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Fugitive Offenders (Jurisdiction) Act 1923 (NI)

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Act No. 2 of 1923
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This is an Act of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 07 Dec 2015


NORFOLK                            ISLAND





[Consolidated as at 31 March 2002

on the authority of the Administrator

and in accordance with

the Enactments Reprinting Act 1980]




         1.      Short title

         2.      Court of Petty Sessions



NORFOLK                            ISLAND



Fugitive Offenders (Jurisdiction) Act 1923


An Act to confer on the Magistrate’s Court, jurisdiction under the Fugitive Offenders Act 1881 of the United Kingdom


Short title

      1.      This Act may be cited as the Fugitive Offenders (Jurisdiction) Act 1923.

Court of Petty Sessions to have jurisdiction

      2.      The jurisdiction under Part 1, of the Fugitive Offenders Act 1881 of the United Kingdom (44 and 45, Vic C. 69) to hear a case and commit a fugitive to prison to await his return shall be exercised in Norfolk Island by the Court of Petty Sessions.



The Fugitive Offenders (Jurisdiction) Act 1923 as shown in this consolidation comprises Act No. 2 of 1923 and amendments as indicated in the Tables below.


Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision





Fugitive Offenders Act 1923

2, 1923









Administration Act 1936

14, 1936









Ordinances Revision Act 1964

6, 1964









[reprinted as at 31 December 1964 incorporating above amendments]







Ordinances Revision Act 1979

13, 1979

this Act commenced on the same day as s. 2(2) of the Norfolk Island Act 1979 (Commonwealth)





Table of Amendments


ad =    added or inserted

am = amended

rep = repealed

rs =      repealed and substituted

Provisions affected

        How affected



2, 1963




14, 1936;  6, 1964;  13, 1979









© Norfolk Island Government 2002

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