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.
Date of notification in Gazette: 3 October 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.