Judicature Amendment Act 1980

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Judicature Amendment Act 1980

Public Act1980 No 88
Date of assent24 December 1980


This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.

An Act to amend the Judicature Act 1908

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Judicature Amendment Act 1980, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Judicature Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) Sections 2 and 3 of this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of January 1981.

    (3) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of May 1981.

2 Age of retirement
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) This subsection amended section 14 of the principal Act.

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, any Judge who is in office at the commencement of this section may, at his option, continue in office until he attains the age of 72.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 14 October 1981, by section 3(4)(b) Judicature Amendment Act 1981.

    In subsection (3) the words subsection (1) or were omitted, as from 14 October 1981, by section 3(3) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1981 (1981 No 40).

  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 17 December 1985, by section 2(2) Judicature Amendment Act (No 4) 1985 (1985 No 180).

4 Registrars' seals abolished
  • Section 50(2) of the principal Act is hereby repealed.