Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016

  • repealed
  • Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016: repealed, on 1 September 2017, pursuant to section 345(1)(d) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).

Reprint as at 1 September 2017

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Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 58
Date of assent
 
17 October 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016: repealed, on 1 September 2017, pursuant to section 345(1)(d) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).

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 Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 March 2017.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Contractual Remedies Act 1979 (the principal Act).

4 New section 4A inserted (Stipulations not essence of contracts)

After section 4, insert:

4A Stipulations not essence of contracts

Stipulations in contracts as to time or otherwise that would not, before 13 September 1882 (the date of the coming into force of the Law Amendment Act 1882), have been deemed to be or to have become the essence of such contracts in a court of equity must receive in all courts the same construction and effect as they would have received in equity before that date.

Compare: 1908 No 89 s 90

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Contractual Remedies Amendment Act 2016 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

Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5): section 345(1)(d)