District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

2011/386

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District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of October 2011

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of specified sections of District Courts Amendment Act 2011
  • Sections 9, 40, 41, and 44(1) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 come into force on 13 February 2012.

Michael Webster,
for 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 specified sections of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 into force on 13 February 2012.

The sections that are brought into force—

  • align with amendments in the Crimes Amendment Act (No 2) 2011 to allow fines imposed by the High Court to be enforced by the District Court under Part 3 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, subject to specified modifications; and

  • amend the sections of the District Courts Act 1947 relating to rules and regulations.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 November 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.