Schedule 2 Consequential amendments relating to District Court

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Accident Compensation Act 2001 (2001 No 49)

In section 6(1), definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 6(1), definition of specified registry, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 123(2)(d) with:

(d)

sections 154 to 161 of the District Court Act 2016; or

In section 149(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 149(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 149(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 149(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 149(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 150 with:

150 District Court Rules and this Act apply to appeal

An appeal under section 149 is dealt with in accordance with the District Court Rules made under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016, as modified by this Act and any regulations made under it.

In section 151(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 162(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 162(5) with:

(5)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under this section as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 328(b), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 53(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 69(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 73(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Admiralty Act 1973 (1973 No 119)

In the Long Title, replace District Courts with the District Court.

Replace section 3(1)(b) with:

(b)

may be exercised by the District Court in personam where the debt, demand, or damage or the value of the chattels claimed does not exceed the amount specified in section 74 of the District Court Act 2016, but the District Court does not, for the purposes of this Act, have jurisdiction in rem.

Replace section 3(3) with:

(3)

Nothing in this Act derogates from any common law or equitable jurisdiction of the High Court or the District Court.

Replace section 11(2) with:

(2)

Rules for the practice and procedure of the District Court in its admiralty jurisdiction may be made by the Governor-General from time to time, by Order in Council, under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 13(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 13(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 125 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under this section as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Adoption Act 1955 (1955 No 93)

In section 2, definition of court, replace “a Family Court or a District Court of civil jurisdiction” with “the Family Court or the District Court in its civil jurisdiction”.

In section 7(8)(a), replace “of a District Court” with “of the District Court”.

In section 8(5A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 12(1A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(3)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13A, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 22A, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 22A(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 23(3)(b), replace “a Family Court, a District Court” with “the Family Court, the District Court”.

Replace section 28A(b) and (c) with:

(b)

in the case of the District Court, under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016:

(c)

in the case of the Family Court, under section 16A of the Family Court Act 1980.

Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997 (1997 No 109)

In section 20(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 20(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 20(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 20(8), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 (1997 No 87)

In section 68(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Airport Authorities Act 1966 (1966 No 51)

In section 9(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966 (1966 No 97)

In section 8(3), replace “the Registrar or Deputy Registrar of a District Court” with “a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 23, replace “or a District Court” with “or the District Court”.

Animal Products Act 1999 (1999 No 93)

In section 91A(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 146(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 147(3) with:

(3)

Subject to modification by sections 148 to 156 and by any rules made under section 157, the District Court Rules made under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016 apply to every application to the court under this section.

In section 148(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 152(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 154(1AA), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 154(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under this section as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 157, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 157(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Animal Welfare Act 1999 (1999 No 142)

In section 136A(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 143(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 143(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 143(3) with:

(3)

Subject to modification by sections 145 to 155 and by any rules made under section 156, the District Court Rules made under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016 apply to every application to the court under this section.

In section 144, replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 146(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 151, replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 153(1AA), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 153(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under this section as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 156, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 156(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 156F(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156F(9), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 156G(2), replace “sections 74 to 78 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 156G(2)(a), replace “section 72 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 124 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 185(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 185(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Act 1994 (1994 No 119)

In section 45(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Arbitration Act 1996 (1996 No 99)

In section 10(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 16(b) with:

(b)

in the case of the District Court, under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016.

In Schedule 1, article 9(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, article 27(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, article 27(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, article 27(2)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, article 35(3)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, article 3(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, article 7(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971 (1971 No 53)

In section 150F(3)(b), after “nearest”, insert “office of the”.

In section 150F(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 185(1), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Arms Act 1983 (1983 No 44)

In section 72A(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72A(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Auctioneers Act 2013 (2013 No 148)

In section 11(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 22(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 22(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 22(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 23(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 23(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Auditor Regulation Act 2011 (2011 No 21)

In section 24(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 24(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 24(3), replace “to a District Court” with “to the District Court”.

In section 31(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 31(2), replace “to a District Court” with “to the District Court”.

Bail Act 2000 (2000 No 38)

In section 3, definition of District Court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 3, definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 15(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 33(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 33(5), replace “a District Court or Registrar” with “the District Court or a Registrar”.

In section 35(2)(a), replace “a District Court, Registrar, or Police employee” with “the District Court, a Registrar, or a Police employee”.

In section 35(2)(a), replace “before a District Court” with “before the District Court”.

In section 37(7)(a), replace “a District Court, a judicial officer or Registrar of a District Court” with “the District Court, a judicial officer or Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 38, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 39(6)(a), replace “a District Court, Registrar, or Police employee” with “the District Court, a Registrar, or a Police employee”.

In section 40(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 41(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 41(2), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 41(4), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 42(2)(a), delete “appealed from”.

In section 42(3), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 42(6), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 43(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 43(3), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 43(3)(a), replace “the District Court to which the appeal was made, the Registrar of that court” with “the District Court, the Registrar of the office of the court at the place where the appeal was determined”.

In section 43(3)(b), replace “the District Court to which the appeal was made, the Registrar of the District Court appealed from” with “the District Court, the Registrar of the office of the District Court at the place where the appeal was determined”.

In section 43(4), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court at the place where the appeal was determined”.

In section 45(2)(a), delete “appealed from”.

In section 46(3)(b), replace “the District Court appealed from” with “the office of the District Court at the place where the decision appealed from was made”.

In section 46(4), replace “the District Court appealed from” with “the office of the District Court at the place where the decision appealed from was made”.

In section 47(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 51(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 53(1)(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 53(3), replace “the District Court dealing with the appeal” with “the District Court at the place where the appeal is being dealt with”.

In section 56, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95)

In section 154E(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 154E(9), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 154F(2), replace “sections 74 to 78 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 154F(2)(a), replace “section 72 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 124 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 (1995 No 16)

In section 2, replace the definition of Family Court with:

Family Court means the division of the District Court known, in accordance with section 4 of the Family Court Act 1980, as the Family Court

In section 15(2)(b)(i), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 15(2)(b)(ii), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 15A(2), replace “the Family Court” with “the office of the Family Court”.

In section 15A(5), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 76(4), replace “a Family Court, a District Court” with “the Family Court, the District Court”.

In section 17(2), replace “to the Family Court” with “to the office of the Family Court”.

In section 18(5), replace “to the Family Court” with “to the office of the Family Court”.

In section 19(3)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 28(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 29(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 59(1), replace “the Family Court” with “the office of the Family Court”.

In section 62E(1), replace “The Registrar of a Family Court” with “A Registrar of the Family Court”.

In section 76(4), replace “a Family Court, a District Court” with “the Family Court, the District Court”.

In section 77(8), replace “a Family Court, a District Court” with “the Family Court, the District Court”.

In section 78(3), replace “a Family Court, a District Court” with “the Family Court, the District Court”.

In section 85(1), replace “the Family Court” with “the office of the Family Court”.

In section 85(2), replace “the Family Court” with “the office of the Family Court”.

In section 85(3), replace “A Family Court to which” with “The Family Court at the office where”.

Building Act 2004 (2004 No 72)

In section 126(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 126(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 130(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 130(3)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 158(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 158(3)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 182(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 190(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 208(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 209(1)(b), replace “District Courts Rules” with “District Court Rules”.

In section 211(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 220(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 220(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 226(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 227(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 330(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 381(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22)

In new section 133AS(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In new section 133AS(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Building Societies Act 1965 (1965 No 22)

In section 2(1), replace the definition of court with:

court means the District Court in any case where the District Court has jurisdiction under the District Court Act 2016 in relation to this Act or to building societies, and in any other case means the High Court or a Judge of the High Court

In section 113(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Care of Children Act 2004 (2004 No 90)

In section 7A(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 25(1), replace “the Registrar of a Family Court” with “a Registrar of the Family Court”.

Replace section 30(1)(b) with:

(b)

the Family Court.

In section 30(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 30(3), replace “to a Family Court” with “to the Family Court”.

In section 30(3)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 30(4)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 32(1)(a)(i), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 32(1)(a)(ii), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 34(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 35(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 46F(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 46G(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 46R(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 46R(3)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 53(1), replace “to a court if it is a Family Court” with “if the Family Court is”.

In section 58, definition of approved provider, paragraph (a)(iii), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

In section 72(2), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 73(2), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 74(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 77(1), replace “or of a District Court” with “or of the District Court”.

In section 77B(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 81(1), replace “the Registrar of a District Court” with “a Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 81(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 88, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 101(1), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 101(2), replace “Every Family Court and every District Court has the jurisdiction, and has” with “The Family Court and the District Court have the jurisdiction, and have”.

In section 117(3), replace “of a District Court” with “of the District Court”.

In section 118(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 119(1), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 121(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 123(3), replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 125(1), replace “in a Family Court” with “in the Family Court”.

In section 125(1)(a), replace “no Family Court has” with “the Family Court does not have”.

In section 125(1)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 125(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 125(2)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 125(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 125(4), replace “before a District Court” with “before the District Court”.

In section 125(6), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 127(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 127(3)(a), replace “the Registrar of the Family Court” with “the Registrar of the office of the Family Court”.

In section 127(5), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 127(5), replace “the Registrar of the Family Court” with “a Registrar of the Family Court”.

In section 131(1)(a), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

In section 135(1)(a), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

In section 135B(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 135B(2), replace “section 113 or 123 of the District Courts Act 1947 or section 100A of the Judicature Act 1908” with “section 219 or 230 of the District Court Act 2016 or section 156 of the Senior Courts Act 2016”.

In section 139, replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

In section 139(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 139A(1)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 143(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 143(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 143(4) with:

(4)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 125 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under this section as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 143(5), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 145(1)(b), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 146(2), replace “the Family Courts Act 1980” with “the Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 146(2), replace “of Family Courts” with “of the Family Court”.

In section 146(4), replace “section 122 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 228 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 146(4)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Chartered Professional Engineers of New Zealand Act 2002 (2002 No 17)

In section 35(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 37(4) with:

(4)

An appeal to the District Court is a rehearing and must be conducted in accordance with the District Court Rules made under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 38(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Child Support Act 1991 (1991 No 142)

In section 2(1), replace the definition of Family Court with:

Family Court means the division of the District Court known, in accordance with section 4 of the Family Court Act 1980, as the Family Court

In section 2(1), definition of step-parent, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 7(1)(h), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 64(4)(b), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 88(4)(c), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 89(5)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 89X(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 89X(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 89X(5)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 89Y(1)(a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 89Z(1)(c)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 89Z(3)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 89ZA(1)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 93(c), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 95(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96L(1)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96L(1)(c), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96P(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96P(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96P(5)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96ZF(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96ZF(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 96ZF(5)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 97, replace “District Courts, and Family Courts” with “the District Court, and the Family Court”.

