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Acting District Court Judges Appointed

Pursuant to sections 14 and 31 of the District Court Act, Her Excellency the Governor-General is pleased to appoint:

Peter John Butler

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a term of two years commencing on 18 February 2021; and

Peter Stuart Rollo

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a term of one year commencing on 10 June 2021; and

John Enoka MacDonald

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a term of one year commencing on 1 March 2021; and

Anne-Marie Josephine Bouchier

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a term of one year commencing on 1 March 2021; and

Kevin James Phillips

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a term of one year commencing on 15 January 2021; and

David McCaw Wilson qc

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court under section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a further term commencing on 1 March 2021 and concluding on 23 May 2021;

Pursuant to section 31 of the District Court Act and section 7 of the Family Court Act 1980, Her Excellency the Governor-General is pleased to appoint:

Maureen Jeanette Southwick qc

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court for a term of two years commencing on 15 May 2021; and

Anthony Patrick Walsh

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court for a term of two years commencing on 18 March 2021; and

John Gordon Adams

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court for a term commencing on 1 March 2021 and concluding on 8 August 2022; and

Annis Eve Somerville

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court for a term of two years commencing on 10 June 2021; and

Brian Hamish Struthers Neal

to be an acting District Court Judge and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court for a term of one year commencing on 1 March 2021;

Pursuant to section 31 of the District Court Act, Her Excellency the Governor-General is pleased to appoint:

Jane Hewat Lovell-Smith

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of two years commencing on 8 June 2021; and

David Graham Mather

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 4 March 2021; and

Christopher David Sygrove

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 15 January 2021; and

Gary Michael Harrison

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 2 March 2021; and

Dale Fleur Clarkson

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 1 March 2021; and

Charles Stuart Blackie

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 22 January 2021; and

Christopher John McGuire

to be an acting District Court Judge for a term of one year commencing on 15 January 2021.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of November 2020.

Hon DAVID PARKER, Attorney-General.