District Court (District Court Judges) Amendment Act 2019

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District Court (District Court Judges) Amendment Act 2019

Public Act
 
2019 No 26
Date of assent
 
5 June 2019
Commencement
 
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the District Court (District Court Judges) Amendment Act 2019.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date of Royal assent.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the District Court Act 2016 (the principal Act).

Part 1 Substantive amendment

4 Section 12 amended (Maximum number of Judges)

In section 12(1), replace “160” with “182”.

Part 2 Consequential amendment

5 Section 12 amended (Maximum number of Judges)

In section 12(2)(c), replace “159.5” with “181.5”.

Legislative history

30 May 2019

Introduction (Bill 148–1), first reading, second reading, committee of the whole House, third reading

5 June 2019

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.