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Review of the Judicature Act 1908

Calling for submissions - Review of the Judicature Act 1908


The Law Commission is calling for submissions in response to an Issues Paper published today, 'Review of the Judicature Act 1908 – towards a Consolidated Courts Act.'

The aim of the Commission’s review is to consolidate the legislation relating to the New Zealand trial and appellate courts into one clear, modern and coherent statute, by creating a new Courts Bill.


The Commission will be consulting with the profession, the judiciary and the public and welcomes any comments or submissions on the Issues Paper. The closing date for submissions is Friday 27 April 2012.

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