Masterton District Court   (AAOF)
1860 - current


GENERAL


The Masterton District Court was an office of the District Court of New Zealand, which 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 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
District Court of New Zealand, Masterton Registry 2017-current
District Court of New Zealand, Masterton Office 2017-currrent
Disputes Tribunal of New Zealand, Masterton Office 2017-current
Masterton Youth Court 1989-current
Masterton Family Court 1981-current
Masterton Disputes Tribunal 1989-2017
Masterton Children and Young Persons Court 1975-1989
Masterton Children's Court 1926-1975
Masterton Magistrate's Court 1893-1980
Masterton Resident Magistrate's Court c.1860-1893
Wairarapa Resident Magistrate's Court 1860-1891


Location : Masterton, Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Resident Magistrates Act 1867
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Admiralty Act 1973
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Children and Young Persons Act 1974
  • Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
  • Coroners Act 1988
  • Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967
  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Criminal Justice Act 1985
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 14/06/2017