Court of Appeal

JurisdictionHears appeals from cases originally heard in the lower courts. In some instances lower courts may ask the Court of Appeal for an opinion on matters before them.
Governing legislationEstablished as a permanent court in 1958 following the 1957 amendment to theJudicature Act 1908.
Administering bodyMinistry of Justice
Contact detailsCnr Molesworth & Aitken Streets
Court of Appeal of New Zealand
DX SX11223
Tel: 0800 268 787
Overseas: +64 9 583 1900

AvailabilityJudicial Decisions Online (2003 onwards), searchable only; NZLII 1970 onwards.Case summaries are available from the the Courts of New Zealand website; supplied by Thompson Reuters Judgment Service (1986 onward).
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Library holdings of unreported decisions