Judicature Amendment Act 1998 Commencement Order 1999

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Judicature Amendment Act 1998 Commencement Order 1999


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Courts.


PURSUANT to section 1(3) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act 1998 Commencement Order 1999.

2 Commencement of section 4 of Judicature Amendment Act 1998

MARIE SHROFF,

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 brings into force, on 1 January 2000, section 4 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1998. Section 4 amends section 26P of the Judicature Act 1908, which allows a party affected by a decision given by a Master in Chambers to apply to the High Court for a review of the decision. The amendment made by section 4 of the 1998 Act requires the High Court to review such a decision in accordance with the High Court Rules. Amendments to rule 61C of the High Court Rules, which relates to the review of decisions of Masters, were made by the High Court Amendment Rules 1999 and will come into force on 1 January 2000.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 December 1999.