Domestic Violence (General) Amendment Regulations 2009

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Domestic Violence (General) Amendment Regulations 2009

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of June 2009

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 127 of the Domestic Violence Act 1995, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Domestic Violence (General) Amendment Regulations 2009.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 3 August 2009.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Expenses of persons called by Court under section 82
  • (1) The heading to regulation 3 is amended by omitting by and substituting before.

    (2) Regulation 3(3)(a) is amended by omitting section 42 and substituting section 41A(1)(a) or 42.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

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.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 July 2009.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.