Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2013


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Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of May 2013

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 188 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following rules.


1 Title
  • These rules are the Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2013.

2 Commencement
  • These rules come into force on 1 July 2013.

3 Principal rules
4 Rule 74 amended (Procedure on arrest of respondent other than in respect of an offence)
  • In rule 74(8), replace the provisions of sections 57 and 58 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, as far as they are with section 39 of the Bail Act 2000, as far as it is.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These rules, which come into force on 1 July 2013, amend the Family Proceedings Rules 1981 by updating a cross-reference. The amendment is part of a suite of changes that arise out of the regime implemented by the Criminal Procedure Act 2011.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 May 2013.

These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.