District Court (Access to Court Documents) Rules 2017

  • Corrections have been made to rules 11(8) and 14 on 29 August 2017 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012, and then to rule 7(2)(g) on 1 July 2019 under section 25(1)(j)(i) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.


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District Court (Access to Court Documents) Rules 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of August 2017

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These rules are made under section 386(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 and section 228 of the District Court Act 2016


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 continued under section 155 of the Senior Courts Act 2016, of whom at least 1 is a District Court Judge.