District Courts Amendment Rules 2009



District Courts Amendment Rules 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of November 2009

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 122 of the District Courts Act 1947 and section 213 of the Local Government Act 2002, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and with the concurrence of the Chief District Court Judge and at least 2 other members of the Rules Committee established under section 51B of the Judicature Act 1908 (of whom at least 1 was a District Court Judge), makes the following rules.


1 Title
  • These rules are the District Courts Amendment Rules 2009.

2 Commencement
  • These rules come into force on 1 December 2009.

3 Principal rules amended
4 Form 28 of Schedule 1 amended
  • Form 28 of Schedule 1 is amended by inserting the following statement after Statement B:

    Statement C
    • The fence/structure/vegetation* described below is such that the court is satisfied that it may reasonably be regarded as intimidating.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These rules, which come into force on 1 December 2009, amend the District Courts Rules 2009. The effect of the amendment is to include the further reason for making a removal order under the Local Government Act 2002 that was inserted into section 216(b) of that Act by the Local Government Amendment Act 2009, which was divided from the Gangs and Organised Crime Bill.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 November 2009.

These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.