Juries Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

2011/414

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Juries Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of November 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Juries Amendment Act 2011, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

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

2  Commencement of sections 4 to 6 of Juries Amendment Act 2011
  • Sections 4 to 6 of the Juries Amendment Act 2011 come into force on 5 March 2012.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 into force certain provisions of the Juries Amendment Act 2011 on 5 March 2012.

The provisions being brought into force amend the Juries Act 1981 to provide that a proceeding may continue with fewer than 10 jurors in certain circumstances.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 November 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.