Community Magistrates (Remuneration and Allowances) Amendment Order 2012

2012/83

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Community Magistrates (Remuneration and Allowances) Amendment Order 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of May 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 11G of the District Courts Act 1947, 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 Community Magistrates (Remuneration and Allowances) Amendment Order 2012.

2 Commencement
  • (1) Clause 4 is deemed to have come into force on 10 October 2011.

    (2) The rest of this order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal order
4 Clause 2 replaced (Remuneration of Community Magistrates (other than Chief Community Magistrate))
  • Replace clause 2 with:

    2 Remuneration of Community Magistrates (other than Chief Community Magistrate)
    • A Community Magistrate (other than the Chief Community Magistrate) is to be paid, for every day on which he or she attends the court in his or her capacity as a Community Magistrate, remuneration by way of a fee of $13.60 for each quarter hour or part of a quarter hour, but no more than $435 per day.

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 increases the fees payable to Community Magistrates other than the Chief Community Magistrate. Clause 4 of this order, which provides for the increase in fees, is deemed to have come into force (retroactively) on 10 October 2011. The rest of this order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

At present Community Magistrates are paid $12.50 for each quarter hour or part of a quarter hour attending court, but no more than $400 per day.

The new remuneration rate for Community Magistrates is $13.60 for each quarter hour or part of a quarter hour attending court, but no more than $435 per day.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 May 2012.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.