Domain - Public Sector Courts Practice

Domain - Public Sector Courts Practice

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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand Courts structure
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10479 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the roles and functions of New Zealand Courts and tribunals, and describe the structure of the New Zealand Courts.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 and Disputes Tribunals Rules
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10494 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the purpose of the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988; describe the roles and powers of the Registrar and the Referee; and describe the process following the filing of an application.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand constitutional structure
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10480 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the key roles in the New Zealand constitutional structure; describe the doctrine of separation of powers; and describe the nature and extent of the role of the Department for Courts in service delivery to an independent judiciary.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of how law is developed and the relationship between different types of law
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10481 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe how New Zealand law is developed; and describe the relationship between legislation, regulations, and common law.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Operate in the M?ori Land Court in a manner which accounts for M?ori aspirations and cultural values
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10485 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe and apply tikanga Maori as it relates to Maori Land Court operations, and conduct client communications and meetings in a manner consistent with Maori cultural values.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply provisions relating to exercise of civil jurisdiction in District Court in Registrar's role
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10493 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the requirements of the civil jurisdiction of the District Court as they relate to the role of the Registrar; and determine applications within the Registrar's role.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of Acts affecting individuals' rights
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10478 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the extent to which the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993 impact on access to information held by Courts; describe the extent to which the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982 impact on access to information held by Courts; define the relationship between the Official Information Act and the Privacy Act in the context of Courts; describe the extent to which the provisions of the Ombudsmen Act 1975 apply in respect to Courts; and describe the extent to which the provisions of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 apply in respect to Courts.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply the law in a situation coming before a Registrar
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10482 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify a case as one within the decision making authority of the Registrar, and apply the law to a case established as within the decision making authority of the Registrar.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Describe the principles of administrative law
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10484 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the principles of administrative law.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of M?ori Land Law and apply the provisions as a Registrar
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10486 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the key legislation relating to Maori land; discharge the requirements of the Registrar's jurisdiction; and describe the kaupapa of Maori land law.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Research and produce a report to the M?ori Land Court on land title and ownership issues
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10487 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to undertake research on land title issues, and produce a report to the Maori Land Court on a land title.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Determine applications for Probate and Letters of Administration
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10488 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the range of applications seeking authority to administer a deceased estate, and determine applications for Probate and Letters of Administration.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Conduct Bill of Costs Taxation Hearings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10492 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct a bill of costs taxation hearing.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply the provisions of the key Family Court legislation as it relates to the role of the Registrar
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10495 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the key Family Court legislation, associated rules and regulations, and practice notes; and determine applications within the Registrar's jurisdiction.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply the principles of Caseflow Management
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10496 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of Caseflow Management principles and goals, and apply the principles and practice notes.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply the provisions of the criminal jurisdiction relating to the role of the Registrar
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10497 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the options available for commencing proceedings in the criminal jurisdictions of New Zealand Courts; issue a summons and a warrant in lieu of summons; issue a Search Warrant; determine an application for Criminal Legal Aid; prepare a warrant or an order for sentence or remand ordered by the Courts; describe and apply the powers of the Registrar in respect of the administrative progress of a case in the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court; and make a decision as to the right of search of Court records in criminal proceedings.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply provisions of legislation in relation to the forced sale of property through the Courts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10498 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the role of the Registrar in respect to sale of property; and carry out the legislative function of the Registrar in relation to sales.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Apply legislation relating to Sheriffs and Registrars in civil jurisdictions of the High Court
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 10490.

17276 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to make decisions under the High Court Rules; conduct a Costs Revision Appeal Hearing; describe the Sheriff's position; carry out the enforcement procedures of the High Court set out in legislation as they relate to the Sheriff's role; and describe the liabilities attached to the position of Sheriff in the event of wrongful execution.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of the civil jurisdictions of Courts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

17277 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standards are able to: describe the procedural basis for the civil jurisdiction of the District Court; describe the constitution and civil jurisdiction of the High Court; and describe the constitution and civil jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of the criminal jurisdiction of Courts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

17278 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standards are able to: describe the procedural basis for the criminal jurisdiction of the District Court jurisdictions; describe the constitution and criminal jurisdiction of the High Court; and describe the constitution and criminal jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Level 6

Conduct a hearing and produce written decisions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10483 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct an oral hearing, and produce written decisions.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Discharge the provisions of the Admiralty Act 1973 and Rules that relate to the role of the Registrar
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10491 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the provisions of the Admiralty Act 1973 and Rules as they relate to the powers of the Registrar, and discharge the provisions of the Admiralty Act 1973 and Rules that relate to the role of the Registrar.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Data as at 24 June 2024