An Act to amend certain Acts with respect to coronial inquests and inquiries, court procedure, young offenders and other matters.
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007.
(1) This Act commences on the date of assent to this Act, except as specified in subsection (2).(2) Schedules 2, 4 and 5 commence on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
The Acts and Regulations specified in Schedules 1–5 are amended as set out in those Schedules.
4 Repeal of Act
(1) This Act is repealed on the day following the day on which all of the provisions of this Act have commenced.(2) The repeal of this Act does not, because of the operation of section 30 of the Interpretation Act 1987, affect any amendment made by this Act.
Schedule 1 (Repealed)
sch 1: Rep 2008 No 62, Sch 4.
Schedule 2 Amendment of Land and Environment Court Act 1979 No 204
Section 34 Conciliation conferences (as substituted by Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2007)
Insert after section 34 (10):(10A) The same privilege with respect to defamation as exists with respect to judicial proceedings and a document produced in judicial proceedings exists with respect to:(a) a conciliation conference, and(b) a document or other material sent to or produced to a Commissioner, or sent to or produced at the Court or the registry of the Court, for the purpose of enabling a conciliation conference to be arranged.(10B) The privilege conferred by subsection (10A) extends only to a publication made:(a) at a conciliation conference, or(b) in a document or other material sent to or produced to a Commissioner, or sent to or produced at the Court or the registry of the Court, for the purpose of enabling a conciliation conference to be arranged.
Schedule 3 (Repealed)
sch 3: Rep 2008 No 62, Sch 4.
Schedule 4 Amendment of Young Offenders Act 1997 No 54
 Section 10 Admission of offences
Omit “16 years” from section 10 (c). Insert instead “14 years”.
sch 4: Am 2008 No 62, Sch 4.
Schedule 5 (Repealed)
sch 5: Rep 2008 No 62, Sch 4.