This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force the day after notification in the Gazette, prescribe—
criteria that the Secretary for Justice must apply in deciding whether to approve organisations as approved dispute resolution organisations under section 6 of the Family Dispute Resolution Act 2013:
grounds on which the Secretary can suspend or cancel the approval of an organisation as an approved dispute resolution organisation:
qualification and competency requirements that the Secretary and approved dispute resolution organisations must apply in deciding whether people are qualified and competent to provide dispute resolution services under the Act (and can thus be appointed as family dispute resolution providers):
matters that disqualify people from appointment as family dispute resolution providers:
grounds on which the Secretary may suspend or cancel the appointment of a provider appointed by him or her.
Date of notification in Gazette: 24 October 2013.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.