Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012

  • revoked
  • Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012: revoked, on 1 August 2014 (but continue to apply for the purposes of section 193 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 and section 165 of the Care of Children Act 2004), by clause 3(1) of the Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations Revocation Order 2014 (LI 2014/86).

Reprint
as at 1 August 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012

(SR 2012/307)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 1st day of October 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012: revoked (but continue to apply for the purposes of section 193 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 and section 165 of the Care of Children Act 2004), on 1 August 2014, by clause 3(1) of the Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations Revocation Order 2014 (LI 2014/86).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Pursuant to section 187(cc) of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 and sections 66(d) and 147(2)(e) of the Care of Children Act 2004, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 January 2013.

3 Application
  • These regulations apply in respect of any counselling that—

    • (b) is commenced on or after 1 January 2013.

4 Interpretation
  • In these regulations, session means a session of not more than 1 hour's duration.

5 Number of sessions of counselling

Schedule 1
Number of sessions of counselling under Family Proceedings Act 1980

r 5(1)

Provision under which counselling carried out Number of sessions of counselling
Section 9(1) 3
Section 10(1) 3
Section 10(4) 3
Section 19(1) 3
Section 19(2) 3

Schedule 2
Number of sessions of counselling under Care of Children Act 2004

r 5(2)

Provision under which counselling carried out Number of sessions of counselling
Section 65(1) 3
Section 65(2) 3

 Michael Webster,
for 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 1 January 2013, prescribe the number of sessions of counselling that may be carried out under—

In each case the number of sessions of counselling that may be carried out is 3.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 October 2012.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Family Courts (Counselling Sessions) Regulations 2012 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint