Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012

  • repealed
  • Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012: repealed, on 1 July 2019, pursuant to section 258 of the Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46).

Reprint as at 1 July 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012

Public Act
 
2012 No 10
Date of assent
 
24 February 2012
Commencement
 
see section 2

Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012: repealed, on 1 July 2019, pursuant to section 258 of the Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012.

2 Commencement

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

3 Principal Act amended

This Act amends the Domestic Violence Act 1995.

4 Interpretation

(1)

Section 124A is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

District Court includes a Justice or Justices, or a Community Magistrate or Community Magistrates, presiding over a District Court; but does not include a Registrar

(2)

Section 124A is amended by adding the following definition:

Registrar means any Registrar of a District Court; and includes a Deputy Registrar.

5 Contravention of Police safety order

Section 124L(1) is amended by omitting “against whom an order is issued” and substituting “who has been served with an order”.

6 Issue of summons where person cannot be brought before District Court within 24 hours

Section 124M(3) is amended by omitting “the District Court” and substituting “a District Court or Registrar”.

7 Issue of warrant to arrest person who contravenes Police safety order or fails to attend adjourned proceedings

Section 124O(2) is amended by omitting “The District Court” and substituting “A District Court or Registrar”.

8 Consequential amendments to Domestic Violence (General) Regulations 1996

(2)

Form 2 of the Schedule is amended by inserting “/Registrar/Deputy Registrar” after “Community Magistrate(s)”.

(3)

Form 5 of the Schedule is amended by inserting “/Registrar/Deputy Registrar” after “Community Magistrate(s)”.

(4)

Form 6 of the Schedule is amended by inserting “/Registrar/Deputy Registrar” after “Community Magistrate(s)”.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2012 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46): section 258