Westport Magistrate's/District Court Domestic and Family Proceedings Files   (22254)
1970 - current  range held: 1970 - 1987


GENERAL


These Family Proceedings files (formerly Domestic Proceedings) involve family, relationship and domestic proceedings in the Buller region. From 1981 the Family Court was designated as a division of the District Court in Westport, but as a distinct court with its own sphere of jurisdiction operating alongside the latter and equal in status.


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Dates of Holdings : 1970 - 1987
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
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Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Child Support Act 1991
  • Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
  • Domestic Violence Act 1995
  • Family Proceedings Act 1980
  • Guardianship Act 1968
  • Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act 1949
  • Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 5
Date Approved: 05/04/2018