Justices of the Peace Act 1957

3B Justices to undertake training before exercising judicial power or function

(1)

A Justice (other than a District Court Judge or a Judge of the Maori Land Court) must not exercise or perform any judicial power or function unless he or she has completed training in the exercise and performance of judicial powers and functions to the satisfaction of the Chief District Court Judge.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not apply to a Justice appointed before the commencement of the Justices of the Peace Amendment Act 2007.

Section 3B: inserted, on 15 April 2007, by section 4 of the Justices of the Peace Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 14).