In section 99(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 99(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 99(6), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 102(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103(1), replace “a Family Court” with “an office of the Family Court”.

In section 103(4), replace “A Family Court hearing an appeal under this section shall” with “When hearing an appeal under this section, the Family Court must”.

In section 103(5), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103A(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103A(2)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103B(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103B(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103B(3)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103C(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103C(2)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103D(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103D(2)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103D(2)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 103E(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 104(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 104(2)(b)(iii), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 105(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 108(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 108(3), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 109(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 111(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 112(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 112(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 113(1), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 113(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 116(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 117(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 118(2), replace “a Family Court or a District Court, nor the refusal of a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court, nor the refusal of the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 120(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 120(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 120(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 120(3), replace “, against the decision, against an order or declaration of a Family Court” with “against an order or declaration of the Family Court”.

Replace section 120(3A) with:

(3A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 127 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (3) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 123(2), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

Replace section 123(2)(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 124, replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

Replace section 124(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 127, replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 169(9), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 180(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 183(3), replace “District Courts Act 1947” with “District Court Act 2016”.

Replace section 183(10) with:

(10)

Section 175 of the District Court Act 2016 does not apply in relation to a warrant to seize property issued under this section.

In section 184(1), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 187(1), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 188(4), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 188(13), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 190(1), replace “the District Court or Family Court” with “the District Court or Family Court at the office of the court”.

In section 196(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 197, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 199(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 207(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 226B(1)(a), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

In section 226D(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 226D(2), replace “section 113 or 123 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 219 or 230 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 227(1), replace “A Family Court or District Court” with “The Family Court or District Court”.

In section 227(2), replace “A Family Court or District Court” with “The Family Court or District Court”.

In section 229(1), replace “a Family Court or District Court” with “the Family Court or District Court”.

In section 233(1), replace “the Registrar of a Family Court or District Court” with “a Registrar of the Family Court or District Court”.

In section 233(2), replace “the Registrar of a Family Court or District Court” with “a Registrar of the Family Court or District Court”.

In section 234(1), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 234(1A), replace “Family Courts Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of Family Courts” with “Family Court Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of the Family Court”.

In section 234(2), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 (1989 No 24)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace “a Family Court, and in relation to Parts 4 and 5, means a Youth Court” with “the Family Court, and in relation to Parts 4 and 5, means the Youth Court”.

In section 2(2)(d), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 2(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 2B(1)(c)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 2B(1)(d)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 2B(2)(a)(i), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 2B(2)(a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 10(1), replace “a Family Court or a Youth Court” with “the Family Court or the Youth Court”.

In section 10(1)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 10(2), replace “a Family Court or a Youth Court” with “the Family Court or the Youth Court”.

In section 10(2)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 11, replace “a Family Court or a Youth Court” with “the Family Court or the Youth Court”.

In section 84(1)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In the heading to section 150, replace Family Courts with Family Court.

In section 150, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the heading to section 151, replace District Courts with District Court.

In section 151, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 151, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 160, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 162(1)(a), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 162(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 166(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 206A(1)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 207D(1)(g), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 207K(1)(f), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 207Q(1)(d), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 237, replace “a Youth Court or, as the case requires, a Family Court” with “the Youth Court or, as the case requires, the Family Court”.

In section 238(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 241, replace “A Youth Court” with “The Youth Court”.

In section 243, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 243, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 245(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 246, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 247(e), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 248(1)(a)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 248(1)(a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In the cross-heading above section 272, replace Youth Courts with Youth Court.

In the heading to section 272, replace Youth Courts with Youth Court.

In section 272(1A)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 272(1B)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272(1B)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 272(1B)(c), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272(2A)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272(3), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272(5), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272(5)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272A(1)(c), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 272A(1)(d), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 273(2), replace “A Youth Court” with “The Youth Court”.

In section 275(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 275(3)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 275(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 276(3), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 276(4), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 276(5), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 277(7), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 277(8), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 277(9), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 277(9)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 277(9)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 277A(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 277A(4)(a), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 278(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 278(3), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 281(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 281(2), replace “A Youth Court” with “The Youth Court”.

In section 282(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 283, replace “A Youth Court” with “The Youth Court”.

In section 283(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 283(h), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 283(j), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court” in each place.

In section 283(o)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 285(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 291, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 293, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 293(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 293A(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court” in each place.

In section 293A(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 293A(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 293A(3), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 293A(4), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 293A(5), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 294(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 294(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 298(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 298(3), replace “No Youth Court shall” with “The Youth Court must not”.

In section 307(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 308A(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 311(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 311(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 311(2A), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 316(1), replace “A Youth Court” with “The Youth Court”.

In the heading to section 321, replace Courts with Court.

In section 321(1), replace “Youth Courts and to proceedings in such courts” with “the Youth Court and to proceedings in that court”.

In section 321(2), replace “every Youth Court and its officers shall have all the powers and duties of a District Court” with “, the Youth Court and its officers have all the powers and duties of the District Court”.

In section 321(3), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

Replace section 321(4) with:

(4)

Any officer of the District Court may act as an officer of the Youth Court.

In section 321(5), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 323(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 324(2)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 326(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 329(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 330(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 330(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 330(3), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In the cross-heading above section 331, replace Youth Courts with Youth Court.

In section 331, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 332(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 332(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 333(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 336, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the cross-heading above section 341, replace Family Courts with Family Court.

In the heading to section 341, replace Family Courts with Family Court.

In section 341(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 341(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 346(1) with:

(1)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 129 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under section 341 as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 346(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 348(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 350(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 350(1), replace “the Family Court whose decision or order is appealed against is situated” with “the Family Court is situated”.

In section 351(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 352(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 353(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 354(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 354(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 355(3)(a), replace “a District Court were references to a Youth Court” with “the District Court were references to the Youth Court”.

In section 355(3)(c), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 356(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court” in each place.

In section 357, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 359(1), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 371(1), replace “a Family Court or a Youth Court or, where it is not practicable to apply to a Family Court or a Youth Court, to a District Court” with “the Family Court or the Youth Court or, where it is not practicable to apply to the Family Court or the Youth Court, to the District Court”.

In section 376(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 392(1), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

Replace the cross-heading above section 433 with:

Youth Court

Replace section 433 with:

433 Establishment of Youth Court

The District Court has a division known as the Youth Court.

In section 435(3), replace “of a Youth Court” with “of the Youth Court”.

In section 435A(3), replace “of a Youth Court” with “of the Youth Court”.

In section 435A(4), replace “of a Youth Court” with “of the Youth Court”.

Replace section 435A(6) with:

(6)

This section is subject to section 24 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 436(1), replace “in a Youth Court” with “in the Youth Court”.

In section 436(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 437A, replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

Replace section 437A(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 439(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 445(1), replace “a Family Court or a Youth Court” with “the Family Court or the Youth Court”.

In section 445(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 448(1), replace “Youth Courts” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 448(2), replace “Youth Courts” with “the Youth Court”.

Replace section 448(2)(b) with:

(b)

in the case of the District Court, under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016:

Replace section 448(2)(c) with:

(c)

in the case of the Family Court, under section 16A of the Family Court Act 1980.

In section 448A(2), replace “Youth Courts” with “Youth Court” in each place.

In section 448A(4), replace “District Courts” with “District Court” in each place.

In section 456A(1)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 456A(1)(c), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court” in each place.

In section 456A(2)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 456A(2)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 456A(2)(c), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 456A(2)(d), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In the Schedule 1 heading, replace Courts and to proceedings in such courts with Court and to proceedings in Youth Court.

In Schedule 1, replace clause 1 with:

1

The District Court Act 2016, except that—

(a)

where any provisions of this Act conflict with any of the provisions of the District Court Act 2016, the provisions of this Act prevail:

(b)

nothing in section 72 of the District Court Act 2016 applies in respect of Youth Court Judges or the business of the Youth Court.

In Schedule 1, clause 2(a), replace “District Courts even though they may be heard and determined in Youth Courts” with “the District Court even though they may be heard and determined in the Youth Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 3A(a)(ii)(B), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 3A(g)(i), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 3A(g)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 3A(j), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

Christchurch District Drainage Act 1951 (1951 No 21 (L))

In section 43A(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Civil Aviation Act 1990 (1990 No 98)

In section 6(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 7(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 11I(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 17(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 18(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 21(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 27P, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 41(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 62(3), replace “by a District Court” with “by the District Court”.

In section 64(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 66(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 69(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 (2002 No 33)

In section 77(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 77(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102)

In section 36(1), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 36(1), replace “of Family Courts” with “of the Family Court”.

In section 36(2), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 36(2)(b), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Climate Change Response Act 2002 (2002 No 40)

In section 115(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 145(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Commissions of Inquiry Act 1908 (1908 No 25)

In section 4(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Commonwealth Countries Act 1977 (1977 No 31)

In section 2(5), definition of court, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 2(5), replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court; and

(b)

the Youth Court

Companies Act 1993 (1993 No 105)

Replace section 185A with:

185A Jurisdiction of District Court

(1)

The District Court has jurisdiction to exercise any power conferred by sections 182 to 185 in any case where—

(a)

the occasion for the exercise of the power arises in the course of civil proceedings properly before the court; or

(b)

the amount of the claim or the value of the property or relief claimed or in issue is not more than $350,000; or

(c)

the parties agree, in accordance with section 81 of the District Court Act 2016, that the District Court has jurisdiction to determine the proceedings.

(2)

For the purposes of sections 86 to 88 of the District Court Act 2016, an application made to the District Court under any of sections 182 to 185 is deemed to be a proceeding.

Construction Contracts Act 2002 (2002 No 46)

In section 5, definition of court, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 5, definition of tribunal, replace paragraph (b) with:

(b)

the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988

In section 71A(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 71A(2) with:

(2)

The District Court has the jurisdiction to hear and determine an application for review under this section despite any limits imposed on the District Court in its ordinary civil jurisdiction by sections 74 to 79 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 71B(1), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 71C(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 71C(3), replace “A District Court’s” with “The District Court’s”.

