Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992

  • revoked
  • Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992: 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 (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992

(SR 1992/265)

Catherine A Tizard, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of September 1992

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992: 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 section 3A of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934 (as inserted by section 4 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Amendment Act 1992), Her 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 in Australia of money judgments given in District Courts in New Zealand, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992.

    (2) This order shall come into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

2 Specified inferior courts
  • It is hereby directed that the courts specified in the Schedule (being courts of Australian States or Australian Territories) are specified inferior courts for the purposes of Part 1 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934.


Schedule
Specified inferior courts

State or Territory of Australia Court
Australian Capital Territory Magistrates Court
Territory of Christmas Island Magistrate’s Court
Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Magistrate’s Court
State of New South Wales District Court; Local Courts
Northern Territory Local Court
State of Queensland District Courts; Magistrates Courts
State of South Australia District Court; Magistrates Court
State of Tasmania Magistrates Court; Courts of Request
Territory of Norfolk Island Court of Petty Sessions
State of Victoria County Court, Magistrates’ Court
State of Western Australia District Court; Local Courts

Bob MacFarlane,
Acting for 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 directs that certain inferior courts of States and Territories of Australia are to be specified inferior courts for the purposes of Part 1 of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934.

Money judgments of such courts are, in the circumstances set out in that Part, judgments to which that Part applies.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 September 1992.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments (Australian Inferior Courts) Order 1992 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