Jurisdiction of the courts
13.1This chapter makes recommendations relating to:
- the respective jurisdictions of the High Court and District Court to determine proceedings under the proposed new Trusts Act; and
- the jurisdiction of the Family Court to make orders and give directions under the new Act.
13.2 The arguments for and against the District Court and Family Court having jurisdiction under new trust legislation were fully canvassed in the Fifth Issues Paper and the Preferred Approach Paper.