Supplementary Order Paper No 109

No 109

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Judicial Matters Bill


Proposed motion to divide Bill into 3 Bills

Hon Christopher Finlayson, in Committee, to move as follows:

That the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, Part 1, and Schedules 1 and 2 be a separate Bill, and that for the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, the Part 1 heading, and the heading above clause 3 there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Judicial Conduct Panel (Deputy Commissioner and Disposal of Complaints) Amendment Act 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

That Part 1A be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 1A heading and the heading above clause 15A there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the District Courts (District Court Judges) Amendment Act 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

That Part 2 be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 2 heading and the heading above clause 16 there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Judicature (Judicial Matters) Amendment Act 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper sets out a motion to divide the Judicial Matters Bill into the following 3 Bills:

  • Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Judicial Conduct Panel (Deputy Commissioner and Disposal of Complaints) Amendment Bill:

  • District Courts (District Court Judges) Amendment Bill:

  • Judicature (Judicial Matters) Amendment Bill.