District Court Act 2016

Civil jurisdiction of District Court

74 General civil jurisdiction

(1)

The court has jurisdiction to hear and determine a proceeding—

(a)

in which the amount claimed or the value of the property in dispute does not exceed $350,000:

(b)

that, under any enactment other than this Act, may be heard and determined in the court.

(2)

The amount claimed in a proceeding under subsection (1) may be for the balance, not exceeding $350,000, of an amount owing after a set-off of any claim by the defendant that is admitted by the claimant.

Compare: 1947 No 16 s 29