Revocation of Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 2002

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  • Revocation of Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 2002: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

Reprint
as at 6 November 2008

Revocation of Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 2002

(SR 2002/172)

  • Revocation of Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 2002: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Note

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

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

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


Pursuant to section 87(3) of the Judicature Act 1908, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, by this order, which comes into force on 1 August 2002, revokes the Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 1980 (SR 1980/54).

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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 revokes the Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 1980 on 1 August 2002. The effect of the revocation is to decrease from 11% to 7½% the maximum rate of interest that the High Court or the Court of Appeal may, under section 87(2) or (3) of the Judicature Act 1908, include in the sum for which judgment is given in proceedings for the recovery of debts or damages.

The rate of interest prescribed for the purposes of section 87 of the Judicature Act 1908 is also used by other enactments, including the following ones (and so also affects the matters dealt with in those enactments):


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 June 2002.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Revocation of Judicature (Interest on Debts and Damages) Order 2002. It incorporates all the amendments to the order as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3