District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2013

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District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of September 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011, 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 District Courts Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2013.

2 Commencement of specified provisions of District Courts Amendment Act 2011

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 brings specified provisions of the District Courts Amendment Act 2011 (the Act) into force on 14 April 2014. The amendments made by those provisions relate to the adjustment of civil debt enforcement processes, particularly those provisions relating to the financial assessment of judgment debtors and attachment orders (mandatory deductions from wages or benefits). Minor amendments are also made to the provisions relating to distress warrants and contempt of enforcement proceedings.

The rest of the Act is already in force.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 October 2013.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.