Review of the Judicature Act 1908
Calling for submissions - Review of the Judicature
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
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
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