Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2014

2014/85

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Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of March 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 188 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following rules.

Rules

1 Title
  • These rules are the Family Proceedings Amendment Rules 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These rules come into force on 1 May 2014.

3 Principal rules
4 Part 3 revoked
5 Schedule 1 amended
  • (1) In Schedule 1, revoke form FP 5.

    (2) In Schedule 1, form FP 15, delete I request the Registrar of the court to arrange a mediation conference to discuss this matter. [Delete if not applicable.].

    (3) In Schedule 1, form FP 22, delete I request the Registrar of the court to arrange a mediation conference to discuss this matter. [Delete if not applicable.].

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These rules, which come into force on 1 May 2014, amend the Family Proceedings Rules 1981 (the principal rules) to revoke the remaining provisions relating to counselling and mediation under Part 2 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980 (the Act). With Part 2 of the Act repealed by section 6 of the Family Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2013, these provisions in the principal rules are no longer required.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 March 2014.

These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.