District Courts Amendment Act 1979

  • repealed
  • District Courts Amendment Act 1979: repealed, on 1 January 2018, pursuant to section 240 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).
1 Short Title and commencement


This Act may be cited as the District Courts Amendment Act 1979, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Act heretofore known as the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1947 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).


This section and section 5 of this Act shall come into force on the date on which this Act receives the Governor-General’s assent.


Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1980.