Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987

  • revoked
  • Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987: revoked, on 11 October 2013, by section 10(2) of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (2010 No 108).

Reprint
as at 11 October 2013

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987

(SR 1987/22)

Paul Reeves, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of February 1987

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987: revoked, on 11 October 2013, by section 10(2) of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (2010 No 108).


Note

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

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

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Pursuant to the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, and being satisfied that substantial reciprocity of treatment will be assured as respects the enforcement within the Commonwealth of Australia of judgments given in the superior courts of New Zealand, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987.

    (2) This order shall come into force on the 14th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

2 Application to Commonwealth of Australia
  • Part 1 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934 shall extend to the Commonwealth of Australia.

3 Superior courts
  • The High Court of Australia and the Federal Court of Australia shall be deemed to be superior courts of the Commonwealth of Australia for the purposes of Part 1 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934.

P G Millen,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order enables judgments given in the High Court of Australia and the Federal Court of Australia to be enforced in New Zealand in terms of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 February 1987.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Commonwealth of Australia) Order 1987 that incorporates all the amendments to that order 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, will have the status of an official version once issued by the Chief Parliamentary Counsel under section 17(1) of that Act.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint