District Courts Fees Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012

2012/407

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

District Courts Fees Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of December 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 123 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 regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the District Courts Fees Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 4 February 2013.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 9 amended (Payment of fees for determining setting down dates)
  • (1) In the heading to regulation 9, replace setting down with close of pleadings.

    (2) Replace regulation 9(1) with:

    • (1) If the close of pleadings date for a proceeding is determined under High Court Rule 7.6 (as applied by rule 3.51.1 of the District Courts Rules 2009), the fee specified for item 7 of the Schedule is payable by the plaintiff in the proceeding by the earlier of the following days:

      • (a) the working day before the commencement of the substantive hearing:

      • (b) the 30th working day after the close of pleadings date for the proceeding.

5 Schedule amended
  • (1) In the Schedule, item 7, replace setting down with the close of pleadings.

    (2) In the Schedule, replace item 9(b) with:

    • (b) in the case of a trial that is allocated after a judicial conference, for each half-day or part of each half-day; and

    • (c) in every other case, for each half-day or part of a half-day after the first half-day.

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 4 February 2013, amend the District Courts Fees Regulations 2009 (the principal regulations). The amendments—


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.