In section 73(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 77, replace “District Courts Rules 1992” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 78, replace “District Courts Rules 1992” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

Replace section 81(1) with:

(1)

In addition to all other powers conferred by the District Court Act 2016, the Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make rules regulating the practice and procedure of the District Court in proceedings under this Act.

In section 81(3), replace “District Courts Act 1947” with “District Court Act 2016”.

Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (1993 No 91)

In section 23A(2), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 38(1)(a), replace “Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 39(1), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 39A(2), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 46A(1)(a)(iii), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal” in each place.

In section 47(1), replace “any Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 and having” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988 if it has”.

In section 47(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 47(2)(b)(i), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 47(3), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 47(3)(a), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 47(3)(b), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 47(3)(c), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 47(3)(d), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 47(4), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 47(5), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 47(6), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 47(6), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Contractual Remedies Act 1979 (1979 No 11)

In section 4(4), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 4(4), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Copyright Act 1994 (1994 No 143)

In section 122B(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 122I(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 122O(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 122P(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 122P(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 122Q(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 122R(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 134F(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 144F(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 219(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 219(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 222(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Coroners Act 2006 (2006 No 38)

In section 10(1)(b), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 10(3), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 108(8), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 109(2)(a), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 110(6), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 114(3), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 1(b)(ii), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 13, replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50)

In section 185(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 189(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967 (1967 No 129)

In section 7(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Courts (Remote Participation) Act 2010 (2010 No 94)

In section 3, replace the definition of Community Magistrate with:

Community Magistrate has the same meaning as in section 4 of the District Court Act 2016

In section 3, replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court and the Youth Court; and

(b)

the District Court sitting in its admiralty jurisdiction

In section 3, definition of New Zealand Court, paragraph (a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Courts Security Act 1999 (1999 No 115)

In section 2, definition of presiding judicial officer, paragraph (f), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Replace section 3(5)(c) and (d) with:

(c)

the District Court:

(d)

the following divisions of the District Court:

(i)

the Disputes Tribunal:

(ii)

the Family Court:

(iii)

the Youth Court:

In section 24(1)(f), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 33(1), replace “section 112 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 165 of the Senior Courts Act 2016”.

Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (2003 No 52)

In section 9A(2)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 58(4), replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 85(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 86 with:

86 Jurisdiction of District Court

(1)

The District Court may hear and determine proceedings for offences against any of the provisions of this Act.

(2)

The District Court may hear and determine applications for orders under any of the provisions of this Act if—

(a)

the occasion for the exercise of the power arises in the course of civil proceedings properly before the court; or

(b)

in the case of—

(i)

a revolving credit contract that has a credit limit, the credit limit does not exceed $350,000; or

(ii)

any other credit contract, the total of all advances made and agreed to be made under the credit contract does not exceed $350,000; or

(iii)

a consumer lease, the cash price of the goods hired does not exceed $350,000; or

(iv)

a buy-back transaction, the amount of the consideration paid by the transferee under the transaction does not exceed $350,000; or

(c)

in the case of an application for an order under any of the provisions of this Act, the relief claimed does not exceed $350,000; or

(d)

the parties agree, in accordance with section 81 of the District Court Act 2016, that the District Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine the application.

(3)

Subsection (2)(b) does not limit subsection (2)(a), (c), or (d).

(4)

The District Court does not have jurisdiction to hear and determine applications for injunctions under section 96.

(5)

For the purposes of sections 86 to 88 of the District Court Act 2016, an application made to the District Court for an order under this Act is to be treated as a proceeding.

In the heading to section 87, replace Disputes Tribunals with Disputes Tribunal.

In section 87(1), replace “A Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “The Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 87(2), replace “A Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “The Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 87(2), delete “appropriate”.

In section 87(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 87(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 87(5), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 87(5), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 108(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 108(1A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 109(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 112(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 143(2), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Crimes Act 1961 (1961 No 43)

In section 2(1), replace the definition of Judge with:

Judge, in relation to the District Court, or District Court Judge means a Judge who holds a warrant under section 14 of the District Court Act 2016 to conduct jury trials

In section 2(1), definition of Registrar, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 19(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 19(8), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 19(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 19(12)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 406(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Criminal Disclosure Act 2008 (2008 No 38)

In section 6(1), definition of criminal proceedings, paragraph (a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 12(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 12(4)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 20(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 24(1)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 33(3)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 (1995 No 55)

In section 2(1), definition of charged, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 2(1), definition of conviction, paragraph (a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 2(1), definition of District Court, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 26(ab)(iii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 26(ac)(i), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 26A(2)(b)(i), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 26A(2)(b)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 26A(2)(b)(iii), replace “a District Court (rather than a Youth Court)” with “the District Court (rather than the Youth Court)”.

In section 26A(3)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

Replace section 26A(4) with:

(4)

The retention periods and effect of certain subsequent offences are as follows:

Sentence or orderRetention period for order or convictionRetention period for subsequent offence
Section 26(a) or (ab): section 283(a) to (n) order made by the Youth Court10 years after date of that section 283 orderIf a section 282 order is subsequently made during that 10-year period after the offence is proved, a further retention period of 4 years applies and runs concurrently with the 10-year period.
Section 26(a) or (ab): section 283(o) order made by the Youth Court but no imprisonment10 years after date of section 283(o) orderIf a section 282 order is subsequently made during that 10-year period after the offence is proved, a further retention period of 4 years applies and runs concurrently with the 10-year period.
Section 26(a) or (ab): convicted by the District Court but no imprisonment10 years after date of convictionIf a section 282 order is subsequently made during that 10-year period after the offence is proved, a further retention period of 4 years applies and runs concurrently with the 10-year period.
Section 26(ac): section 282 order made after offence proved4 years after date of section 282 orderIf a section 283 order is subsequently made during that 4-year period, a further retention period of 10 years applies and runs concurrently with the 4-year period.
If the person is subsequently convicted by the District Court without imprisonment during that 4-year period, a further retention period of 10 years applies and runs concurrently with the 4-year period.
If another section 282 order is subsequently made during that 4-year period after the offence is proved, a further retention period of 4 years applies and runs concurrently with the first 4-year period.

In section 26A(5)(b), in the second example, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 26B(1)(a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81)

In section 4(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 4(1)(f), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 4(1)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 4(1)(m), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 4(1)(y) and the heading above that paragraph with:

Jurisdiction of District Court

(y)

Part 7 contains provisions about the jurisdiction of the District Court. These set out the jurisdiction of Community Magistrates and Justices to conduct various proceedings and to sentence offenders. They also require a District Court Judge conducting jury trials to hold a jury trial warrant under the District Court Act 2016:

In section 5, definition of level of trial court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 5, definition of rules of court, replace “section 122 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 228 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 7(3), replace “any Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 7(3), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In the cross-heading above section 9, replace District Courts with District Court.

In the heading to section 9, replace District Courts with District Court.

In section 9(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 14(1), replace “District Court” with “office of the District Court”.

In section 14(2)(a), after “another”, insert “office of the”.

In section 14(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “an office of the District Court”.

In section 14(3), after “correct”, insert “office of the”.

In section 34(2), replace “before a District Court” with “before the District Court”.

In section 34(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 35(1), replace “the District Court in which the charging document was filed” with “the District Court at the place where the charging document was filed”.

In section 35(2), replace “the District Court in which the charging document was filed” with “the District Court at the place where the charging document was filed”.

In section 35(3)(b), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 36(1), replace “the District Court in which the charging document was filed” with “the District Court at the place where the charging document was filed”.

In section 36(3)(b), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 71(3), replace “the District Court that is dealing with the proceeding before the trial in accordance with section 35” with “the District Court at the place where the proceeding is being dealt with in accordance with section 35”.

In section 71(4)(a), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 72(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(5)(a), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 73(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 73(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 73(5), replace “a District Court, means a District Court that has jurisdiction” with “the District Court, means the District Court at the place where the court has jurisdiction”.

In section 73(6)(a), replace “section 4A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 72 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 74(4), replace “the District Court that is dealing with the proceeding” with “the District Court at the place where the court is dealing with the proceeding”.

In section 78(4)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 95(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 114(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 157(1), replace “to a District Court” with “to the District Court”.

In section 157(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 171(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 172(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 173(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 180(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 219(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a decision of the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 219(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 224(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 230(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a conviction entered by the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 230(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 238(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 247(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a sentence imposed by the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 247(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 247(c), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 248(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 254(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 261(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the finding of contempt was made by the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 261(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 262(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 265(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 272(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a decision of the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 272(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 277(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 284(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a decision of the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 284(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 285(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 290(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 297(a) with:

(a)

the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge, if the appeal is against a ruling by the District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates or 1 or more Justices of the Peace; or

In section 297(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 300(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 304(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 313(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 328(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 330, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 339(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 341(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In the Part 7 heading, replace Courts with Court.

In section 353(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

Replace section 354 and the cross-heading above section 354 with:

Jurisdiction of District Court in relation to jury trials

354 Jurisdiction of District Court in relation to jury trials

(1)

This section applies if the trial of a proceeding is to be a jury trial and the level of trial court is the District Court.

(2)

Only the District Court at a place appointed under section 10(5) of the District Court Act 2016 has jurisdiction to conduct a jury trial.

(3)

Only the District Court presided over by a District Court Judge who holds a warrant under section 14 of the District Court Act 2016 to conduct jury trials has jurisdiction to conduct the jury trial or exercise any of the powers of the court under subpart 8 of Part 3 in relation to the proceeding.

In section 355(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 355(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 355(3), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 356(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 356(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 356(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 357(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 357(3) with:

(3)

The District Court presided over by 1 or more Community Magistrates may not impose on any person for any offence a sentence of imprisonment (within the meaning of section 4(1) of the Sentencing Act 2002).

In section 357(4), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 358(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 358(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 359, replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 360(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court” and replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 360(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 360(3), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 361(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 361(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 363(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided” in each place.

In section 363(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 366, replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 368(1), replace “of a District Court” with “of the District Court”.

In section 369(1)(a), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 370(3), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 371(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 371(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 372(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 380(2), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 380(4), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 383(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 386(1), replace “section 122(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 228(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 386(5), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 (2004 No 36)

In section 4, definition of registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 9(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 10(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 10(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 10(8), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 12(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 19(3)(f), replace “a Family Court’s” with “the Family Court’s”.

In section 22(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 22(1)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 22(1)(b), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 22(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Crown Minerals Act 1991 (1991 No 70)

In section 52, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 58(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 99L(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 99L(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 (1998 No 65)

In section 19(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 19(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 23Q(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 23Q(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Crown Proceedings Act 1950 (1950 No 54)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace “a District Court constituted under the District Courts Act 1947, a Disputes Tribunal constituted under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the District Court constituted under the District Court Act 2016, the Disputes Tribunal constituted under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 15(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(2),—

(a)

replace “section 109 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 210 of the District Court Act 2016”; and

(b)

replace “in a District Court” with “in the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to the District Courts Act 1947 with:

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49)

Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012 (2012 No 118)

In section 14, definition of Registrar, paragraph (a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Customs and Excise Act 1996 (1996 No 27)

In section 110(4), replace “Section 109 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “Section 210 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 259, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Defamation Act 1992 (1992 No 105)

In section 2(1), definition of Judge, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 48(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 48(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, Part 1, item 5(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Disability (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Act 2008 (2008 No 64)

In section 7(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 (1988 No 110)

In section 2, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 2, definition of Registrar, replace “the Registrar of the District Court of which the Tribunal is a division pursuant to section 4(4)” with “a Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 2, definition of Tribunal, replace “a Disputes Tribunal established” with “the Disputes Tribunal established as a division of the District Court” .

In the Part 1 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

Replace section 4 with:

4 Disputes Tribunal is division of District Court

(1)

The District Court has a division known as the Disputes Tribunal.

(2)

Each Disputes Tribunal that is in existence immediately before this section comes into force ceases to be a division of the District Court and is constituted an office of the Tribunal.

4A Offices of Tribunal

The Minister may from time to time, by notice in the Gazette,—

(a)

establish such offices of the Tribunal as that Minister thinks fit; and

(b)

disestablish an office of the Tribunal and direct how the records of that office must be dealt with.

In section 5(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

Replace section 6(1) with:

(1)

Subject to any directions given under subsection (2), a Registrar must determine the days, times, and places of the regular sessions of the Tribunal.

In section 6C(1)(c), replace “Tribunals” with “Tribunal”.

In section 8(2)(a), delete “of a District Court”.

In the Part 2 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In the heading to section 10, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In section 10(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 10(1A), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 10(2), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 10(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(1)(b)(i), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(1)(c), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(5), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(7), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 11(9), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 12(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 12(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 13(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 13(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 14, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 15, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 16(1)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 16(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 16(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 17(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 17(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 18(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 18(4A), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 18(7), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(1), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 19(1A), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 19(1C), replace “section 84I(3) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 157(3) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 19(1D), replace “any District Court and, if so filed, sections 79(5C) and 84F to 84N of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court and, if so filed, sections 139(2) and 154 to 162 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 19(1E), replace “section 84F of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 154 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 19(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(6), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(7), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 19(8), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 20(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 20(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 21(1), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 21(2), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 21(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 21(5), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 22(1), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 23, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In the Part 3 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In section 24(1), after “appropriate”, insert “office of the”.

In section 24(2), after “appropriate”, insert “office of the”.

Replace section 24(3) and (4) with:

(3)

Where a claim is lodged with an office of the Tribunal, or transferred to that office under section 37, and the Tribunal is satisfied that the claim can be more conveniently or fairly heard in some other office of the Tribunal, the Tribunal may order that the proceedings be transferred to that other office.

(4)

Where a claim is lodged with an office of the Tribunal, or transferred to that office under section 37, the Registrar may, on the application of any party, if all the parties to the claim consent, order that the proceedings be transferred to another office of the Tribunal.

In section 25(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 26(2), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 27(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 27(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 27(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 27(5), replace a Tribunal with the Tribunal.

In section 27(5)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 28(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 28(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 28(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 28(5)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 29(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 29(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 30(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 31, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 32, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 33(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 33(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 34(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 34(1)(e), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 35(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 35(5), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 35(6), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 36(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 36(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 36(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “an office of the Tribunal”.

In section 36(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

Replace section 36(3) with:

(3)

The Tribunal may order that proceedings commenced in, or transferred to, the Tribunal may be transferred to a Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal specified by it if the proceedings—

(a)

are within the jurisdiction of a Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal constituted under section 82 of the Motor Vehicles Sales Act 2003; and

(b)

would, in the opinion of the Tribunal, more properly be determined by a Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal.

In section 36(4), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 37(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 37(1), replace “in a District Court” with “in the District Court”.

In section 37(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 37(3), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 38(4), replace “a Tribunal’s” with “the Tribunal’s”.

In section 38(5), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 38(6), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 38(7), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 38(8), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 39(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 39(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 39(3), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 39(3), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 40(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 40(2), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 40(4), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 41(1), replace “A Tribunal” with “The Tribunal”.

In section 41(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 43(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 43(3)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

Replace section 43(4)(a) with:

(a)

any proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Tribunal have been commenced in the District Court; and

In section 43(4)(b), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 43(4)(c), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 43(4)(e), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 44, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

Replace section 45(1) with:

(1)

Every order made by the Tribunal requiring a party to pay money or deliver specific property to another party is taken to be an order of the District Court and, subject to this section, may be enforced accordingly.

In section 45(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 47(1) with:

(1)

Where a term of an agreed settlement approved by the Tribunal under section 18(3) provides for a party to pay money or deliver specific property to another party, that term is taken to be an order of the District Court and, subject to this section, may be enforced accordingly.

In section 47(2)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 48, replace “section 113 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 219 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 49(1), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 49(2)(c), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 50(1), replace “a Tribunal may appeal to a District Court” with “the Tribunal may appeal to the District Court”.

In section 50(3), delete “of which the Tribunal is a division,”.

In section 51(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 52, replace “section 57 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 107 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 53(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 54, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 55, replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 55, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 56(1)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal” in each place.

In section 56(1)(b), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 56(1)(c), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 56(1)(d), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 56(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 57, replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 58(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 58(3)(a), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 60(1)(a), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 60(2)(b), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 60(2)(c), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 60(2)(e), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 60(2)(ga), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

Replace section 60(2)(k) with:

(k)

the transfer of proceedings—

(i)

from the District Court or the High Court to the Tribunal:

(ii)

from the Tribunal to the District Court or a Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal referred to in section 36(3):

(iii)

from one office of the Tribunal to another:

Replace section 60(2)(l) with:

(l)

the removal of orders of, or agreed settlements approved by, the Tribunal into the District Court for enforcement:

In section 60(2)(m), replace “Tribunals” with “the Tribunal”.

In the heading to section 83, replace Disputes Tribunals with Disputes Tribunal.

In section 83, replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal” in each place.

In the Schedule 1 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In Schedule 1, in the Part 1 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In Schedule 1, in the Part 2 heading, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

Dog Control Act 1996 (1996 No 13)

In section 27(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 61(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 71(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Domestic Actions Act 1975 (1975 No 53)

In section 8(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 9(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 9(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

Replace section 9A(b) with:

(b)

in the case of the Family Court, under section 16A of the Family Court Act 1980.

Domestic Violence Act 1995 (1995 No 86)

In section 2, definition of court, replace “a Family Court or a” with “the Family Court or the”.

In section 54(2), replace “section 31(1)(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 79(2)(c) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 81(2A)(a), replace “Family Courts” with “Family Court”.

Replace section 91(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 91(3), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 124A, definition of District Court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124A, definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124L(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124L(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124M(1), replace “a District Court within” with “the District Court within”.

In section 124M(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124M(3), replace “a District Court or” with “the District Court or a”.

In section 124N(1), replace “If a District Court” with “If the District Court”.

In section 124N(2), replace “If a District Court” with “If the District Court”.

In section 124O(2), replace “A District Court or” with “The District Court or a”.

In section 124O(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 124P(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 125, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 125(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 126(1), replace “District Courts Act 1947” with “District Court Act 2016”.

In section 126(1)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 126(1A), replace “Family Courts Act 1980 relating to the practice and procedure of Family Courts” with “Family Court Act 1980 relating to the practice and procedure of the Family Court”.

In section 126(2), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 126(2)(i), replace “District Courts, Family Courts,” with “the District Court, the Family Court,”.

In section 126(2)(j), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

Education Act 1989 (1989 No 80)

In section 409(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 409(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No 87)

In section 95A(2), replace “District Courts Rules 1992” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 95D(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 95D(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 96(3), replace “District Courts Rules 1992” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 97(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 205I(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 206G(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 206ZA(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Electricity Act 1992 (1992 No 122)

In section 9(2), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 9(2), replace “any other District Court” with “any other office of the District Court”.

In section 10, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 12(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(3), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(1), replace “a District Court ” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 14(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 14(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 27(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 31(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 96(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 102(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 106(3)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZA(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZB(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZC(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZC(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZD(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 147ZE, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147ZF(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Electricity Industry Act 2010 (2010 No 116)

In section 97(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 97(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 97(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 98(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Electronic Transactions Act 2002 (2002 No 35)

In the Schedule, Part 4, replace items (2) to (5) with:

(2)

the District Court reconstituted under section 7 of the District Court Act 2016:

(3)

the Family Court established under the Family Court Act 1980:

(4)

the Youth Court established under the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989:

(5)

the Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988:

Employment Relations Act 2000 (2000 No 24)

In section 141(1), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 162, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 225(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, clause 7(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 2, clause 7(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016” .

In Schedule 2, clause 7(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, clause 7(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 3, clause 8(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 8(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016” .

In Schedule 3, clause 8(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 3, clause 8(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 3, clause 13(1), replace “a District Court may make under section 56A or 56B of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court may make under section 105 or 106 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 13(2), replace “section 56A or section 56B of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 105 or 106 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Employment Relations Amendment Act 2016

In new section 135A, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In new section 142H, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In new section 142R, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Act 1989 (1989 No 140)

In section 37A, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Engineering Associates Act 1961 (1961 No 70)

In section 23(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Evidence Act 2006 (2006 No 69)

In section 4(1), definition of court, replace “any” with “the”.

In section 4(1), replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court; and

(b)

the Youth Court

In section 110(6)(a), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 110(6)(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 150, definition of relevant court, paragraph (a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 158(5), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 168A(3)(a), replace “any” with “the”.

In section 168A(3)(b), replace “that” with “the”.

In section 200(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947, and the Family Courts Act 1980,” with “the District Court Act 2016, and the Family Court Act 1980,”.

Extradition Act 1999 (1999 No 55)

In section 22(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 68(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 73(4)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each case.

In section 73(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each case.

In section 79(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 102(1)(e), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Fair Trading Act 1986 (1986 No 121)

In section 36B(2), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 37(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 37(ab), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 37(d) with:

(d)

applications for orders under section 46B to enforce an undertaking involving a sum that, in total, exceeds $350,000 or, if greater, the amount specified in section 74 of the District Court Act 2016:

In section 37(e), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 37(f), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In the heading to section 38, replace District Courts with District Court.

In section 38(1), replace “District Courts” with “District Court”.

Replace section 38(1)(c) with:

(c)

applications for orders under section 46B to enforce an undertaking involving a sum that, in total, does not exceed $350,000 or, if greater, the amount specified in section 74 of the District Court Act 2016:

In the heading to section 39, replace Disputes Tribunals with Disputes Tribunal.

In section 39(1), replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 shall have” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988 has”.

In section 43(1), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 43A, replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

Replace section 43B(1) with:

(1)

The District Court must not make an order under section 43 if a value or amount described in subsection (3) exceeds $350,000 or, if greater, the amount specified in section 74 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 43B(2), replace “A Disputes Tribunal” with “The Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 43B(2)(b), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 43B(2)(c), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 46, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 46C(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 46D, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 46G(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 46H(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 46I(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Family Courts Act 1980 (1980 No 161)

In section 2, replace the definition of District Courts Rules with:

District Court Rules means the rules made under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016

In section 2, definition of Family Courts Rules, replace Courts with Court.

Replace section 4 with:

4 Establishment of Family Court

The District Court has a division known as the Family Court.

In section 5(1), replace “Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

In section 7(2), replace “pursuant to section 10 of the District Courts Act 1947 and also including any acting District Court Judge appointed pursuant to section 10A of that Act” with “under section 31 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 8(1), replace “Courts” with “Court”.

In section 8(2), replace “Family Courts to perform any function conferred on them” with “the Family Court to perform any function conferred on it”.

In section 8(3), replace “a Family Court, shall for the purposes of the District Courts Act 1947 be” with “the Family Court, is for the purposes of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 9(3), replace “sittings of a Family Court” with “sessions of the Family Court”.

In section 9(3), replace “the sittings” with “the sessions”.

In section 9(4), replace “sittings of a Family Court shall be” with “sessions of the Family Court are”.

Replace section 9(6) with:

(6)

This section is subject to section 24 of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 10(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 10(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the heading to section 11, replace Courts with Court.

In section 11(1), replace “A Family Court shall hear and determine all such proceedings as are to be heard and determined by such a court” with “The Family Court must hear and determine all the proceedings that are to be heard and determined by the court”.

In section 11(2), replace “on a Family Court” with “on the Family Court”.

In section 11(3), replace “prevent a District Court” with “prevent the District Court”.

In section 11A(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 11B(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 11B(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 11D(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 11D(f), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the heading to section 12, replace Courts with Court.

In section 12, replace “Family Courts Rules are in force, all proceedings in a Family Court (and all proceedings in a District Court” with “Family Court Rules are in force, all proceedings in the Family Court (and all proceedings in the District Court”.

Replace section 12A(3) with:

(3)

The courts referred to in subsection (1)(b) are as follows:

(a)

the Family Court:

(b)

the District Court having concurrent jurisdiction with the Family Court:

(c)

the District Court acting under section 15:

(d)

the District Court hearing a proceeding under section 151 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989:

(e)

any other court hearing a proceeding that is—

(i)

under an Act specified in subsection (2); and

(ii)

not a criminal proceeding; and

(iii)

one in which the court receives evidence or further evidence.

In section 13, replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 14, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the heading to section 15, replace Courts with Court.

In section 15, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 15(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 15(c)(ii), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 16 with:

16 Application of District Court Act 2016

(1)

Subject to subsections (2) to (4), the District Court Act 2016 applies, with any necessary modifications, to the Family Court and Family Court Judges in the same manner and to the same extent as it applies to the District Court and District Court Judges.

(2)

Where any of the provisions of this Act conflict with any of the provisions of the District Court Act 2016, the provisions of this Act prevail.

(3)

Nothing in sections 24 and 72 of the District Court Act 2016 applies in respect of Family Court Judges or the business of the Family Court.

(4)

Nothing in sections 125 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016 applies to the Family Court, Family Court Judges, or the business of the Family Court, except to the extent that an enactment other than that Act provides.

In the heading to section 16A, replace Courts with Court.

In section 16A(1), replace “Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

In section 16A(2)(a), replace “District Courts” with “District Court”.

In section 16A(2)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 16A(2)(g), replace “Family Courts, or between a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 16A(2)(i), replace “Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

In section 16B(1)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 16B(1)(b), replace “Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

In section 16B(1)(d), replace “Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

Family Proceedings Act 1980 (1980 No 94)

In section 2, replace the definition of Family Court with:

Family Court means the division of the District Court known, in accordance with section 4 of the Family Court Act 1980, as the Family Court

In section 2, definition of Family Court Judge, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 4, replace “District Courts, and Family Courts” with “the District Court, and the Family Court”.

In section 21, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 22, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 24(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 25(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 28(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 28(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 30, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 31(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 33, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 34, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 38(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 45(1), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 45(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 50(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 68, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 69(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 70(1), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 71(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 71(4), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 78(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 78(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 78(5), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 78(6), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 80, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 82(5), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 99(1), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 136, replace “the office of a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 137, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 138(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 139(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 142(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 142(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 142B(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 145, replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 145A, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 145F, replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 145G(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 145I(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 146(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 146(1)(a), replace “of any other District Court which” with “at the office of the court that”.

In section 147(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 149(2), replace “the Registrar of a District Court” with “a Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 149(4), replace “the Registrar of a District Court” with “a Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 149(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 160(1), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 162B(1)(a), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 162D(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 162D(2), replace “section 113 or 123 of the District Courts Act 1947 or section 100A of the Judicature Act 1908” with “section 219 or 230 of the District Court Act 2016 or section 156 of the Senior Courts Act 2016”.

In section 163(1), replace “A District Court or Family Court” with “The District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 163(2), replace “A District Court or Family Court” with “The District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 165(1), replace “a District Court or Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 169, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 169(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 170, replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 171(2), replace “a District Court or Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 172, replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court” in each place.

In the heading to section 174, replace District Courts and Family Courts with District Court and Family Court.

In section 174(1AA), replace “a Family Court or District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

Replace section 174(1B) with:

(1B)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 174(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 174(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 175(2), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 182(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 182(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 188(1), replace “District Courts ” with “the District Court”.

In section 188(1A), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 188(1A), replace “of Family Courts” with “of the Family Court”.

In section 188(2), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Family Protection Act 1955 (1955 No 88)

In section 3A(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 3A(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 3A(4), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 15(1AA), replace “a Family Court or District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

Replace section 15(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 15(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

Fencing Act 1978 (1978 No 50)

In section 2, replace the definition of court with:

court means—

(a)

the District Court under the District Court Act 2016:

(b)

the Disputes Tribunal with jurisdiction under section 24A

In the heading to section 23, replace District Courts Act 1947 with District Court Act 2016.

In section 23(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In the heading to section 24A, replace Tribunals with Tribunal.

In section 24A(1), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 24A(1), replace “Tribunals” with “Tribunal”.

In section 24A(2), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 24A(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 24A(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 24A(3), replace “Tribunals” with “Tribunal”.

In section 27, replace “District Courts Rules 1992, or of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “District Court Rules 2014, or of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In Schedule 1, form 2, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 (1987 No 178)

In section 2, definition of judicial officer, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 (1993 No 94)

In section 115(1), replace “before a District Court” with “before the District Court”.

In section 115(2), replace “before a District Court” with “before the District Court”.

Financial Advisers Act 2008 (2008 No 91)

In section 138(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Financial Reporting Act 2013 (2013 No 101)

In section 36P(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 36P(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 36P(5), replace “to a District Court” with “to the District Court”.

Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008 (2008 No 97)

In section 49F(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 49F(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 49F(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 49G(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Fisheries Act 1996 (1996 No 88)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78B(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 79(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 79B(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 80(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 80(6)(a), replace “Part 6 of the District Court Rules 1992” with “subpart 2 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 106B(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 186X, replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 186Z(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296J(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296J(c)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296J(c)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296K(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296L(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296L(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 296V(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32)

In section 219(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 317(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 317(3)(f), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 318(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 330(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 331(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 331(2)(b), replace “the District Courts Rules 2009” with “the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 335(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 337(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 337(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 339(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 339(3), replace “sections 74 to 78 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 339(3)(a), replace “section 72 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 124 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 342(1)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 342(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 360(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 362(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 363(1) with:

(1)

An appeal under section 362 must, subject to that section, be made and determined in accordance with the District Court Act 2016 and the District Court Rules 2014.

Replace section 364(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 (1977 No 52)

In section 65(1), replace “to a District Court” with “to the District Court”.

Freedom Camping Act 2011 (2011 No 61)

In section 24(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 30(6)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 39(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, form 3, paragraph 4, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act 1982 (1982 No 118)

Replace section 78(3) with:

(3)

Where the rules of a registered society or branch direct that disputes must be referred to Justices, or to a District Court Judge, or to the District Court, the dispute must be determined by way of action in the District Court, and the decision of that court is final.

In section 81(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 93(4), replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Gambling Act 2003 (2003 No 51)

In section 112(2)(a), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 112(2)(b), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

Gas Act 1992 (1992 No 124)

In section 10(2), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 10(2), replace “any other District Court” with “any other office of the District Court”.

In section 11, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(3), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 15(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 15(2), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 28(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 32(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43EB(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43EB(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43EC(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Government Roading Powers Act 1989 (1989 No 75)

In section 48(6), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 50(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 54(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 54(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 54(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 54(8), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 55(3), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 61(8), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 74(3), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 76(4), replace “nearest District Court” with “nearest office of the District Court”.

In section 77(3), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 109(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956 (1956 No 47)

In section 72, definition of Judge, paragraph (e), replace “section 5A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 24 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 72, definition of Judge, paragraph (f), replace “section 5 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 11 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 72, definition of temporary Judge, paragraph (e), replace “section 10 or section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 31 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 81A, definition of Judge, paragraph (e), replace “section 5 or section 5A of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 11 or 24 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 81A, definition of temporary Judge, paragraph (e), replace “section 10 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 31 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Governor-General Act 2010 (2010 No 122)

Replace section 17(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Greytown District Trust Lands Act 1979 (1979 No 4 (L))

In section 11(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 11(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Habeas Corpus Act 2001 (2001 No 31)

In section 13(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 13(2), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Harassment Act 1997 (1997 No 92)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace “a District Court;” with “the District Court;”.

In section 34(1AA), replace “a Family Court or” with “the Family Court or the”.

Replace section 34(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 34(3), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 42(1), replace “District Courts Act 1947” with “District Court Act 2016”.

In section 42(1)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 42(2)(g), replace “District Courts, Family Courts” with “the District Court, the Family Court”.

In section 42(2)(h), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 42(3), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 (2015 No 63)

In section 4, definition of application, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 11(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 12(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 15(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 17(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 17(1), replace “section 72 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 124 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 18(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 27(1), replace “section 122(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 228 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Health Act 1956 (1956 No 65)

In section 33(1), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

In section 43(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(4), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 45(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 71(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 87(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 126(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 132(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 (1994 No 88)

Replace section 55(1)(b)(i) with:

(i)

the District Court; or

Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93)

In section 48(2)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 49(2)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 51(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 51(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 51(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70)

In section 95(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 97(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 122(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 127(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 135(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, clause 18(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, clause 19(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48)

In section 4(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 106(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 113(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 11(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Holidays Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 10)

In new section 76B, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Hotel Association of New Zealand Act 1969 (1969 No 139)

In section 13(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 13(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 16(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Act 1992 (1992 No 76)

In section 135, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 136(1)(a)(iii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 136(1)(a)(iii), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 186, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 187(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 187(1)(b), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004 (2004 No 92)

In section 65(4), replace “Family Courts Act 1980 relating to the practice and procedure of Family Courts” with “Family Court Act 1980 relating to the practice and procedure of the Family Court”.

Human Rights Act 1993 (1993 No 82)

In section 92G(1)(b)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 92H(1)(b)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 92Q(2), replace “sections 29 to 34 of the District Courts Act 1947, be beyond the jurisdiction of a” with “sections 74 to 79 of the District Court Act 2016, be beyond the jurisdiction of the”.

In section 92V(1), replace “section 29(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 74(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 112, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 114(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Human Tissue Act 2008 (2008 No 28)

In section 6, definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Hutt Valley Drainage Act 1967 (1967 No 3 (L))

In section 12(1), replace “any District Court” with “any office of the District Court”.

In section 45(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In the heading to section 62, replace District Courts with District Court.

In section 62, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 84(10)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007 (2007 No 15)

In section 81(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 81(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 82(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 82(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 84(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Impounding Act 1955 (1955 No 108)

In section 17, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 30(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 55(1), replace “a District Court of civil jurisdiction” with “the District Court in its civil jurisdiction”.

In section 55(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Imprisonment for Debt Limitation Act 1908 (1908 No 80)

In section 3(2)(b), replace “a District Court under the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, or otherwise than under the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court under the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, or otherwise than under the District Court Act 2016”.

Independent Police Conduct Authority Act 1988 (1988 No 2)

In section 14(3), replace “the Registrar or Deputy Registrar of any District Court” with “a Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the District Court”.

Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908 (1908 No 81)

In section 12, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 12(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 12(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 18(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 18(2), replace “Every District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 18(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992 (1992 No 55)

In section 50(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 50(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Inferior Courts Procedure Act 1909 (1909 No 13)

Replace section 2(a) and (b) with:

(a)

the District Court:

(b)

the Disputes Tribunal constituted under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988:

In section 2(c), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 12(1A), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided”.

Insolvency Act 2006 (2006 No 55)

In section 35(b), replace “rule 638 of the District Courts Rules 1992” with “rule 19.78 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 35(c), replace “rule 639(2)(c) of the District Courts Rules 1992” with “rule 19.79(3)(c) of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 152(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 241(1), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 241(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 241(3), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 352(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 359(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (2010 No 111)

In section 222(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 222(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 224(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (2003 No 116)

In section 35(1)(c), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 116(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 119(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 130, replace “Courts” with “Court”.

In section 130(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In the heading to section 133, replace Courts with Court.

In section 133(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 133(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 128 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 133(3), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 149, replace “Family Courts Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of Family Courts” with “Family Court Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of the Family Court”.

International Crimes and International Criminal Court Act 2000 (2000 No 26)

In section 39(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 41(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 41(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 67(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 68(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 69(2), replace “Any District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 69(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(4)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 137(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 137(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Joint Family Homes Act 1964 (1964 No 45)

In section 10(3)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 10(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 10(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Judicial Conduct Panel Act 2004 (2004 No 38)

In section 5, definition of District Court Judge, paragraph (a), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 5, definition of Head of Bench, paragraph (f), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Juries Act 1981 (1981 No 23)

In section 2, definition of Registrar, replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 4, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 5(2), replace “a District Court” with “an office of the District Court”.

In section 8(e), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 8(h)(iv), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Justices of the Peace Act 1957 (1957 No 89)

In section 4C, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 5F(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 6(1), replace “The Registrar of every District Court” with “Every Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 7(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 8(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Lakes District Waterways Authority (Shotover River) Empowering Act 1985 (1985 No 2 (L))

In section 5(1), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 5(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64)

In section 25(1), replace “any District” with “the office of the District”.

Replace section 25(4) with:

(4)

Sections 194 to 197 and 199 of the District Court Act 2016 apply to any proceedings under this section.

Land Drainage Act 1908 (1908 No 96)

In section 53(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 63(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace “a” with “the”.

In section 2(1), definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 30(4B), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 91E(3)(f), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 95A(4), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 97(8), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 99(5), replace “by a District Court” with “by the District Court”.

In section 105(4), replace “by a District Court” with “by the District Court”.

In section 106(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 106(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 107(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 107(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 107(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 108(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 109(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 110(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 110(1A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 111(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 111(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 111(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 135(2), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 158(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

In section 267(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Land Transport Management Act 2003 (2003 No 118)

In section 141(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 142(1), replace “Part 14 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “Part 18 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 142(2), replace “Part 5 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “Part 9 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 143(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 144(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Land Valuation Proceedings Act 1948 (1948 No 50)

In section 21(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 38, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act 1949 (1949 No 33)

In section 5(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 5(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 5(4), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 5A(1AA), replace “a Family Court or” with “the Family Court or the”.

Replace section 5A(1A) with:

(1A)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 5A(1B), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 (2006 No 1)

In section 43, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 47(g), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 215(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 335(d), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Legal Services Act 2011 (2011 No 4)

In section 4(1), definition of criminal proceedings, paragraph (c), replace “section 84O of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 163 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 6(a), replace “a District Court, a Youth Court” with “the District Court, the Youth Court”.

In section 7(1)(a), replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 7(1)(d), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court” in each place.

In section 7(3A), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 8(5), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

Life Insurance Act 1908 (1908 No 105)

In section 66A, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 66C(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 67(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Limitation Act 2010 (2010 No 110)

In section 4, definition of Disputes Tribunal, replace paragraph (a) with:

(a)

the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988; or

In section 4, definition of Disputes Tribunal, paragraph (b), replace “a Disputes Tribunal’s” with “the Disputes Tribunal’s”.

In section 4, definition of specified court or tribunal, replace paragraph (a) with:

(a)

the High Court, the District Court, the Family Court, or a Disputes Tribunal; or

Litter Act 1979 (1979 No 41)

In section 10(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Local Electoral Act 2001 (2001 No 35)

In section 93(3), replace “a District Court, the Registrar” with “the District Court, a Registrar”.

In section 100(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 107(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

Local Government Act 1974 (1974 No 66)

In section 192(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 335(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 355(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 355(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 355(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 446(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 461(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 468(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 468(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 511(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 512(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 513, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 647(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 698(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 14, clause 2, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84)

In section 162(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 167(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 183(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 184(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 184(4)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 212, definition of court, replace “means a District Court” with “means the District Court”.

In the heading to section 213, replace District Courts with District Court.

In section 213(1), replace “Part 8 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “Subpart 4 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 213(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 213(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 213(3), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 213(4), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 213(4), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 214, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 214(g), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 215(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 215(1), replace “Part 8 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “Subpart 4 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 219, replace “Part 5 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “Part 9 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 249(1)(c)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 7, clause 2(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 7, clause 2(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 7, clause 2(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 7, clause 2(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 12, clause 2, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 13A, clause 11(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 14, clause 3(a), replace “Part 8 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “subpart 4 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In Schedule 14, clause 6(1), replace “Part 8 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “subpart 4 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In Schedule 14, clause 7(1)(a), replace “Part 8 of the District Courts Rules 2009” with “subpart 4 of Part 20 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 (2009 No 32)

In section 70(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37)

In section 26(4), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 (2002 No 6)

In section 63(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Loyal Orange Institution of New Zealand (Incorporated) Trust Act 1954 (1954 No 3 (P))

In section 17(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Major Events Management Act 2007 (2007 No 35)

In section 33(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Marine Reserves Act 1971 (1971 No 15)

In section 18H(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Maritime Security Act 2004 (2004 No 16)

In section 25(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104)

In section 33F(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 33U(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 34(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 40A, definition of court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 41(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 44(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 46(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 55(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 77(3), replace “by a District Court” with “by the District Court”.

In section 79(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 215, definition of court, replace “every” with “the”.

In section 233(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 233A(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 234(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 246(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947, any” with “the District Court Act 2016, the”.

In section 270(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 272(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 273(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 274(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 338(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 387(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 397(11), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 424(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 425(4), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Marriage Act 1955 (1955 No 92)

In section 64A(1), replace “Family Courts Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of Family Courts” with “Family Court Act 1980 regulating the practice and procedure of the Family Court”.

In section 64A(2)(b), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Masterton Trust Lands Act 2003 (2003 No 1 (L))

In section 28(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Medicines Act 1981 (1981 No 118)

In section 65(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 65(8), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In the heading to section 77, replace Courts with Court.

Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93)

Replace section 46(6) with:

(6)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (5) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 (1992 No 46)

In section 2(1), definition of court, replace paragraph (a) with:

(a)

the District Court; or

In section 2(1), definition of Registrar, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 25, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 25(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

Minors’ Contracts Act 1969 (1969 No 41)

In section 2(1), replace the definition of court with:

court means the High Court, or the District Court if it has jurisdiction under section 14, or the Disputes Tribunal if it has jurisdiction under section 14A

In section 5(5)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 6(4)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 9(5), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 12(7), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

Replace section 12(8)(b) with:

(b)

section 98 of the District Court Act 2016; or

In the heading to section 14, replace Courts with Court.

In section 14(1), replace “A District Court shall have” with “The District Court has”.

In section 14(1)(b), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 14(1)(c), replace “section 37 of the District Courts Act 1947, that a District Court shall have” with “section 81 of the District Court Act 2016, that the District Court has”.

In section 14(2), replace “section 43 of the District Courts Act 1947, an application made to a District Court” with “sections 86 to 89 of the District Court Act 2016, an application made to the District Court”.

In the heading to section 14A, replace Disputes Tribunals with Disputes Tribunal.

In section 14A(1), replace “A Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 shall have” with “The Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988 has”.

In section 14A(2), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 14A(2), replace “a Tribunal” with “the Tribunal”.

In section 14A(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 14A(3), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 16(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 16(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 65)

In section 40(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 45, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 (2003 No 12)

In section 64(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 65(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 65(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 67(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 69(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(3)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 1, clause 15(4), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

Music Teachers Act 1981 (1981 No 3)

In section 18(2)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 26(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

New Zealand Railways Corporation Act 1981 (1981 No 119)

In section 31(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

New Zealand Sign Language Act 2006 (2006 No 18)

In the Schedule, replace the item relating to District courts with:

The District Court

In the Schedule, replace the item relating to Family courts with:

The Family Court

In the Schedule, replace the item relating to Youth courts with:

The Youth Court

In the Schedule, replace the item relating to Disputes Tribunals with:

The Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988

Oaths and Declarations Act 1957 (1957 No 88)

In section 9(1)(e), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, replace “Disputes Tribunals established under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal established under the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 (1987 No 129)

In section 70(1), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Parliamentary Privilege Act 2014 (2014 No 58)

In section 5(1), definition of court, paragraph (a), replace “a District” with “the District”.

In section 5(1), replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court and the Youth Court; and

(b)

the District Court sitting in its admiralty jurisdiction

Parole Act 2002 (2002 No 10)

In section 69(4A)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 107D, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court” in each place.

Partnership Act 1908 (1908 No 139)

In section 26(2A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (1999 No 126)

Replace section 167A(1)(b)(i) with:

(i)

section 172, 175, or 178 of the District Court Act 2016; or

In section 167A(8)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 167A(8)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 (1987 No 5)

In section 24, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 24(a), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 25(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 25(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 25(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 26(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 26(b), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 26(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(3), definition of court, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(3), replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court; and

(b)

the Youth Court

Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Act 2006 (2006 No 74)

In section 41(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 47(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 51(3)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 162(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 163(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 164(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 164(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 165(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 166, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 167(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72)

In section 4, definition of criminal court process, replace “the Registrar of a District Court of criminal jurisdiction” with “a Registrar of the District Court in its criminal jurisdiction”.

In section 34(3), definition of criminal prosecution proceedings, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court, the High Court, a Youth Court” with “the District Court, the High Court, or the Youth Court”.

In section 34A(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 34A(b), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 40(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 45(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Postal Services Act 1998 (1998 No 2)

In section 37(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 37(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 38(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 43(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 44(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (2005 No 74)

In section 28(1)(c)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 35(2)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court appointed for the exercise of” with “the District Court in its”.

In section 40, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 44(1), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 48(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Privacy Act 1993 (1993 No 28)

In section 86(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010 (2010 No 115)

In section 102(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 102(3)(a), replace “District Courts Rules 2009” with “District Court Rules 2014”.

Property Law Act 2007 (2007 No 91)

In the cross-heading above section 362, replace Courts’” with Court’s.

In the heading to section 362, replace Courts with Court.

In section 362(1), replace “Every District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 362(1)(d), replace “District Courts is limited by section 31 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court is limited by section 79 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 362(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 362(3), replace “The District Courts Act 1947 applies to the jurisdiction of District Courts” with “The District Court Act 2016 applies to the jurisdiction of the District Court”.

In section 362(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (1976 No 166)

In section 2, definition of court, replace paragraph (a) with:

(a)

the Family Court; or

In section 22(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Replace section 27(4) with:

(4)

An order made under subsection (1) by the District Court or the Family Court is enforceable as if it were an order for recovery of land made pursuant to section 79(2)(c) of the District Court Act 2016.

In section 35, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 35(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 35A, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 35A(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

In section 37A(2)(a), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 38(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 39(1), replace “a Family Court or” with “the Family Court or the”.

Replace section 39(3) with:

(3)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (2) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 39(4), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 42(3)(a), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 42(3)(b), replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 43(1), replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 44(1), replace “a District Court or a Family Court” with “the District Court or the Family Court”.

In section 51(5), replace “a District Court, or a Family Court; but a District Court shall” with “the District Court, or the Family Court, but the District Court must”.

In section 53(1A), replace “the Family Courts” with “the Family Court”.

In section 53(1A), replace “of Family Courts” with “of the Family Court”.

In section 53(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947, the Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make rules regulating the procedure of District Courts” with “the District Court Act 2016, the Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make rules regulating the procedure of the District Court”.

In section 53(3A), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Prostitution Reform Act 2003 (2003 No 28)

In section 27(2), replace “Registrar of a District Court” with “Registrar of the District Court”.

In section 35(2), after “Registrar of any other”, insert “office of the”.

In section 39(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 47(e), after “particular”, insert “office of the”.

In section 47(e), after “any other”, insert “office of the”.

Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (1988 No 4)

In section 2, definition of court, paragraph (b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 10(1)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(4), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 30(8), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 31B(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 31B(4), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 65B(1)(a), replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

In section 65B(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(1), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 70(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 76(5A), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 80, replace “Family Courts Act 1980” with “Family Court Act 1980”.

Replace section 80(a) with:

(a)

in the Family Court:

Replace section 83(3) with:

(3)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) or (2) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 83(4), replace “section 74(1) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 126(1) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 83A, replace “sections 75 to 78 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 127 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Replace section 85(1)(a) with:

(a)

an application to the Family Court for the exercise of the court’s jurisdiction under this Act has been transferred to the High Court in accordance with section 14 of the Family Court Act 1980; and

Replace section 111(b) and (c) with:

(b)

in the case of the District Court, under section 228 of the District Court Act 2016:

(c)

in the case of the Family Court, under section 16A of the Family Court Act 1980.

In section 111A(3), replace “District Courts” with “District Court” in each place.

Public Records Act 2005 (2005 No 40)

In section 6(b), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Public Works Act 1981 (1981 No 35)

In section 81(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 240(4), replace “sections 99, 100, and 101 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 194 to 199 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Racing Act 2003 (2003 No 3)

In Schedule 3, clause 25(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37)

In section 68(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(2)(c), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Replace section 71(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

In section 78(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 89(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 89(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 89(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 90(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Registered Architects Act 2005 (2005 No 38)

In section 38(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Remuneration Authority Act 1977 (1977 No 110)

In section 12B(1)(f), replace “section 8(d) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 22(a) of the District Court Act 2016”.

Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (1986 No 120)

In section 5A(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(4), replace “a District Court by the Minors Contracts Act 1969” with “the District Court by the Minors’ Contracts Act 1969”.

In section 14(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14(5), replace “Minors” with “Minors’”.

In section 72(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(2), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 77(2)(pa), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 78(1)(h), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78(2AB), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 78(2AD), replace “section 84I(3) of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 157(3) of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 78(2AE), replace “any District Court and, if so filed, sections 79(5C) and 84F to 84N of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court and, if so filed, sections 139(2) and 154 to 162 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 78(2AG), replace “section 84F of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 154 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 83(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 83(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 83(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 88(8)(b), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 106(1), after “appropriate”, insert “office of the”.

In section 106(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 106(2), replace “a District Court, section 79(5) of the District Courts Act 1947 shall apply” with “the District Court, section 139(1) of the District Court Act 2016 applies”.

In section 107(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 112E with:

112E Specified information sent to District Court

When the Secretary for Justice receives contact information from the chief executive, he or she must—

(a)

determine in which office of the District Court enforcement proceedings should be commenced; and

(b)

send the contact information to the Registrar for that office of the District Court; and

(c)

advise the applicant—

(i)

that the information has been sent to the Registrar for that office of the District Court; and

(ii)

that enforcement proceedings may be commenced in that office of the District Court or, if they have already been commenced in that or any other office of the District Court, that enforcement proceedings may now continue in, or be transferred to, the office of the District Court in which the proceedings were, or should have been, commenced.

In section 112F(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 116(2)(h), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 116(2)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 117(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 117(3), replace “A District Court shall have” with “The District Court has”.

In section 117(3), replace “sections 29 to 34 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “sections 74 to 79 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 117(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Resource Management Act 1991 (1991 No 69)

In section 261(2), replace “section 119 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 23 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In the heading to section 278, delete a.

In section 278(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 278(1), replace “rules 342 to 348 of the District Courts Rules 1992” with “subpart 4 of Part 9 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 278(1A), replace “rule 346 of the District Courts Rules 1992” with “rule 9.31 of the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 282(2), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 283(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 284(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 286, replace “of the district named in the order” with “at the office of the court named in the order”.

In section 288, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 339C(4), replace “Any District Court shall have” with “The District Court has”.

In section 352A(4), definition of District Court Judge, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Retirement Villages Act 2003 (2003 No 112)

In section 66(3), after “nearest”, insert “office of the”.

In section 66(4), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 66(4)(b), replace “the District Courts Act 1948 and the District Courts Rules 1992” with “the District Court Act 2016 and the District Court Rules 2014”.

In section 72(4)(a)(i), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 75(2)(a), replace “nearest District Court if a District Court” with “District Court if the District Court”.

In section 75(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 76(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 78, replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 83(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 83(1)(a), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 83(1)(b), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 83(1)(c), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 83(1)(d), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 83(1)(e), replace “200,000” with “350,000”.

