Magistrate's Court (Amendment) ACT 2015

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Magistrate's Court (Amendment) Act 2015


Act 15 of 2015





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MAGISTRATE'S COURT (AMENDMENT)

ACT 2015


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MAGISTRATE'S COURT (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015

Arrangement of Sections

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1 Short Title and Interpretation ................................................................................. 5
2 Section 75 amended ............................................................................................... 5




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MAGISTRATE'S COURT (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015

Act 15 of 2015

AN ACT TO AMEND THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT ACT (CAP. 11)

I assent,

TUPOU VI,

19th November 2015.

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the

Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short Title and Interpretation

(1) This Act may be cited as the Magistrates Court (Amendment) Act 2015.

(2) In this Act, the Magistrate’s Court Act (Cap. 11) shall be referred to as the

Principal Act.

2 Section 75 amended

Section 75 of the Principal Act is amended -

(a) in sub-section (1) by deleting the number “10” and replacing it with “28”; and

(b) by inserting the following proviso after sub-section (1) -

“Provided that the 28 days within which the notice of appeal shall be given,

may be extended with leave of the Supreme Court.”.



Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 21st day of October 2015.