Preliminary provisions

3 Purposes

The purposes of this Act are—


to reconstitute District Courts as a single court with divisions for a Family Court, a Youth Court, and a Disputes Tribunal; and


to provide for—


the constitution and jurisdiction of the court; and


the practice and procedure of the court; and


the selection, appointment, removal, and conditions of the judicial and other officers of the court; and


to make provision for any other related matters; and


to improve the transparency of court arrangements in a manner consistent with judicial independence.