This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings into force, on 11 October 2013, Parts 1 and 2 and Schedules 1 and 2 of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010. The purpose of the Act is to—
streamline the process for resolving civil proceedings with a trans-Tasman element in order to reduce costs and improve efficiency; and
minimise existing impediments to enforcing certain Australian judgments and regulatory sanctions; and
implement in New Zealand law the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Australia on Trans-Tasman Court Proceedings and Regulatory Enforcement done at Christchurch on 24 July 2008 (the Trans-Tasman Agreement).
Provisions to implement the Trans-Tasman Agreement in Australian law are in the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (Aust).
Date of notification in Gazette: 5 September 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.