Domestic Violence Act 1996

Rules of court.


15.(1) For the purpose of ensuring the expeditious hearing of applications under this Act, rules of court may make provision for the service of documents otherwise than under section 7 (as amended by section 22 of the Courts Act, 1971) of the Courts Act, 1964, in circumstances to which that section relates.

(2) This section is without prejudice to section 17 of the Interpretation Act, 1937, which provides for rules of court.


Editorial Notes:


The Interpretation Act 1937 was repealed (1.01.2006) by Interpretation Act 2005 (23/2005), s. 3(1), commenced as per s. 1(2) . Under the rule of construction in s. 26(2)(f) of the 2005 Act, the reference in subs. (2) should now be read as referring to s. 24 of that Act.