District Courts Amendment Act 2013

Reprint
as at 14 April 2014

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District Courts Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 114
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

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 District Courts Amendment Act 2013.

2 Commencement
  • (1) If section 22(1) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 is not in force on the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent, section 5 comes into force on the commencement of section 22(1) of that Act.

    (2) If section 22(1) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 is in force on the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent, section 5 comes into force on the day after that date.

    (3) The rest of this Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

    Section 2(1): section 5 brought into force, on 14 April 2014, pursuant to the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2013 (SR 2013/410).

3 Principal Act
4 Section 80 amended (Enforcement of judgments more than 6 years old)
  • After section 80(1), insert:

    • (1A) A judgment that is an arbitral award entered as a judgment is more than 6 years old for the purposes of this section if 6 years have elapsed since the date on which the award became enforceable by action in New Zealand.

5 Section 84N amended (Review of Registrar's decision)
  • In section 84N(1) (as amended by section 22(1) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011), replace section 84C or section 84E with section 84EA or section 84EC.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the District Courts Amendment Act 2013 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
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint