Land Valuation Proceedings Act 1948

Part 1 The High Court and Land Valuation Tribunal

Part 1 heading: amended, on 15 August 1991, by section 3(4) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60).

Part 1 heading: amended, on 1 April 1980, pursuant to section 12 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 124).

Part 1 heading: amended, on 1 September 1977, pursuant to section 6(7) of the Land Valuation Proceedings Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 15).

High Court

Heading: amended, on 15 August 1991, by section 3(4) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60).

Heading: amended, on 1 April 1980, pursuant to section 12 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 124).

3 Additional members of High Court for purposes of Act

(1)

For the purposes of the exercise by the High Court of—

(a)

its jurisdiction and powers under or by virtue of this Act; and

(b)

the jurisdiction and powers formerly vested in the Land Valuation Court under or by virtue of any other enactment in force at the commencement of this section—

there shall be 2 additional members of the court (not being Judges of the High Court), who shall be appointed by the Governor-General.

(2)

The additional members shall be appointed to hold office for 5 years, and shall be eligible for reappointment.

(3)

Any additional member may resign his office at any time by written notice given to the Minister of Justice.

(4)

Any additional member may be removed from office at any time by the Governor-General for inability to perform the functions of the office, bankruptcy, neglect of duty, or misconduct, proved to the satisfaction of the Governor-General.

(5)

Every additional member shall retire from office on attaining the age of 72 years.

(6)

There shall be paid to the additional members, out of money appropriated by Parliament for the purpose, remuneration by way of fees, salary, or allowances and travelling allowances and expenses in accordance with the Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951, and the provisions of that Act shall apply accordingly as if the court were a statutory Board within the meaning of that Act.

Section 3: replaced, on 1 April 1969, by section 5 of the Land Valuation Proceedings Amendment Act 1968 (1968 No 42).

Section 3 heading: amended, on 15 August 1991, pursuant to section 3(4) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60).

Section 3 heading: amended, on 1 April 1980, pursuant to section 12 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 124).

Section 3(1): amended, on 15 August 1991, by section 3(4) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60).

Section 3(1): amended, on 1 April 1980, pursuant to section 12 of the Judicature Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 124).

Section 3(4): amended, on 1 January 2002, by section 70(1) of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).

Section 3(6): amended, on 15 August 1991, by section 3(4) of the Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60).