Land Valuation Proceedings Act 1948

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Land Valuation Proceedings Act 1948

Public Act
1948 No 50
Date of assent
26 November 1948
see section 1

Act name: amended, on 1 April 1969, by section 3(2) of the Land Valuation Proceedings Amendment Act 1968 (1968 No 42).


The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


1Short Title and commencement
3Additional members of High Court for purposes of Act
4Constitution of court [Repealed]
5Appointment of Judge of court [Repealed]
6Salary, allowances, and superannuation of Judge of court [Repealed]
7Appointment of other members [Repealed]
8Judge of court to take judicial oath [Repealed]
9Oath to be taken by additional members
10Registrars and other officers of the court [Repealed]
11Rules of court
12Evidence in proceedings before court
13Quorum and decisions of court
14Procedure where additional member unable to act
15Seal of court [Repealed]
16Court may exercise powers and functions of Land Valuation Tribunal
17Proceedings before court not to be questioned for want of form or appealed against [Repealed]
18Stating of case for Court of Appeal
18AAppeal to Court of Appeal in certain cases
19Land Valuation Tribunals
20Oath to be taken by members of Tribunal
21Filing of claims and other matters
22Proceedings to be referred to Land Valuation Tribunal
23Procedure where matters are referred to a Land Valuation Tribunal
24Land Valuation Committee may refer matters to court for directions [Repealed]
25Orders of Tribunals to be sealed
26Appeals to court against orders of Land Valuation Tribunals
27Proceedings of Tribunal not bad for want of form
28Claims for compensation under the Public Works Act 1928
29Land Sales Court abolished and jurisdiction transferred to the Land Valuation Court [Repealed]
30Assessment Courts under Valuation of Land Act 1925 abolished and jurisdiction transferred to the Land Valuation Court [Repealed]
31Local authority may appoint member of Land Valuation Tribunal [Repealed]
32Land Valuation Court to determine appeals against valuations of land for death duty, gift duty, and stamp duty purposes [Repealed]
33Governor-General may confer additional jurisdiction on Land Valuation Tribunals
34Proceedings to be in public
35Land Valuation Tribunal may dismiss frivolous or vexatious objections, etc
36Crown representatives
37General jurisdiction of court and Land Valuation Tribunals
37AOrders as to costs
38Enforcement of orders
39Members of court or of Land Valuation Tribunals not to be deemed to be public servants
41Savings as to existing awards and orders

An Act to provide for the constitution of a Land Valuation Court, and to define the jurisdiction, powers, and procedure of the court; and for matters incidental thereto