District Courts (Civil Enforcement) Amendment Rules 2013

  • A correction has been made in rule 9 under section 25(1)(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.


District Courts (Civil Enforcement) Amendment Rules 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of September 2013

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 122 of the District Courts Act 1947, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and with the concurrence of the Chief District Court Judge and at least 2 members of the Rules Committee established under section 51B of the Judicature Act 1908 (of whom at least 1 was a District Court Judge), makes the following rules.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal rules

4 Rule 1.8 amended (Interpretation)

5 Rule 1.24 amended (General requirements)

6 Rule 12.11 amended (Certificate of judgment or order)

7 Rule 12.13 amended (Further proceedings after issue of certificate)

8 Part 15 replaced

Enforcement generally

Assessment of judgment debtors

Contempt of enforcement proceedings

Fees, costs, and expenses

Charging orders

Miscellaneous provisions relating to charging orders

Warrants to seize property

Delivery of chattels

Recovery of land

Warrant of committal

Garnishee proceedings

Third party claim process relating to enforcement

Writs of arrest

Proceedings by and against executors and administrators

Miscellaneous provisions relating to transmission and authentication of documents, etc

9 Schedule 1 amended

10 Schedule 3 amended

New forms

Explanatory note

Administrative information