This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 3 August 2009, amend the Domestic Violence (General) Regulations 1996 (the principal regulations).
Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended to take account of section 41A(1)(a) of the Domestic Violence Act 1995 (the Act) (inserted by section 9 of the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2008) so that it also applies to a respondent or associated respondent who, in certain circumstances, is called before a Family Court or a District Court by a Registrar upon the issue of a summons under section 82 of the Act.
Date of notification in Gazette: 2 July 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.