In section 83(2), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 83(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 83(3), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 84(4), replace “a District Court and also, for the purposes of section 82, a Disputes Tribunal” with “the District Court and also, for the purposes of section 82, the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 86, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Road User Charges Act 2012 (2012 No 1)

In section 68(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(2)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 69(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947 and the District Courts Rules 2009” with “the District Court Act 2016 and the District Court Rules 2014”.

Replace section 70(2) with:

(2)

The High Court Rules 2016 and sections 126 to 130 of the District Court Act 2016, with all necessary modifications, apply to an appeal under subsection (1) as if it were an appeal under section 124 of that Act.

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes Trust Act 1966 (1966 No 2 (P))

In section 22(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (2012 No 120)

In section 327(1), replace “A District Court” with “The office of the District Court”.

In section 328(1), replace “A District Court” with “The office of the District Court”.

Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24)

In section 3(1), definition of District Court Judge, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 37(1)(c), replace “a District Court were a reference to a District Court” with “the District Court were a reference to the District Court”.

In section 52(1)(c), replace “a District Court were a reference to a District Court” with “the District Court were a reference to the District Court”.

In section 101(1), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court” in each place.

In section 101(1)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 163(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 2004 (2004 No 70)

In section 34(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 34(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 35(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Sentencing Act 2002 (2002 No 9)

In section 4(1), definition of District Court, replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 4(1), definition of trial Judge, replace “a District Court, means a Judge who holds a warrant under section 5B of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court, means a Judge who holds a warrant under section 14 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 24A(1)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(1)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(1)(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided” in each place.

In section 72(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 72(1)(d), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 81B(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 90(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 91(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 123A, definition of domestic violence proceedings, replace “a Family Court or a District Court” with “the Family Court or the District Court”.

In section 129E(6)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 129EA(6)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In the heading to section 135, after another, insert office of.

Replace section 135(1) with:

(1)

Despite anything in section 132, if a Registrar considers that an order for the confiscation of a motor vehicle made in one office of the District Court may be more effectively enforced in another office of the District Court, the Registrar may direct that the order be enforced in that other office.

In section 139(2)(b), replace “section 94 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 179 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 143(3)(a)(ii), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 143(3)(b), replace “a District Court presided” with “the District Court presided” in each place.

In section 143(3)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Ship Registration Act 1992 (1992 No 89)

In section 17(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Act 2011 (2011 No 98)

In section 32, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Social Security Act 1964 (1964 No 136)

In section 12O(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 86(6), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 86(7), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 86H(2), replace “the Registrar of a District Court” with “a Registrar of the District Court”.

Social Workers Registration Act 2003 (2003 No 17)

In section 88(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 88(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 91(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 92(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 93(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 94, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 95(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In Schedule 2, clause 11(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act 1941 (1941 No 12)

In section 57(1), replace “any District Court” with “any office of the District Court”.

In section 57(1), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 159, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Sports Anti-Doping Act 2006 (2006 No 58)

In section 44(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 44(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 47(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Status of Children Act 1969 (1969 No 18)

In section 6C(1)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 6C(1)(b), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 7(3)(b)(ii), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

In section 9(3), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court” in each place.

In section 10(2), replace “A Family Court” with “The Family Court”.

In section 10(5)(a), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.

Student Loan Scheme Act 2011 (2011 No 62)

In section 162B(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 171(2)(a), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

In section 171(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 171(3), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal” in each place.

In section 171(4), replace “a Disputes Tribunal or a District Court” with “the Disputes Tribunal or the District Court”.

In section 171(5)(a), replace “Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 or the District Courts Act 1947” with “Disputes Tribunal Act 1988 or the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 172, replace “a Disputes Tribunal’s or” with “the Disputes Tribunal’s or the”.

In section 201(a)(iii), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1996 (1996 No 22)

In section 10(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 25(2)(b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 26(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 26(2) and (3) with:

(2)

Where the property does not exceed $350,000 in value, the application must be by way of originating application made to the District Court, and the rules relating to the practice and procedure of the District Court for the time being in force under the District Court Act 2016 apply to the application.

(3)

Where the property exceeds $350,000 in value, the application must be by way of originating application made to the High Court, and the High Court Rules 2016 apply with respect to the application.

In section 32(3), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 32(4), replace “District Courts for the time being in force under the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court for the time being in force under the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 32(5), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

Summary Offences Act 1981 (1981 No 113)

In section 40(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 40(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (1957 No 87)

In section 2(1), replace the definition of court with:

court means the District Court constituted under the District Court Act 2016

In section 87A(1)(a), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 88A(3), replace “section 66 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 120 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 88A(4)(a), replace “the District Courts Act 1947 and the District Courts Rules 2009” with “the District Court Act 2016 and the District Court Rules 2014”.

In the heading to section 106D, after another, insert office of.

In section 106D, after “another”, insert “office of the”.

In section 204, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Tariff Act 1988 (1988 No 155)

In section 7B(3), definition of court, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 7B(3), replace the definition of District Court with:

District Court includes—

(a)

the Family Court; and

(b)

the Youth Court

Tax Administration Act 1994 (1994 No 166)

In section 85K(3)(a)(ii), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 85K(3)(e), replace “a Youth Court” with “the Youth Court”.

In section 143G(2), replace “section 112 of the District Courts Act 1947” with “section 212 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 156(2), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 159, replace “in a District Court” with “in the District Court”.

In section 160, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Taxation Review Authorities Act 1994 (1994 No 165)

In section 22(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016 Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17)

In Schedule 2, Part A, replace “District Courts” with “The District Court”.

In Schedule 2, Part A, replace “Family Courts” with “The Family Court”.

In Schedule 2, Part A, replace “Youth Courts” with “The Youth Court”.

In Schedule 2, Part B, replace “Disputes Tribunals” with “The Disputes Tribunal”.

Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 (1993 No 4)

In section 20, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 81(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Telecommunications Act 2001 (2001 No 103)

In section 120(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 141(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 141(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 141(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 147(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 155L(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 155L(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 155L(4), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 155M(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156H(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156I(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 156J(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

Trade Marks Act 2002 (2002 No 49)

In section 5(1), definition of court, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 134F(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 134K(1), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court” in each place.

In section 134K(1)(b), replace “the District Court” with “that office of the District Court”.

In section 155G(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 (1997 No 60)

In section 67(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 67(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 70(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (2010 No 108)

In section 42(3)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 42(3)(b), replace “that District Court” with “the District Court”.

Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990 (1990 No 99)

In section 14E(1), replace “District Courts under the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court under the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 14F(1), replace “District Courts under the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court under the District Court Act 2016”.

Unclaimed Money Act 1971 (1971 No 28)

In section 6(1)(a), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

Unit Titles Act 2010 (2010 No 22)

In the heading to section 172, replace Courts with Court.

In section 172(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 172(1), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 172(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 172(3), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 173(1)(a), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Act 1996 (1996 No 69)

In section 3(5), definition of court, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (2007 No 7)

In section 31(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 32(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 33(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In the heading to section 37, replace Courts with Court.

In section 37(1), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 37(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 37(2)(a), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 37(2)(b), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 37(2)(c), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

Utilities Access Act 2010 (2010 No 98)

In section 7(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Veterans’ Support Act 2014 (2014 No 56)

Replace section 207(2)(c) with:

(c)

sections 154 to 161 of the District Court Act 2016; or

Veterinarians Act 2005 (2005 No 126)

In section 64(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 64(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Victims’ Orders Against Violent Offenders Act 2014 (2014 No 45)

In section 4, definition of court, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 28(1)(a), replace “District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(2)(b), replace “the District Courts” with “the District Court”.

In section 28(3), replace “the District Courts” with “the District Court”.

Volunteers Employment Protection Act 1973 (1973 No 25)

In section 14ZN(1), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 14ZN(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Wages Protection and Contractors’ Liens Act Repeal Act 1987 (1987 No 188)

In section 3(3), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (2008 No 89)

In section 72(1), replace “A District Court” with “The District Court”.

In section 84(3), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006 (2006 No 84)

In section 8, definition of court of competent jurisdiction, paragraph (b), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 8, definition of Disputes Tribunal, replace “a Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988” with “the Disputes Tribunal established under section 4 of the Disputes Tribunal Act 1988”.

In section 60(5)(b)(i), replace “a Disputes Tribunal” with “the Disputes Tribunal”.

Replace section 87(4) with:

(4)

This section applies, despite section 74 of the District Court Act 2016, even if the amount at issue (whether on balance of account or otherwise) is more than $350,000.

In section 93(2)(a), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 93(2)(b), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 93(4), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 93(5), replace “$200,000” with “$350,000”.

In section 98(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Replace section 98(6) with:

(6)

This section applies, despite section 74 of the District Court Act 2016, even if the amount at issue (whether on balance of account or otherwise) is more than $350,000.

In section 99(5), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In section 119, replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 120(1), replace “in a District Court” with “in the District Court”.

In the heading to section 125, replace Courts with Court.

In section 125(1), replace “the District Courts Act 1947, the Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make rules regulating the practice and procedure of District Courts” with “the District Court Act 2016, the Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make rules regulating the practice and procedure of the District Court”.

In section 125(3), replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 15(1), replace “a District Court may make under section 56A or 56B of the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court may make under section 105 or 106 of the District Court Act 2016”.

In Schedule 3, clause 15(2), replace “under section 56A or 56B of the District Courts Act 1947” with “under section 105 or 106 of the District Court Act 2016”.

Weights and Measures Act 1987 (1987 No 15)

In section 30F(1), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 40A(1)(c), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Wellington Regional Water Board Act 1972 (1972 No 3 (L))

In section 13(1), replace “any District Court” with “any office of the District Court”.

In section 13(5), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 29(2), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 66(4), replace “the District Court” with “the office of the District Court”.

In section 66(4), replace “any other District Court” with “any other office of the District Court”.

In section 66(9), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 88(4), replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 93, replace “any District Court” with “the District Court”.

In section 117(9)(a), replace “a District Court” with “the District Court”.

Wellington Waterworks Act 1871 (1871 No 3 (P))

In section 61, replace “the District Courts Act 1947” with “the District Court Act 2016”.

Wills Act 2007 (2007 No 36)

In section 9(3)(d), replace “a Family Court” with “the Family Court”.