Pursuant to sections 10 and 5B of the District Courts Act 1947, and section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
Sanjay Patel, barrister of Auckland
to be an Acting District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand and to conduct jury trials for a period commencing on 22 June 2016 and expiring on 19 February 2019.
Dated at Wellington this 11th day of May 2016.
Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, qc, Attorney-General.