Pursuant to section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947, Her Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
Sir David James Carruthers, knzm, retired District Court Judge
to be an Acting District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction in New Zealand at such place or places and for such period or periods only as the Chief District Court Judge may fix, pursuant to section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947, for a term commencing on 16 February 2017 and expiring on 31 December 2017.
Dated at Wellington this 16th day of February 2017.
Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, qc, Attorney-General.