Pursuant to section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947,
His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
Avinash Deobhakta, retired District Court Judge
to be an acting District Court Judge, to exercise civil
and criminal jurisdiction in New Zealand, and to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Courts under Part 2A of the District Courts Act 1947, at such place or places and for such period or periods only as the Chief District Court Judge may fix, pursuant to the said section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947, for a term of one year on and from
16 February 2008.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of December 2007.
MICHAEL CULLEN, Attorney-General.