Hastings District Court   (AAMW)
1885 - current


GENERAL


The Hastings District (formerly Magistrate's) Court had a combined civil and criminal jurisdiction. Family Court and Youth Court hearings, civil actions, criminal and traffic offences constituted the business undertaken by the Hastings District Court. At various times the Court also performed other government functions such as birth, death and marriage registrations.


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ALSO KNOWN AS

name year
Hastings Resident Magistrate's Court 1885-1893
Hastings Magistrate's Court 1893-1981
Hastings Children's Court 1927-1975
Hastings Children and Young Persons Court 1975-1989
Hastings Youth Court 1989-current
Hastings Court of Review of Mortgagors Liabilities 1935-1938
Hastings Small Claims Tribunal 1983-1989
Hastings Disputes Tribunal 1989-current
Hastings Family Court 1989-current


Location : Hastings, Hawkes Bay


Mandates

RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Bail Act 2000
  • Child Welfare Act 1925
  • Children and Young Persons Act 1974
  • Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
  • Destitute Persons Act 1910
  • Disputes Tribunals Act 1988
  • District Courts Amendment Act 1979
  • Domestic Proceedings Act 1968
  • Family Courts Act 1980
  • Magistrates Act 1893
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 03/10/2013