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Foreign Judgments Regulations

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SR 1992 No. 321 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 1995 No. 35
Registered 26 Mar 2010
Start Date 14 Mar 1995
End Date 04 Jul 1995

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS
- In force under the Foreign Judgments Act 1991
- Updated as at 21 March 1995 (HISTREG CHAP 1109 #DATE 21:03:1995)

*1* The Foreign Judgments Regulations (in force under the Foreign Judgments Act 1991) as shown in this reprint comprise Statutory Rules 1992 No. 321 amended as indicated in the Tables below.
Table of Statutory Rules
Year and Date of Date of Application
Number Notification commencement saving or
in Gazette transitional
provisions
1992 No. 321 16 Oct 1992 16 Oct 1992
1993 No. 143 25 June 1993 25 June 1993 -
1994 No. 283 23 Aug 1994 1 Sept 1994 -
1995 No. 35 14 Mar 1995 14 Mar 1995 -
Table of Amendments
ad=added or inserted am=amended rep=repealed rs=repealed and substituted
Provision affected How affected
R. 2 rs. 1993 No. 143
R. 5 am. 1994 No. 283; 1995 No. 35
Schedule am. 1993 No. 143; 1995 No. 35

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Regulation
1. Citation
2. Interpretation
3. Extension of Part 2 of the Act
4. Specified superior courts
5. Specified inferior courts
SCHEDULE
SUPERIOR COURTS
#ADD 27:3:1995

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - REG 1
Citation

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Foreign Judgments Regulations.*1* SEE NOTES TO FIRST ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER .

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - REG 2
Interpretation

2. In these Regulations:
"Act" means the Foreign Judgments Act 1991;
"Privy Council" means the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, and is taken to include the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - REG 3
Extension of Part 2 of the Act

3. Part 2 of the Act extends to each country specified in column 2 of the Schedule.

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - REG 4
Specified superior courts

4. For the purposes of the Act, the courts specified in column 3 of an item in the Schedule are taken to be superior courts of the country specified in column 2 of that item.

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - REG 5
Specified inferior courts

5. (1) Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to each District Court of New Zealand.


(2) Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to the following inferior courts of the United Kingdom:
(a) County Courts (England and Wales);
(b) County Courts (Northern Ireland);
(c) Sheriff Courts (Scotland).


(3) Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to the following inferior courts of Canada:
(a) the Provincial Court of Alberta;
(b) the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS REGULATIONS - SCHEDULE

SCH

SCHEDULE Regulations 3 and 4
SUPERIOR COURTS
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Item No. Country Courts
1 New Zealand Court of Appeal High Court
1A Province of Alberta,
Canada Supreme Court of Canada
Court of Appeal of
Alberta
Court of Queen's Bench
of Alberta
2 Bahamas, The
Commonwealth of the Court of Appeal
Supreme Court
3 Province of British
Columbia, Canada Supreme Court of Canada
Court of Appeal of British Columbia
Supreme Court of British Columbia
4 British Virgin Islands Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
5 Cayman Islands Grand Court
6 Dominica,
Commonwealth of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
Court of Appeal
High Court of Justice
7 Falkland Islands Court of Appeal
Supreme Court
8 Fiji, Republic of High Court
9 France (French Republic) Cour de Cassation
Cours d'Appel
Tribunaux de grand instance
Tribunaux de commerce
Cours d'assise
Tribunaux correctionnels
10 Germany, Federal
Republic of
Bundesgerichtshof
Oberlandesgerichte
Bayerische Oberste
Landesgericht
Landgerichte
11 Gibraltar Court of Appeal
Supreme Court
12 Grenada Supreme Court (consisting of the:
Court of Appeal; High Court)
13 Hong Kong Privy Council
Supreme Court of Hong Kong
(consisting of the:
Court of Appeal;
High Court)
14 Israel, State of Supreme Court
District Courts
Moslem Religious Courts
Druze Religious Courts
15 Italy (Italian Republic) Corte Suprema di Cassazione
Corte di Assise
Corte d'Appello
Tribunale
16 Japan Supreme Court
High Courts
District Courts
Family Courts
16A Malawi High Court
Supreme Court
17 Province of Manitoba,
Canada Court of the Queen's Bench of
Manitoba
18 Montserrat Privy Council
Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal
High Court of Montserrat
19 Papua New Guinea Supreme Court of Justice
National Court of Justice
20 St Helena Supreme Court
21 St Kitts and Nevis,
Federation of Privy Council
Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal
High Court (Saint Christopher
Circuit)
High Court (Nevis Circuit)
22 St Vincent and the
Grenadines Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
(consisting of the: Court of
Appeal, High Court)
23 Seychelles, Republic of Court of Appeal
Supreme Court
24 Singapore, Republic of Privy Council: in respect of orders
made on appeals from the Singapore
Supreme Court and filed with the
Court of Appeal of Singapore
Supreme Court of Singapore
(consisting of the: Court of
Appeal; High Court)
25 Solomon Islands Court of Appeal
High Court
25A Sri Lanka Supreme Court
Court of Appeal
High Court
District Court
25B Tonga Court of Appeal
Supreme Court
26 Tuvalu Court of Appeal
High Court
27 United Kingdom, The House of Lords
Supreme Court of England and Wales
Supreme Court of Judicature of
Northern Ireland
Court of Session
(NOTE: The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is constituted by Statutory
Instrument 1967 No. 223, as amended by Statutory Instrument 1983 No.
1108, of the United Kingdom. The Court is differently described in the
usage of the countries mentioned in the Schedule in relation to which
it is listed as a superior court. The description used by each of those
countries is set out in column 3 of the relevant item in the Schedule.)