Hawera District Court   (ABIB)
1873? - current


GENERAL


The Hawera 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, Hawera Registry 2017-current
District Court of New Zealand, Hawera Office 2017-current
Hawera Youth Court 1989-current
Hawera Family Court 1981-current
Hawera Children and Young Persons Court 1975-1989
Hawera Children's Court 1926-1975
Hawera Magistrate's Court 1893-1980
Hawera Resident Magistrate's Court ?1873-1893


Location : Hawera, Taranaki


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Resident Magistrates Act 1867
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Admiralty Act 1973
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Child Welfare Act 1925
  • 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: 2
Date Approved: 04/07/2017