Waipukurau District Court   (ABJJ)
1862 - current


GENERAL


The Waipukurau 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 Waipukurau 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
Waipukurau Resident Magistrate's Court 1862-1893
Waipukurau Magistrate's Court 1893-1980
Waipukurau Court of Review of Mortgagors Liabilities 1935-1938
Waipukurau Youth Court 1989-current
Waipukurau Family Court 1981-current
Waipukurau Small Claims Tribunal 1986-1989
Waipukurau Disputes Tribunal 1989-current


Location : Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Resident Magistrates' Court Act 1858
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Admiralty Act 1973
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1906
  • Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
  • Coroners Act 1988
  • Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967
  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Criminal Justice Act 1985
  • Declaratory Judgments Act 1908
  • Disputes Tribunals Act 1988
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 2
Date Approved: 03/10/2013