No 38
Date of assent22 July 2011
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1  Title
  • This Act is the Family Courts Amendment Act 2011.

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

3  Principal Act amended
4  Application of District Courts Act 1947
  • Section 16(4) is amended by omitting 79 and substituting 78A.

Legislative history

5 July 2011Divided from Courts and Criminal Matters Bill (Bill 147–2) by committee of the whole House as Bill 147–3I
7 July 2011Third reading
22 July 2011Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.