Crown Solicitors Regulations 1994

  • revoked
  • Crown Solicitors Regulations 1994: revoked, on 1 July 2013 (but continuing to apply to work done by Crown Solicitors (whether on criminal cases or civil matters) on or after 1 August 1994 but before this date), by regulation 3 of the Crown Solicitors Regulations Revocation Order 2013 (SR 2013/191).

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Crown Solicitors Regulations 1994

(SR 1994/142)

Catherine A Tizard, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of July 1994

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Crown Solicitors Regulations 1994: revoked, on 1 July 2013 (but continuing to apply to work done by Crown Solicitors (whether on criminal cases or civil matters) on or after 1 August 1994 but before this date), by regulation 3 of the Crown Solicitors Regulations Revocation Order 2013 (SR 2013/191).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Crown Law Office.


Pursuant to section 81(1)(g) of the Public Finance Act 1989, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Contents

1 Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

2A Crown Solicitor appropriation criminal cases

3 Application of regulations

Part 1
Duties and powers of Solicitor-General

4 Senior hourly rate of remuneration

5 Classification of counsel

6 Certified scale of fees

7 Power of delegation

Part 2
Employment of Crown Solicitors

8 Obligation not to appear against Crown

9 Right to take matter or business out of hands of Crown Solicitor

10 No lien against Crown

Part 3
General provisions as to fees

11 Basis for claiming fees

12 Special cases

13 Right of Crown to require taxation

14 Costs recovered by Crown Solicitor

Part 4
Approval and certification of fees

14A Crown Solicitor appropriation criminal cases: Solicitor-General approval

15 Other criminal cases or civil matters: Registrar certification

Part 5
Business at a distance and travelling expenses

16 Employment of agents

17 Fee for instructing agent

18 Travelling expenses

19 Special allowance for travelling time

Part 6
Remuneration

20 Fees for preparation

21 Fees for appearances

22 Appeals to High Court against sentence

23 Fee for instructing other counsel

24 Fees for arranging fixtures, attending callovers, etc

25 Second counsel

26 Fees where civil proceedings settled before trial

27 Counsel assisting

Part 7
Conveyancing

28 Instruments affecting interest of Crown in land or property

29 Conveyancing fees inclusive of all charges

30 Duty of Crown Solicitor where costs not payable by Crown

31 Certificate by Crown Solicitor

Part 8
Savings and revocation

32 Savings in respect of conduct of legal business of Crown

33 Revocation and savings

Gazette information

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