Judicial Committee Act 1833

  • repealed
  • Judicial Committee Act 1833, sections 1, 3, 5, 6–9, 11–13, 15–21, 23, 24, and 28: ceased to have effect as part of the law of New Zealand, on 1 January 2004, by section 49(1) of the Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53).

Judicial Committee Act 1833

Imperial Act41
Date of assent14 August 1833
  • Judicial Committee Act 1833, sections 1, 3, 5, 6–9, 11–13, 15–21, 23, 24, and 28: ceased to have effect as part of the law of New Zealand, on 1 January 2004, by section 49(1) of the Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

Source: New Zealand Parliamentary Library, International Documents Collection.


Contents

Title

1 Certain persons to form a committee, to be styled The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

3 All appeals from sentence of any Judge, etc to be referred by His Majesty to the Committee, to report thereon

5 No matter to be heard, etc by Judicial Committee unless 3 members are present, exclusive of Lord President

6 In case the King directs the attendance of any Judge, a member of the Committee, arrangements to be made by other Judges of the Court

7 Evidence may be taken viva voce or upon written depositions

8 Committee may order any particular witnesses to be examined, and as to any particular facts, and may remit causes for rehearing

9 Witnesses to be examined on oath, and to be liable to punishment for perjury

11 Committee may, in certain cases, direct depositions to be read at the trial of the issue

12 May make such orders as to the admission of evidence as is made by the Court of Chancery

13 And may direct new trials of issues

15 Costs to be in the discretion of the Committee

16 Decrees to be enrolled

17 Committees may refer matters to Registrar in same manner as matters are by Court of Chancery referred to a Master

18 The King may appoint Registrar

19 Attendance of witnesses, and production of papers, etc, may be compelled by subpoena

20 Time of appealing

21 Decrees for courts abroad to be carried into effect as the King in Council shall direct. Act not to abridge powers of Privy Council

23 Orders made on such appeals to have effect notwithstanding death of parties, etc

24 His Majesty empowered to make orders for regulating the mode, etc of such appeals

28 Power of enforcing decrees. 2 & 3 Will 4 c 93

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An Act for the better administration of justice in His Majesty's Privy Council.