Pursuant to sections 11 and 14 of the District Court Act 2016, and section 5(1) of the Family Court Act 1980, Her Excellency the Governor-General hereby appoints
Russell John Walker
as a District Court Judge, to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court commencing on 26 August 2019.
Dated at Wellington this 29th day of July 2019.
Hon DAVID PARKER, Attorney-General.