Civil Keywords

Useful keywords, phrases and legislation for use in searching for civil related judgments.

Keywords and phrases   Legislation

Keywords and phrases

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

A

Appeal

Appeal against decision to refuse issue of firearms licence

Appeal against suspension from nursing practice

Appeal against Tenancy Tribunal decision

Appeal from decision of Disputes Tribunal

Appeal from tribunal

Application to recall judgment

Application to set aside judgment

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B

Binding agreement

Breach of contract

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C

Constructive trust

Contract

Costs

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D

Decline to issue transport (goods) service licence

Dismissal of counterclaim in civil proceedings

Dismissing or staying all or part of proceeding

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E

Express trust

F

Fitness to practice

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G

H

I

Interim special conditions

J

Judgment by default

Judgment on admission

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K

L

Limitation defence

M

N

O

P

Q

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R

Receivership

Removal or trimming of trees

Restraining order

Restrictive covenants void as contrary to public interest

Resulting trust

Returning prisoner

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S

Special conditions on a prisoner returning from overseas

T

Tenancy Tribunal appeal

U

Unconscionability

Unjust enrichment

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V

W

Whether the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a firearms licence

Whether the applicant presents a threat to public safety

Whether trees on neighbour’s property constituted undue obstruction

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Legislation

Arms Act 1983,

ss 24 (Issue of firearms licence), 62 (Right of appeal from official decisions)

Consumer Guarantees Act 1992

Disputes Tribunals Act 1988,

s 50 (Appeals)

District Courts Rules 2009,

rr 12.28 (Unliquidated demand), 12.34 (Judgment may be set aside or varied), 15.2 (Sale of personal property)

District Courts Rules 2014,

rr, 15.1 (Dismissing or staying all or part of proceeding), 15.12 (Dismissal for want of prosecution), 18.19 (Appeal is rehearing)

Harassment Act 1997,

ss 4 (Meaning of specified act), 16 (Power to make restraining order), 17 (Defence to prove that specified acts done for lawful purpose)

Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003,

s 106 (Rights of Appeal)

Land Transport Act 1998,

ss 30C (General safety criteria), 30F (Additional criteria for goods service), 30J (Transport service operators may not carry on certain transport services unless licensed to do so), 30L (Grant of licence), 106 (General right of appeal to District Court)

Limitation Act 1950,

s 4 (Limitation of actions of contract and tort, and certain other actions)

Limitation Act 2010,

ss 4 (Interpretation), 59 (Actions based on acts or omissions before 1 January 2011)

Parole Act 2002

Property Law Act 2007,

ss 334 (Owner or occupier of land may apply for order under section 333), 335 (Matters court may consider in determining application for order under section 333), 336 (Further considerations relating to trees)

Residential Tenancies Act 1986,

ss 13 (Form of tenancy agreement), 117 (Appeal to District Court), 118 (Powers of District Court Judge on appeal)

Returning Offenders (Management and Information) Act 2015,

ss 16 (Who is returning prisoner), 17 (Criteria for determination that person is returning prisoner), 26 (Returning prisoner must comply with special conditions imposed by court ), 26(3), 27 (Interim special conditions), 27(5)

State Sector Act 1988

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